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.
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
November 2020 update by Heather The team at SocialBox.Biz is proud to present the various updates and case studies we’ve accumulated lately! Local Leaders Advocate for Digital Inclusion The House of Lords and local elected members across parties recently signed a letter encouraging initiatives to repurpose used laptops with open source software and place them … Continue reading A SocialBox.Biz Update and Latest Case Studies
Helping local councils and organisations meet social obligations. A SocialBox.Biz blog post 16th September 2020 The team at SocialBox.Biz is working diligently to bridge the gap that rests between the disadvataged and digital means. This staggering trend, called digital exclusion, means that the homeless, underprivileged youth, refugees, asylum seekers and pensioners living on pension credit … Continue reading SOCIALBOX.BIZ | DIGITAL INCLUSION CONSULTING SERVICES
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 Blog post update by Heather, 1st August 2020. In a new report from CBI entitled ‘Valued Partnerships’, the use of social value in contracts with the government was explored. According to the CBI newsletter of Jul 27, 2020: Building on the CBI’s work on how we can build back better, on Friday the … Continue reading CBI REPORT UNDERSCORES NEED FOR PARTNERSHIPS TO MAXIMIZE SOCIAL VALUE
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
A SocialBox.Biz blog post update by Heather, 31 July 2020 C-19 has had a major impact on our partnering organisations. For instance, C4WS Homeleness Charity says they were down to their last device when SocialBox.Biz delivered iPads for their clients. Through the Laptops for the Homeless Initiative, we continue to give to those in need. … Continue reading SOCIALBOX.BIZ | Laptops for Homeless Initiative Case Studies