On Social Enterprise Day 2022, we are excited to share a new dedicated section on the website to 'Buy Social Christmas.' Although we are massive advocates for supporting social enterprises all year round, the festive period is a fantastic time to use your purchasing power for good and buy a gift that gives back.
The organisations on this list make a positive impact on our society all year round by supporting some of the most vital causes and initiatives within our community. Some examples of the initiatives our social enterprises isupport include the following:
Providing employment opportunities to young people and adults with additional needs, learning disabilities and physical support needs
Supporting survivors of brain injury, their family members and their carers
Reinvesting profits to support young offenders break the re-offending cycle
Donating proceeds to anti-human trafficking charities
Using sport to promote equality and diversity and to promote community participation in healthy recreation activities
With over 18 gift ideas added to the list so far, there is sure to be something that will be provide the perfect gift for a loved one, friend or colleague.
FYI: This is not a static list, and we'll continue adding to it as more social enterprises let us know about their Christmas goods or offers, so please keep an eye out for updates