Further to news about hospital shops expensive prices, reported by The Times here social entrepreneur, Grace Quantock, Founder of not-for-profit gift company Healing Boxes CIC, based in Pontypool, Torfaen, has this to say:
“I believe hospital gifts can be affordable, useful and ethical, which is why I founded Healing Boxes, selling tailored gifts for people with illness/disability/in hospital at non-profit prices.
We offer an alternative to expensive hospital gift shops and post affordable, ethical gifts worldwide (even to your hospital ward).
In hospital gifts and cards can be essential – a vital connection to family, friends and daily life“.
Check out our new Hospital Box, designed by people with illness (and experience of spending time in hospital), it’s designed to give you useful, practical, ethical gifts.