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Skill Sharing and Community Building at The Social Society’s Edinburgh Event


Connect with local charities, share your skills and listen to stories of impact from The Social Society and their charities.

Are you a local charity doing great work in need of support?
Are you a business wanting to give back?
Are you an individual wanting to help a charity this year but are not sure how or where to start?

If so then keep reading …

We are beyond excited to bring our signature Charity Hangout event to Edinburgh with partners Moda and event sponsors Unity Insurance. Join us in 2024 for a community event that packs a giant impactful charitable punch.

Skill swapping, socialising, and stories of impact from The Social Society’s community will be the focus of this evening with connection, and giving back at the centre.
Part one: Panel talk with three local charities ( 19:00 – 20:30 )
Music in Hospitals and care – Music in Hospitals & Care is a charity that improves the health and well-being of children and adults through the healing power of live music. We will have Sue on the sofa speaking about the importance of their work.
The Edinburgh remakery – Waste less, live more. The Edinburgh Remakery are an environmental social enterprise with a vision to create a culture of sustainable, waste-free living, and protect our planet for future generations. Elaine will be joining us on the sofa to talk about all things sustainability.
Meadow Festival -Hear from the team at Meadow Festival about its unique and ever-evolving community festival that takes place every year on the 1st and 2nd of June.

Part two: Skill swapping ( 20:30 – 21:30 )
After choosing your sticker on arrival.
I have a skill to give.
I need a skill.
I’m just here to connect, you will have the opportunity to ask for help, offer your skills, and connect with people in the room. There will be pizza available to buy, nibbles, and snacks and the bar will be open for drinks throughout the evening.

About The Social Society
The Social Society is a subscription-based volunteer and events community that focuses on long-term support for charities and community groups across the UK.
The Social Societies social club model aims to reduce isolation and loneliness in cities nationwide with pop-up events like these.

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