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1731 SE 10th Ave Portland, OR 97214
1731 SE 10th AveUSORPortland97214
(503) 232-9350freegeek.org
Thrift Store, Recycling Center
Thrift Store
Recycling Center
Used Computer Store
Volunteer Organization
Non-Profit Organization
Computer Training School
Computer Support and Services
Today 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am – 6:00 pmTuesday 10:00 am – 6:00 pmWednesday 10:00 am – 6:00 pmThursday 10:00 am – 6:00 pmFriday 10:00 am – 6:00 pmSaturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pmSunday Closed
Community technology center that provides education and reuses computers, responsibly recycling when necessary. 

Note: Store open Monday through Saturday. Recycling hours are Tuesday through Saturday.
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People talk about computer parts, desk top computer, adoption program, store credit and used electronics
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Aaron Allen
reviewed 2 weeks ago
This place is incredible! They make use of an overly stressed waste stream to deliver internet ready PCs to disadvantaged communities. Just a few hours of volunteering earns you an internet ready PC with a Free/Open Source operating system. I've volunteered some time here as well as donating my old electronics, and as a nonprofit they are well organized and focused on their mission. I highly recommend them to anyone seeking to make a positive impact/volunteer in their community, or just to unload their outdated electronic equipment.
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Eric Davis
reviewed 5 months ago
I depend on Free Geek to recycle all my electronics. It gives me a good feeling to think that stuff will be reused or recycled. I don't know what I would do with it if not for Free Geek. They certainly are a valued service to the community. I have nothing but high praise and kudos for Free Geek.
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Flynn Milligan
reviewed 5 months ago
Free Geek is a great place to learn about computers and Ubuntu. While Linux has much more to offer, Free Geek is one of the best places for an introduction.
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Sydney Von Arx
reviewed 4 months ago
I volunteer in the build program at free geek, and I love the concept. People in the build program help build computers, and get one of their own, along with education on computer hardware. People in the adoption program help sort computers and get a free computer. People in who need computers get them for very little. People that give computers find a way to easily dispose of old computers. It's beautiful hoe everyone wins. Having said that, the idea is poorly executed. The programs are run y people who don't have the faintest idea how to teach. The tests and lessons are pointless, and ask you about everything you DON'T need to know. Some of the staff are a little annoying as well.
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Kenden Curry
reviewed 5 months ago
If you are nerd and/or geek and you need or want a place to volunteer there is no better place in the portland metro area. You get to repair computers and help them get good homes or help recycle old tech to be environmentally conscious. This place is utterly fantastic.
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Daniel B.
reviewed a year ago
Free Geek present a fairly noble and honest business model, but it would appear to come at the expense of achieving their full potential. The level of customer service was satisfactory, but they leave a lot of room for improvement. Overall, however, a good establishment.

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