David Hobbs

Vodafone to supply mobile phones to victims of domestic abuse

Vodafone to supply mobile phones to victims of domestic abuse

The Lifeline programme is being run with the charity SafeLives

Refuge launches reversible Valentine poem

Refuge launches reversible Valentine poem

My Husband, My Lover reads like a love poem one way, but read in reverse tells the story of living with a violent partner

Government launches £30m tech fund for social good

Government launches £30m tech fund for social good

It has established a partnership with the Social Tech Trust to position the UK as a leader in socially transformative tech

Drones help National Trust for Scotland map out islands

Drones help National Trust for Scotland map out islands

Using an ultra-high-definition camera, the trust can create a detailed 3-D map of the islands

Digital round-up: Brian Blessed speaks up for WaterAid

Digital round-up: Brian Blessed speaks up for WaterAid

Plus: Winners of Kingston Smith Creative Vision Awards announced; nominations open for Digital Leaders 100; and Galabingo.com partnership extended

Battersea doubles its online giving income with new donation platform

Battersea doubles its online giving income with new donation platform

In a three-week trial before Christmas, the animal charity trialled the goDonate platform by WPN Chameleon

Good Things Foundation marks digital skills milestone

Good Things Foundation marks digital skills milestone

Its Future Digital Inclusion programme has now helped more than a million people

Digital round-up: Upgraded labelling tool simplifies retail and Gift Aid processing for charity shops

Digital round-up: Upgraded labelling tool simplifies retail and Gift Aid processing for charity shops

Plus: Oxfam head of digital fundraising joins mobile donation start-up

Mystery donor gives designer clothes worth £500k to Thrift+

Mystery donor gives designer clothes worth £500k to Thrift+

The online clothing donation platform says the items include more than 400 pairs of shoes, 150 dresses, 75 bags and jewellery worth more than £6,000

Oxfam's online Christmas sales rose by more than a quarter

Oxfam's online Christmas sales rose by more than a quarter

Plus: 150 charities sign up to Donr's new text giving service; cancer charity launches therapeutic interactive garden tour

The Big Issue magazine launches augmented reality technology in latest issue

The Big Issue magazine launches augmented reality technology in latest issue

The AR app, genARate, allows readers to access exclusive content about the homelessness crisis

eBay for Charity raised £22.5m for charities in 2018

eBay for Charity raised £22.5m for charities in 2018

Giving averaged £60,000 a month, the online giving platform says

Third Sector's top 10 most popular tweets of 2018

Third Sector's top 10 most popular tweets of 2018

Reversible poems, Prince William and the Beast from the East all feature in our round-up

Third Sector launches free podcast

Third Sector launches free podcast

The 30-minute discussion on diversity is the first of a new monthly series

NSPCC and Addition launch Amazon Alexa donation skill

NSPCC and Addition launch Amazon Alexa donation skill

The charity is the first to use the off-the-shelf product goDonate Voice from the digital products studio

Digital donations help drive Mayor of London's homelessness fundraising campaign

Digital donations help drive Mayor of London's homelessness fundraising campaign

More than 40 per cent of a total so far of £78,000 has been given by digital means

Save the Children launches contactless Christmas jumper for festive fundraising

Save the Children launches contactless Christmas jumper for festive fundraising

The international aid charity has linked up with Visa to develop the technology

Children in Need 2018 raised more than £12m via mobile donations

Children in Need 2018 raised more than £12m via mobile donations

The charity's mobile partner Fonix introduced a £30 text donation point for the first time this year

One-stop online shop for charity goods opens for business

One-stop online shop for charity goods opens for business

BOON Gives has more than 400 items available from seven charities

War Child UK taps into gaming market with Help: The Game app

War Child UK taps into gaming market with Help: The Game app

The app for smartphones includes five games