“I believe that telling our stories, first to ourselves and then to one another and the world, is a revolutionary act.”
Introducing the newest #GiftsWithPurpose to the Storybox range – the Pride Box.
We are honoured to announce that we have partnered with The Rainbow Project and Refuge Chocolate to launch the Pride Box which will help share the stories of individuals and organisations from the LGBTQ+ community this summer.
The Rainbow Project is a health organisation that works to improve the physical, mental & emotional health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender, queer, intersex and asexual people and their families in Northern Ireland. They have a team of people providing a range of counselling and advice services to individuals and families within the LGBTQ+ community. They work extremely hard to organise events that both raise funds for the provision of their services, as well raise awareness around equality for all and other important issues within the community.
We are proud to be working alongside an organisation like The Rainbow Project to help showcase their products with purpose from their social enterprise branch, Equalitee but most importantly, to raise awareness about the work they do within the community in Northern Ireland.
The partnership also involves another local social enterprise, Refuge Chocolate whose owner and founder is a member of the LGBTQ+ community. Refuge makes ethical do-good-food that supports survivors of human tracking by donating proceeds to anti-human trafficking charity, Flourish NI.
In celebrating Pride, we recognise the hard-fought progress towards LGBTQ+ equality which has been achieved by dedicated activists and campaigners. Pride also serves as a reminder that LGBTQ+ people continue to face violence, oppression, and discrimination on an all too frequent basis.
It is important that the stories of LGBTQ+ people are given a platform and opportunity to be heard. These voices and experiences have the ability to educate us, inspire us, and enrich our lives. We hope this box of #GiftsWithPurpose will go some way towards supporting that mission.
We are proud to be supporting LGBTQ+ organisations who are working towards creating a more respectful and tolerant society for us all.
The Storybox Pride Box is available for individual and corporate orders. To discuss ordering a Pride Box, contact Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Launching Sunday 26th June to purchase via the website.
Contents of box includes:
- Refuge Chocolate Brownie Recipe Kit
- Refuge Chocolate Drinking Melts
- Rainbow Shoe Laces
- Rainbow Project Pin
- Rainbow Cotton Socks
- Something Equally Old, New, Borrowed or Blue - Collection of writings by members of the Rainbow Project's Outwrite. A creative writing group for LGBTQ+ people (18+) in Belfast and beyond
- Storycard describing the business behind the goods and card explaining importance of Pride
- Sleeve illustrated by Danni Simpson Art
- Option to add personal message with free greetings note