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.
Ten Thousand Villages Chestnut Hill - Celebrates 90 Years of Friends of Wissahickon
As Earth Day approaches with the warmth of spring, we will partner with our local park on Friday, April 18, 3 to 7 p.m to benefit beautiful Wissahickon Valley.
Please join us for a special Community Shopping Event with Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1924 "to preserve the natural beauty and wildness of the Wissahickon Valley and stimulate public interest therein."
Shoppers will receive 25% off select basket stuffers and spring-gift items. Ten Thousand Villages Chestnut Hill will earmark 15% of sales on this evening to the FOW organization.
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 email@example.com 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!