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Posted on June 14th, 2016 by Rachel Jackson

TheGivingMachine Founder, Richard Morris and I were delighted to be invited to the Tech4Good Awards Event held at The BT Tower on Wednesday 8th June, where it was revealed TheGivingMachine are finalists for the BT My Donate Fundraising Award.

The Tech4Good Awards recognize organisations and individuals who use digital technology to improve the lives of others. They are the only awards to highlight the wealth of charities, businesses and volunteers across the UK that harness the power of technology to benefit the community. They want to celebrate the hard work that these people put into making the world a better place.

The hundreds of entries were narrowed down to just 28 finalists by the Judges for seven of the awards.

ArnavSharma

It was wonderful to be selected as a Finalist and to connect with the other Finalists, an inspirational group of people all using Tech4Good.

Finalists include 9 year old Arnav Sharma, a BT Young Pioneer Finalist who has developed an Asthma kit that can help parents of children suffering from Asthma and those not sure about the diagnosis of asthma. Using email and SMS text message alerts, patients receive prompts to take medication and reminders for review visits.  The charity Stretch, who work with prisoners to ensure that one they leave prison, they carry

And John Pollard, Finalist IT Volunteer of the Year Award. John’s tireless commitment to improving opportunities for everyone in the community has changed the lives of hundreds of people in as many ways

John Pollard

But the 8th Award, the People’s Award is decided by you, the general public.

To vote for us you can either visit the Tech4Good Awards website  http://www.tech4goodawards.com/peoples-award/ or simply by tweeting using our unique hashtag of #T4GTheGivingMachine

Voting closes at 5pm on Tuesday 5th July and the winners of all awards will be announced live on Twitter at the Awards ceremony on Wednesday 6th July.

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