Storybox NI: Building Community, Making Ethical Choices, and Embracing Uniqueness

At Storybox, we are more than just a gifting company; we are a passionate advocate for everything local and social. Our journey began with a simple idea: to support and raise awareness of local social enterprises, small businesses, artists, and creatives. Today, we’re dedicated more than ever to making a positive impact on Northern Ireland's community and beyond.

Community Strength

We believe that local shopping is not just about acquiring products; it's about building a stronger community. When you choose to shop locally, you are actively contributing to the wellbeing of your neighbourhood. Whether it's by helping to create or sustain jobs, supporting the small business economy, or embracing diversity, your purchases have a far-reaching impact. At Storybox, we understand that our choices as consumers have the power to shape the communities we live in, and we are committed to making those choices count.

Unique Finds

Have you ever noticed how every visit to a local market or the discovery of a new local product online always offers something more? There's always something special, something unique, that sets these offerings apart. We know that local businesses take pride in crafting products and experiences that you simply wouldn't find anywhere else. It's the essence of individuality and creativity that makes each purchase so special.

Ethical Choices

One of the most remarkable aspects of supporting local businesses is their dedication to ethical choices. Many of these small enterprises start with a commitment to sustainability and ethical sourcing right from the beginning. They understand the importance of responsible practices, even when faced with limited resources and smaller profit margins. At Storybox, we are inspired by these businesses that prioritise people and the planet over profits. It's a philosophy we wholeheartedly embrace in everything we do.

Personal Touch

In a world of impersonal transactions, local businesses provide a refreshing personal touch. It's the handwritten thank-you note that accompanies your purchase or the warm conversation you have with a friendly face at a market or shop. This level of genuine care and connection goes such a long way. We believe that these personal touches create not just customers but lifelong supporters and friends.

Preserve Character

Our communities are made up of unique characters, and local businesses play a pivotal role in preserving that character. They are the heart and soul of our society, shaping our weekends spent at local markets, festivals, bars, restaurants, and events. These small businesses, social enterprises, artists, creatives, and more contribute to our vibrant tapestry of life.

They keep us entertained, inspired, and engaged in more ways than one, and we couldn't be prouder to support them.

Finally, at Storybox, our mission is clear: to champion local businesses, celebrate their uniqueness, and advocate for ethical and sustainable choices.

We invite you to join us in building a stronger community, one purchase at a time. Together, we can preserve the character and charm of our neighbourhoods while making a positive impact on the world.

To get in touch or find out more information, get in touch with Rachel at

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