On Wednesday 16th June 2019 Irene Donaldson, founder of Re-Employ was delighted to welcome Aileen Campbell, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government into their new units within Crosshill Community Enterprise Centre.
Re-Employ make bespoke promotional items for businesses, such as pens, mugs and bags and also create personalized gifts sold direct to the public. Their talents don’t stop there though – they also work with clients providing fulfillment services.
The staff have multiple disabilities and many of the volunteers also face barriers into employment. Re-Employ provides a safe and friendly workplace which brings out the best of their talents.
Re-Employ aims to prove that the most vulnerable members of society, possess unique skills and abilities, which can contribute to a quest for excellence and the creation of quality outcomes.
Irene Robertson said of today’s visit “I am delighted to welcome our guests here today and welcome the opportunity to showcase the efforts of our workforce and volunteers. We have had invaluable support from Susan Oak, who is a Social Enterprise Advisor with BRAG Enterprises Ltd, funded by Fife Council. Together we have managed to secure funding through Scottish Government and the Robertson Trust to secure a new Business Development Manager to move the business on to a new level. We hope to secure new contracts to sustain the business long into the future.”
The Cabinet Secretary was also joined by Annabelle Ewing MSP and Kenny Pentland, Scottish Government who have been great advocates of the work Re-Employ do..
For more information about Re-Employ, to place an order with them or to volunteer, please contact Irene@Re-EmployFife