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WHY NOT GET YOUR GIFTS FROM SOCIAL ENTERPRISES?
Whilst we cannot get to recommending any products, we list some opportunities for you to explore and help make a social impact. Sleeping Bags transforms end-of-life luxury hotel bed linen into bags, sleep wear and accessories, diverting waste from More ...
Geoff Knott
The good loaf
THE GOOD LOAF
Good Bread, Doing Good. The Good Loaf is an artisan bakery in Northampton. It is a social enterprise which opened for business in July 2015. As well as bringing beautiful and nutritious bread to local people and businesses, they provide real employment More ...
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WALK ON WATER OCEAN ADVENTURES
Walk on Water Ocean Adventures is a family run Cornish social enterprise. Paul, Ryan, Tom, Michael know the area, its beaches and coastline very well. Together this family team has over 100 years of surfing and ocean experience More ...
Luminary Bakery
LUMINARY BAKERY
Luminary Bakery is a social enterprise project of the Kahaila charity in London's East End. Alice Boyle, part of their community and helping vulnerable women in the area, is the brains behind the operation. Alice is passionate about women being empowered More ...
Kahaila
KAHAILA CAFÉ / COMMUNITY / CHURCH
Kahaila is a thriving café / community / church in Brick Lane, east London, close to Shoreditch High Street, founded in 2012 by Baptist pastor, Paul Unsworth. Kahaila Café provides top quality, simple, generous food, using wholesome produce sourced from More ...
Geoff Knott
Feel Good Bakery
THE FEEL GOOD BAKERY
The Feel Good Bakery is a social enterprise founded in 2015. It has been established by Regenerate UK. a Christian faith based charity started by Andy and Mo Smith on the Alton estate in Roehampton, south west London. They have been running projects More ...
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Jollie socks
JOLLIE SOCKS
Jollie Goods was founded in 2012 by Ed Vickers whilst he was at University. He walked past a homeless man every day and noticed the state of his feet due to only having one pair of socks. He bought the man a pair. And then he thought that if I sold a pair More ...
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My Time
MY TIME GROW THEIR AWARD-WINNING MENTAL HEALTH AND COUNSELLING SERVICES
My Time is a Community Interest Company (Social Enterprise) based in the West Midlands that delivers award winning, evidenced based, culturally sensitive and professional counselling and support services. My Time CIC began as a community-based therapeutic More ...
Geoff Knott
Birdcage
BIRDCAGE STARTS CHARITY SHOP TO SUPPORT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICE
Leeds charity, Behind Closed Doors needed a source of income to continue providing their valuable service. The trustees took the decision to talk to local social lender, Key Fund about a loan to finance their first trading venture, Birdcage. More ...
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MOVING HOUSE? STORING THINGS? USE A BOX THAT HELPS THE HOMELESS
The Depaul Box Company social enterprise was started by a youth homeless charity called Depaul UK. Instead of just relying on donations, they wanted to act like a business to raise money, rather than a charity. So they thought oout of the box. More ...
Geoff Knott
social enterprises by numbers
SOCIAL ENTERPRISES BY NUMBERS NOVEMBER 2012
Infographic on latest statistics of social enterprises in the UK. More ...
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WINGSPAN
Started in 2010, Wingspan's purpose is the provision of ‘hope and opportunity through employment’ for those repeatedly excluded from employment as a result of their past mistakes or record. Ex-offenders and the long-term unemployed (often one and the same More ...
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twotoo scarf
WEAR A TWOTOO AND HELP THE HOMELESS
TwoToo is about bringing some warmth and hope to those who need it most. When one buys a TwoToo Scarf they’re not just buying one Scarf, but TWO. They get to keep one and a warm fleece TwoToo scarf will be worn TOO, by a homeless person who needs help to More ...
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Lighthouse furniture
LIGHTHOUSE FURNITURE
Lighthouse Furniture are a Social Enterprise and Registered charity based in Brentwood, Essex but covering much of South Essex and North East London. They were birthed in Kings Church, now Hope Community church Brentwood. Their mission is provide good More ...
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THE GROW STORY
A talk given by Alex Cosgrove, CEO the Grow organisation at the Doing Business, Doing Good Conference in March 2012. More ...
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