Caring in Bristol to mark World Homelessness Day with virtual store launchPosted on: 08 Oct 2021
Get your hands on festival tickets, clothing, locally-made gifts and more in support of the Bristol-based charity's winter outreach work.
Local homelessness charity Caring in Bristol have announced plans to open an all-new virtual store this Sunday (10 October), inviting Bristolians to purchase one-off items donated by some of the city's best-loved creators, makers and artists.
Launching on World Homelessness Day, The Caring Shop will be stocking everything from festival tickets to magazine subscriptions, meal vouchers and goodies signed by a few familiar faces.
What's more, everything in the shop is priced on a sliding scale, and prices will be starting well below the value of each product. Virtual doors open at 10:00 - head over to the Caring in Bristol website to join the mailing list to ensure you don't miss a beat.
Give the wonderful @caringinbristol a follow and raid their online shop from 10am this Sunday to get yourself some goodies you can’t get anywhere else in the worrrrrrrrrld and all whilst raising buckets of cash to help people in #Bristol experiencing homelessness. Thanks x https://t.co/Ne8qlceGTP— Joe Sims (@JoeSims10) October 8, 2021
Fans of Bristol music, art and creativity are advised to clear their calendars and treat themselves to an order or two on Sunday morning, with all profits going towards Caring in Bristol's essential winter work.
A growing number of people across Bristol and beyond are facing homelessness in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, making support work more vital than ever as we approach the colder months.
Gifts set to made available at The Caring Shop include an official Broadchurch script signed by beloved Bristolian actor Joe Sims, as well as a cookbook signed by Westcountry-raised, internationally-renowned chef, Tom Kerridge.
Shoppers can also treat themselves to a year's subscription and merch bundle from Crack Magazine, alongside t-shirts designed by local illustrator Turbo Island and a host of limited-edition wares from the Good Store Studio.
The shop opening date has been deliberately chosen to mark World Homelessness Day, an annual occasion set up to raise awareness and help to change the lives of people experiencing homelessness in communities worldwide.
Caring in Bristol's Caring Shop will open online at 10:00 on Sunday 10 October. For more information, to register for email alerts or to browse the store, head to the charity's website.
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