More than 60 years ago Edna Ruth Byler, a pioneering businesswoman, began selling handcrafted products from Puerto Rico out of the trunk of her car to help eradicate poverty. Today a global network of social entrepreneurs works to empower artisans in developing countries.
Giving Back to Our Local Community
Did you know that Ten Thousand Villages partners with local nonprofits for fundraising events? We love to give back to our local community while introducing new customers to our wonderful store mission and unique handmade products. If you love shopping at Ten Thousand Villages and want to support some great causes, check out our events page and plan to shop to benefit your favorite nonprofits this holiday season!
Host a Private Event or Educational Presentation at Ten Thousand Villages Chestnut Hill
Looking for a unique way to share memorable moments with family and friends, or give your class a boost? Would you like to inspire your youth group or treat your organization to a special event?
Let us take your group on a special tour of our store and give you a greater look inside Fair Trade and Ten Thousand Villages. Ten Thousand Villages – Chestnut Hill will coordinate:
- Private Shopping Nights
- Student and Professional Group Presentations
- Community Shopping Events to benefit local organizations in need
We are happy to work with groups of all ages and sizes; in our store or at your location. Please stop by our store, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to start planning your special event.
Learn more about Fair Trade, the history of Ten Thousand Villages and about our talented artisan partners through an exciting presentation tailored to your group!