Facebook donates laptops to schools around Bay Area

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

’Tis the season for selflessness — and Facebook is getting an early start on its gift-giving.

As part of its efforts to encourage learning in the STEM fields of education, the company is donating hundreds of free laptops to kids in schools around the San Francisco Bay Area.

That came most recently in the form of a free laptop for every eighth grader at Everett Middle School in San Francisco, with a surprise visit from CEO Mark Zuckerberg Facebook CIO Tim Campos, who had 100 Lenovo Thinkpads in tow. (He gave 25 laptops to Mission High School students, as well.)

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