PODCAST: Musical Spaghetti – winners and judges talk about using tech for good

PODCAST: Musical Spaghetti – winners and judges talk about using tech for good

The new AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards podcast offers in-depth discussion with Award winners and judges about the many ways that digital and mobile technology is changing lives for the better. What … Read more

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Tech4Good Awards 2016: Meet the Winners

The winners of the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2016 have been announced at a glittering ceremony at BT Centre. Our 28 finalists were joined by special guests from the worlds of … Read more

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Maureen Johnston

In 2013, Maureen offered a few days of her spare time to help the newly established charity, The Silver Line with their national launch and to help set up the … Read more

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John Crich

John Crich is a volunteer Digital Champion with Time to Get Online, a digital inclusion project that pairs tech-savvy volunteers with people who want to learn how to use their smartphone, … Read more

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Allan Robson

A volunteer with AbilityNet for the past five years, Allan Robson helps older people use technology to change their lives. With a full-time job as an IT professional for a government levied … Read more

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John Pollard

In 2011, John Pollard had a vision for a community learning centre that would improve the lives of local people by utilising technology, the internet and his vast experience in the IT … Read more

Rachael Moat accepting IT Volunteer of the Year Award

Musical spaghetti: How IT Volunteer of the Year Rachael Moat uses spaghetti hoops to help disabled children

Each year we’re surprised and impressed by the innovation shown by our entrees, but nothing could have prepared us for the winner of the IT Volunteer of the Year Award … Read more

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Helping older and vulnerable people get online

Jane Styles and Ole Constantine have been volunteering with Wales & West Housing for over two years, helping older and vulnerable people get online. Despite both suffering ill health, Jane … Read more

Dalton Brown

From client to volunteer, supporting disabled people get back to work

Dalton Brown volunteers at Access to Business in Wolverhampton, supporting unemployed disabled people as they get back into work, training and self-employment. Before becoming a volunteer in August 2013, Dalton … Read more

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Going above and beyond to support disabled people

Cecil Taylor is a dedicated volunteer with ITCanHelp. Visiting disabled people in their homes, day centres or residential accommodation, he helps resolve computer problems and provides support and guidance to … Read more

Encouraging students with complex needs to interact with the world

Rachael Moat is a musician and music teacher who volunteers once a week at Seashell Trust, a school for children with complex needs and severe learning difficulties, including little to … Read more

Tech4Good Impact: UCanDoIT

A volunteer for many years, Anthony Wigram had worked with a number of charities, including the Samaritans and Victim Support, before taking up the post of Chairman with the PHAB (Physically … Read more