A SocialBox.Biz post by Heather, 13 May 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the need to connect people with technology, and vulnerable populations – such as the homeless and the elderly – have a bigger need than ever. The Laptops for the Homeless Initiative has beautifully bridged the gap between vulnerable populations and communication, careers, and education for a while, but it’s become even more pivotal during the pandemic.
The initiative was recently featured in an episode of Rooftop TV, a YouTube channel dedicated to covering good news. They also shared a full article on their website highlighting all the work we’ve done to date.
You can see the article at https://therooftop.news/2020/05/05/former-refugee-urges-businesses-to-donate-unused-laptops-to-support-vulnerable-during-covid-19/.
See what Rooftop TV had to say about the initiative here:
Last week, we spoke at CBI’s Supporting Families in Hardship Group Talk to discuss how people can help refugees, the homeless, and the elderly during these trying times. See the full article at :
This month, we’ve received contributions from Marks & Spencer and last month from Deloitte Accountants. We send our heartfelt thanks on behalf of the SocialBox.Biz team, as well as those these laptops will be helping.
We’ve got a great number of amazing businesses on board, and we are always looking to add new sectors to our initiative. You can see some ways our laptops have helped the vulnerable recently here:
Our partnering organisations who collect unused tech for the initiative have found a surprising array of benefits from joining our cause. For instance, organisations enjoy higher ESG and Scope 3 Carbon Reduction points. Learn how it’s possible:
If you’d like to contribute, there are a few ways.
First, contact us today to see how your organisation find purpose for unused and old but still useful tech. The second way to contribute is by simply following and sharing us at https://twitter.com/SocialBoxBiz
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