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  • Minaj’s story: overcoming mental health issues with digital

    14/02/2024 · Our stories

    Minaj’s story: overcoming mental health issues with digital

    Minaj's mental health was so bad she barely left the house, but after improving her digital skills and connecting with her community, she is happier than ever.

  • Safer Internet Day: the best resources for keeping people safe online

    06/02/2024 · News

    Safer Internet Day: the best resources for keeping people safe online

    Good Things' Community Engagement Manager, Louise Branch, shares her top online safety resources, in celebration of Safer Internet Day 2024.

  • Virgin Money brings the National Databank to all UK stores

    18/01/2024 · News

    Virgin Money brings the National Databank to all UK stores

    Virgin Money and Good Things Foundation team up to support millions of households facing digital exclusion across the UK by making all UK stores National Databanks.

  • Are older people really spending more time online?

    10/01/2024 · News

    Are older people really spending more time online?

    New data from the Office of National Statistics reveals that Over-70s are UK’s most online adults after twenty-somethings. Our Head of Research and Data Insights, Katie Heard, explores these findings.

  • Free data and devices helps Amer settle into life in the UK

    09/01/2024 · Our stories

    Free data and devices helps Amer settle into life in the UK

    From an asylum seeker with no internet access to becoming a volunteer at Job4Me, access to free data and a device has helped Amer kickstart his life in the UK.

  • A man smiling and talking to someone while using a laptop in a community centre

    08/01/2024 · News

    HMRC awards Good Things another 3 year grant

    Good Things have received more funding from HMRC, enabling us to support individuals facing digital and other barriers to accessing HMRC services.

  • A woman helping a man use a computer

    02/01/2024 · News

    People’s Partnership: helping people and the environment by donating devices

    People's Partnership are tackling digital exclusion by donating used tech to the National Device Bank. They shared their motivations, the benefits and why other organisations should get involved.

  • Avoiding Misinformation Online

    21/12/2023 · News

    Avoiding Misinformation Online

    Good Things' Community Engagement Manager, Louise Branch, raises awareness of online misinformation with insights from Newsguard and the Network.

  • Another year fixing the digital divide: 12 achievements in our 12th year

    19/12/2023 · News

    Another year fixing the digital divide: 12 achievements in our 12th year

    Our Group CEO, Helen Milner OBE, reflects on some of our best moments of 2023 - with highlights from our team, partners and the National Digital Inclusion Network.

  • Jonathan’s story

    18/12/2023 · Our stories

    Jonathan’s story

    From an asylum seeker with no internet access to now a volunteer at Learn for Life, Jonathan's life has been transformed with access to free data and a device.

  • Bridging the digital divide with Standard Life

    18/12/2023 · News

    Bridging the digital divide with Standard Life

    In this guest blog, Standard Life outline their 3 step digital inclusion strategy and how they're supporting us by promoting Learn My Way to their customers.

  • Standard Life become Learn My Way supporters

    18/12/2023 · News

    Standard Life become Learn My Way supporters

    Standard Life is joining our fight against digital exclusion by promoting Learn My Way to their millions of customers.