SocialBox.Biz is a community interest company (CIC) that improves the local community by providing technology based social impact solutions. ( A blog post update Summer 2022) SocialBox.Biz, a Community Interest Company supporting refugees, people experiencing homelessness and other disadvantaged community groups in the UK, is currently increasing their collection of old, usable technology to reuse … Continue reading Reusing no longer needed but still usable laptops is even better than recycling – increasing collection of old, usable tech. Join us today !
A SocialBox.Biz blog post update by Alex, February 2022 ( with case studies how reused computers from our great business partners are helping reconnect people and share kindness ) Reusing no longer need but still usable electronics is even better than recycling. Give new life to older electronics and share the gift of connectivity with … Continue reading SocialBox.Biz Looks Forward to Reconnecting People By Recruiting Additional Business Partners in 2022 and Beyond…
Opportunity for participating schools, colleges, universities and local councils to help those who are not able to afford further education by collecting old, no longer needed but still usable tech. Launching a brand new initiative ‘Scholarships for Refugees and Homeless People’ from November 2021 we are going to be helping students learn about working together, … Continue reading Scholarships for Refugees and Homeless People in the UK – helping students learn about working together, helping others and collaborating.
Laptops for the homeless, refugees, and older people in isolation update from our October 2021 newsletter – Change starts at the top. Recent events and the ever-changing online services have made it clear that getting laptops and computers into the hands of disadvantaged people has never been more important. A laptop and a connection to … Continue reading SOCIALBOX.BIZ UPDATE | Change starts at the top | Interview with The Times – Changemakers
A SocialBox.Biz post by Heather April 29 2021 ( Updated June 17 2021 ) April 2021 brought a busy end to the first quarter for essentially every industry, meanwhile, vulnerable populations continue to suffer in the digital divide. Without laptops in hand, homeless people, aging populations on small pensions, refugees, and asylum seekers struggle to … Continue reading SOCIALBOX.BIZ | APRIL 2021 UPDATES
A Website Post by Heather 4 April 2021 SocialBox.Biz Makes Forward Advance in Digital Inclusion Manifesto with ongoing participation from partners With rampant digital exclusion ravaging the globe due to the pandemic, SocialBox.Biz is trying to do their part to make a change with their long-standing Laptops for Homeless and Elderly Initiative that helps organisations … Continue reading Importance of ongoing participation in the re-use of old tech locally highlighted by SocialBox.Biz
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 30 Nov 2020 Community interest company aims to end digital poverty in the UK by 2030 The community interest company is on a mission to help bring about a digitally included society, and their campaign is working diligently to make this a reality. Their mission consists of three main goals: to eradicate … Continue reading Digital inclusion Manifesto – SocialBox.Biz Takes Stand Against Digital Exclusion
A SocialBox.Biz blog post update 21st August 2020 We are grateful to great PR agencies that are already answering the PRCA Appeal and supporting our initiative. For the homeless, refugees, and the elderly in the UK, digital exclusion is a reality. Without access to laptops and other internet-connected devices, the disadvantaged are left without access … Continue reading PRCA Appeal Updates
A SocialBox.Biz Case Study update by Heather, 31 July 2020 SocialBox.Biz recently partnered with Housing Justice for a 2-day ‘Move On’ training designed to help homeless clients get back on their feet. 36 clients all received laptops through the SocialBox.Biz Laptops for the Homeless Initiative to learn about various aspects of well-being. The laptops offered … Continue reading SocialBox.Biz and Housing Justice Partner for ‘Move On’ Training to Help Homeless Clients Get Back on their Feet – Case Study
SocialBox.Biz Laptop Case Studies, Refugee Support Network Update 31 July and 16 September 2020 As our partners Refugee Support Network are working on compiling the latest case studies of unaccompanied refugee children and young people receiving rehomed SocialBox.Biz laptops, here are summaries for two of the recipients. Case Studies… *The names have been changed. Yahya* … Continue reading Refugee Support Network – SocialBox.Biz Laptop Case Studies Update