Eastgate is the dominant retail destination for Inverness and the Scottish Highland. We are deeply committed to supporting our local community, with corporate social responsibility at the heart of our mission. From providing mall space for local charities to hosting events that raise awareness and funds, Eastgate strives to make a positive impact on the communities that we serve.

Here are just some of our CSR initiatives over the past year!

Launch of “Eastgate Cares” Charity Brand

Eastgate Shopping Centre unveils a new charity brand to support local communities.
Eastgate launches charity brand, “Eastgate Cares.” This initiative aims to support local charities through donations and volunteer assistance.

Easter Egg Hunt Success

The annual event raises significant funds for The Archies Foundation.
The annual Inverness Easter Egg Hunt with Eastgate once again proved to be a massive success, raising £1,172.93 for The Archies Foundation. This brings the total amount raised since 2000 from all events to an impressive £99,300.

HALO Donation Centre Opens

Supporting disadvantaged children in the Highlands.
Eastgate opens a new donation centre for HALO – Highland Action for Little Ones. The in-centre donation points accept new and preloved items for children aged 0-18, aiming to uplift and empower disadvantaged children in the community.

Supporting Mikeysline at Royal Ascot Ladies Day

Eastgate volunteers help raise £77,000 for suicide prevention and mental health support.
Eastgate once again supported Mikeysline by providing volunteers for the Royal Ascot Ladies Day, helping to raise a staggering £77,000 for suicide prevention and mental health support in the Highlands.

Festive Charity Initiatives

Eastgate’s Christmas initiatives raise funds and collect gifts for local causes.
The festive season at Eastgate is a time for giving back to the community. This year, the Salvation Army Inverness Wrapping Station raised £11,196, and the Giving Tree initiative collected 762 presents for 243 children across the Highlands.

Book Drive Success on World Book Day

Eastgate Shopping Centre’s book drive collects over 500 books for local children.
In celebration of World Book Day, Eastgate hosted a book drive that collected over 500 books for local children, supporting their educational and emotional well-being.

Highland Hospice Donation Station Milestone

Eastgate Shopping Centre raises substantial funds for specialist palliative care.
Eastgate donation station for Highland Hospice has raised over £3,899 since July 2021, with an additional £1,266.09 collected in the past year.

Pay It Forward Session at Eastgate Grotto

Bringing festive joy to disadvantaged children.
Eastgate, in collaboration with TFX and the Eastgate Grotto, hosted a special pay-it-forward session for disadvantaged children, ensuring over 50 children experienced the magic of Santa’s Grotto during the festive season.

Find out more and get involved

For more information about Eastgate’s initiatives or to get involved, please contact:

Veronica MacKintosh
Administration & Commercialisation Manager

T: 01463 246894
E: administrator@eastgate-centre.co.uk

Sarah Purdie
Marketing Manager

T: 01463 246891
E: marketing@eastgate-centre.co.uk