Funding from Social Enterprise Support Fund, distributed by the School for Social Entrepreneurs, has helped us to keep our shop running, keep our customers and volunteers safe, providing volunteer opportunities anda place where you can find a friendly face to talk to.Thanks to National Lottery players for making this possible. The Social Enterprise Support Fund provides essential financial support to help social enterprises during COVID-19. It will help social enterprises to meet additional demands, change the way they work, make their spaces COVID-secure, and manage liquidity during the next six months. The Social Enterprise Support Fund was established in partnership by The National Lottery Community Fund and five social enterprise support agencies: Big Issue Invest, The Key Fund, Resonance, the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) and UnLtd with support from CAF Venturesome, the Young Foundation and Ashoka. Thanks to National Lottery players, £18.7 million of National Lottery funding has been committed to the fund to be used to provide grants to social enterprise organisations that are best placed to support local, vulnerable communities in response to the COVID-19 crisis
If you want to volunteer to support your community, please visit www.onewalsall.org.uk to register your interest. You maybe able to support with : • shopping • picking up prescriptions • food parcels • reassurance calls/befriending Making Connections Walsall, Your local community response to COVID-19 Coronavirus
Join us for a Victorian Christmas. We will be having carols, music by the Black Country Brass Band, free mince pies & hot chocolate! ‘Carols on the Cobbles’ Saturday 15 December 2018 1pm-3pm Next to Mindful Gifts CIC shop, 1 Church Street, Darlaston, Walsall #buymindfulgifts
On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me: A Spud Gun in a Pear Tree On the second day of Christmas my true love sent to me: 2 Amazing Robots and a Spud Gun in a Pear Tree On the third day of Christmas my true love sent to me: 3 Ladybird Books 2 Amazing Robots and a Spud Gunin a Pear Tree On the fourth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: 4 12 inch singles 3 Ladybird Books 2 Amazing Robots and a Spud Gun in a Pear Tree On the fifth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: 5 Knitting dolls 4 12inch singles 3 Ladybird books 2 Amazing Robots and a Spud Gun in a Pear Tree
Our volunteer rag ruggers at our Mindful Gifts Shop in Darlaston have been fantastic this year showing people how to make Rag Rugs and keep the tradition going. Liz and Sandra in the photo are learning our newcomers today the tricks of the trade!
Our Vintage Style Wrap Over Aprons are perfect for 40s and wartime events. However, they are great to just wear at home! ‘Just like mom used to wear!’.
Mindful Gifts CIC have had a donation of beautiful ‘handmade’ Twiddlemuffs and twiddle blankets’. These are great for keeping hands busy and warm! If you know someone who would benefit from one of these, then please call into our shop for one. As these have been handmade, they do not come with any safety guarantee so please use your discretion.