A social business gift guide
We're really proud and passionate about being a social business.
If you want to support more humane, thoughtful and kind means of economic recovery, your best bet is to shop with social enterprises. They're founded to put people and planet before profit, just like us.
Some of our dearest friends are featured here. Which of small and sustainable businesses will you be shopping from this year?
“Social enterprises are businesses that are changing the world for the better. Like traditional businesses they aim to make a profit but it’s what they do with their profits that sets them apart – reinvesting or donating at least half of them to create positive social change.” - SEUK
Fat Macys - www.fatmacys.org
Fat Macy’s are doing a delicious Hannukah home Dine In menu for delivery. They also do the most amazing food and drink hampers, all helping young Londoners that they train within the business to get from hostel to home.
Migrateful - www.migrateful.org
The best cookery classes that you’ll ever buy. Get booking and learn from amazing refugee and asylum seeking chefs how to make delicious homegrown recipes.
Aerende - www.aerende.co.uk
In the same spirit of Birdsong, but for homewares. Aerende share some of our makers, and offer beautiful, thoughtful objects for your home, from cushion covers to non toxic candles, ceramics and more.
Arthouse Unlimited - arthouseunlimited.org
Beautiful artworks, homewares, chocolate, teas and treats. All decedently packaged and adorned in the original masterpieces and doodles of people with learning disabilities.
Did you know that our makers and supply chain are all charities or community groups? We pay Living Wages to people facing barriers to work - whether that’s our brilliant seamstresses in East London, our older knitters, or the people with learning difficulties who do our posting and packaging.