We are here to help

We recognize that this is a very challenging time for many families around the world. We have decided to allocate our resources to help children where they need it most.

How does it work?

We have allocated a major piece of our resources to supply those families laptops for educational purposes that have been struggling through this extraordinary time. You can fill out the application below and there is a FAQ that will answer most questions, but you can reach out to us for any other inquiries you may have.

Most frequent questions and answers

First go through the FAQ to clarify any uncertainty.

Then fill out the application below to the best of your ability.

Contact us for any further help.

 

Upon approval, we will issue your family a laptop or alternate device. The versions vary depending on availability. It will come pre loaded with educational resources, and your child’s teacher will be programmed in to ensure a smooth set up.

We encourage everyone to apply if you feel you have the need.

All applications are approved by highest priority, device and local funding availability in queue.

More than one child?

We have a limit of 1 free device per household, as demand is still very high at this time.

Depending on availability our team may have highly discounted models available; please contact our admin team to check availability.

We are a Non-Profit dedicated to helping underprivileged families. We approve applications based on income, family situation and the child’s needs. We encourage anyone to apply if their children’s education has been affected.  

There is no fee to apply

Upon approval If you are located outside of our major cities, there may be a shipping fee based on Canada Post.

Yes, the Ipad or laptop is yours to keep. You will be required to sign a non-sell agreement upon delivery to ensure the system is not abused. 

Once we have received your application our team will reach out to you to review all information with you and let you know the next steps!

Due to the high volume of applicants, Applications are reviewed by Step Up within 30 days (If the application is incomplete it could take longer to review)

What is SkipTheDepot?

SkipTheDepot is A door-to-door bottle collection service that makes refundable recycling and fundraising easier than 1,2,3
 
1.Download the app and book a pickup time using https://app.skipthedepot.com/stepup4kidz
2.Place your bags outside
3.Their teams pick them up and your Donation goes directly to us!
 
It’s that easy!!
Everything is done by contactless pick up so it’s completely safe and saves you a trip to the stinky depot.
 
DONATE TODAY!

DONATE TO US WITH EMPTY BOTTLES AND CANS WITHOUT LEAVING YOUR HOUSE