LONDON, July 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
SocialBox.Biz, a digital inclusion and laptop donation platform, will redistribute the items through qualifying charity partners.
SocialBox.biz has been redistributing old laptops to vulnerable populations and pop up classes, recently announced they are expanding operations across the UK to create a bigger social impact. The donated laptops allow the homeless, elderly, refugees, and other vulnerable individuals to search for jobs, connect with friends and family through email, and conduct other essential activities such as shopping.
Peter Paduh, the Chairman of SocialBox.biz, explains, "Society is becoming ever more dependent on computerised technologies, but thousands of people still lack access to these vital resources, causing them to live in social and digital exclusion here in this country. Our priority is to turn old laptops into a resource for digital and social inclusion."
Valuable new partnerships with corporations and charities have allowed SocialBox.biz to expand its reach. "We're so grateful to Former Lord Mayor of Westminster Jan Prendergast (pictured) for her role in coordinating these donations for disadvantaged people in Westminster City and sharing these stories of hope with us," Peter added.
These corporations are already participating in SocialBox.biz Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives:
- Rentokil Initial
- Gemma Appleton, who has engaged around one hundred London Regus office buildings in the initiative, says, "We are proud to be part of something bigger than our operation. Together, we are working to curb digital exclusion, and marginalisation…"
Some of the new participating charities which partner with SocialBox.biz initiative include:
C4WS Homeless Project
- Simon Community Scotland
- Caritas Anchor House
Sam Forsdike from C4WS Homeless Project in Central London says, "We are frequently asked by our former guests how they can obtain computers…to take the next steps forward with their lives, whether this be searching for work, starting college or reconnecting with family and friends. We have never been able to help them with these requests until discovering Social Box…"
For more information about SocialBox.biz and environmental social governance ( ESG ) strategies, please contact the SocialBox.biz team by visiting https://www.socialbox.biz/contact-us/
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