PRESS RELEASE: By Iain Patton, Managing Director and Founder Ethical Team London 20 June: SocialBox.Biz, a UK-based social enterprise that takes unwanted tech to-reuse and re-home it for those in need, is appealing for support from businesses during Refugee Week which falls between the 19th – 25th of June 2023. Refugee Week is a week-long celebration … Continue reading Tech innovator SocialBox.Biz calls on UK businesses to donate their unused laptops to help refugees and people experiencing homelessness during Refugee Week 2023
A SocialBox.Biz update – 2 February 2023 The SocialBox.Biz initiative is adding to its already extensive list of business hero partners SocialBox.Biz is a community interest company that works by collecting tech donations, wiping laptops clean, loading them with open source software, and handing some of them over to charities and organisations benefiting … Continue reading SocialBox.Biz Readies for Even More Business Heroes to Join their Mission
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 that is … 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. A SocialBox.Biz new campaign ‘Scholarships for Refugees and Homeless People’ is planning to announce additional tech collection 2023/24 drive dates helping students learn about working … 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
AUGUST 30, 2021 SocialBox.Biz Partners with Migrant Help Charity Modern day slavery is a major problem in Scotland, and as trafficking victims turn to shelters, they are in need of ways to communicate with loved ones, find jobs, and obtain education. Migrant Help and SocialBox.Biz have announced a partnership that will directly help these innocent … Continue reading SOCIALBOX.BIZ | LATEST CASE STUDIES AND UPDATES | MIGRANT HELP, CENTREPOINT AND OTHERS
A SocialBox.Biz briefing update by Heather ( Updated June 17 2021 ) – Reports on why local solutions such as SocialBox.Biz local reuse and donating is a better option before recycling everything. Current e-waste recycling solutions are just exporting the problem — Prof Richard Herrington, Head of Earth Sciences at the Natural History Museum in … Continue reading SOCIALBOX.BIZ | MAY 2021 BRIEFING | RE-USE NOT WASTE |
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