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June 10, 2015 17:00 ET

Gumdrop Cases Launches 'Gumdrop Gives Back' for Special Needs Classrooms

The Ruggedized Phone, Tablet, and Laptop Case Company to Donate 10,000 Drop Tech Cases to Special Needs Classrooms Nationwide

OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 10, 2015) - This summer, premium case manufacturer Gumdrop Cases ( will donate 10,000 Drop Tech cases to special needs classrooms across America with their 'Gumdrop Gives Back' program ( The program provides special needs classrooms with up to 20 free protective cases for their tablets and up to 60 cases per school district. The program is now open and accepting applications online.

As mobile device adoption grows in educational settings across the country, tablets are increasingly being used in special needs classrooms to help students communicate, enhance motor skills, and nurture independence. With the 'Gumdrop Gives Back' Program, Gumdrop seeks to assist schools and districts in offsetting the costs associated with protecting the tablets not just from damage, but the wear and tear of regular use. Students need and deserve solid, reliable protection for their mobile devices like Apple iPads, Samsung Galaxy Tabs, Mircrosoft Surfaces, Kindle Fires, Dell Venues, and Lenovo Yogas. The Drop Tech [] case, with its dual layer of protection, provides a sure grip and significant drop protection in a sleek, ruggedized package.

"We are grateful to the nation's schools for partnering with us in our growth as a company, and are excited to invest back into their classrooms. Tablets are an amazing, assistive technology to help empower children on the whole, but especially those that may need a bit more attention than others allowing for better learning and development opportunities. A reliable, protective case is essential to continue to support the devices with their regular use. We are happy to provide peace of mind against the fear of drops and bumps in classrooms across America."
--Tim Hickman, CEO and co-founder

Gumdrop Cases is accepting applications from teachers and school administrators now.

Applications for the 2015-2016 school year are currently open until July 31st, 2015 or until the maximum of 10,000 cases is reached. To apply for the program, please fill out the form online ( making sure you review and understand the full list of eligibility requirements.

About Gumdrop Cases
Gumdrop Cases makes stylishly ruggedized cases for smartphones, tablets, and Macbooks. Combining well designed form and function, Gumdrop Cases is a leader in protecting large deployments in both in schools and businesses with over 2,000,000 units in use. For more information, visit or call (925) 263-1773.

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