Written by Heather Foley
Holiday shopping can be hard. You want to buy the people you care about the perfect gift, you want to support local business, you want to avoid holiday shopping madness, and you don’t want to spend the entire holiday season shopping. I get it, and Gift Uncommon gets it. Gift Uncommon is a gift card that can be used at multiple small businesses in the neighborhood, and guess where they’re launching first? Southie, duh (because Southie #1).
We all know that supporting local business is one of the best things you can do for the local economy (it’s estimated that 86% of a chain store’s revenue leaves the state) but when you don’t know what to get someone shopping local can be tough. Gift Uncommon lets you give a gift card that can be used at multiple local businesses instead of just one store. With a Gift Uncommon card someone can grab a cup of coffee, get a haircut, and treat themselves to lunch.
Gift Uncommon has three different Southie scenes to choose from, and you can purchase the cards by visiting http://tinyurl.com/psyfz2x You can also see which businesses are participating by visiting https://www.giftuncommon.co/directory/?neighborhood=south-boston . Make sure you check out our Instagram (caughtinsouthie)to see how we here at Caught In Southie shop with our Gift Uncommon cards, and if you’re a local business who’d like to get involved feel free to let us know.