Calling all Chocolate Lovers!
Enjoy a day of fun activities, prizes and FREE samples of our fair trade chocolate and hot cocoa. Stock up on your favorites –ALL CHOCOLATE will be 15% OFF on October 25 only!
CHOCTOBERFEST BAKE-OFF: Enter to win a $25 gift card!
Juding takes place at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 25. Make a dish using fair trade chocolate from Ten Thousand Villages Evanston. Judges will select one winner in each of 3 categories: Brownies, Cupcakes and Chocolate Dessert. Dishes are judged based on Taste, Presentation and Creativity. Bring your dish to the store by 11:30 am on Saturday, October 25. Customers are invited to taste your dish after judging is completed. Open to all non-professional bakers.
How to enter: DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM HERE, or pick it up in our store. Bring your completed entry form to 719 Main Street, Evanston, by 5pm, Thursday, October 23.
Community Shopping Events open to all!
We are pleased to connect with local nonprofits by holding Community Shopping Events in our store. Enjoy shopping for GIFTS THAT GIVE IN THREE WAYS: 1) to the artisans we support; 2) the featured non-profit; and 3) to the person receiving the gift. A percentage of sales during the event will be donated to the hosting organization. Support local nonprofits by purchasing items during their shopping events. Several are scheduled for Fall 2014:
• Sunday afternoon, Nov. 16 – Bardwell Scholarship Fund
• Tuesday, Nov. 18 (6:00 – 8:00 pm) – Grace House
• Sunday afternoon, Nov. 23 – Center for Independent Futures
• Tuesday, Dec 2 (6:00- 8:00 pm) – Heartland Alliance
• Thursday, Dec 4 (6:00 – 8:00 pm) – C. G. Jung Center
• Sunday afternoon, Dec. 14 – Curt’s Café
To host a fundraising event for YOUR non-profit at Ten Thousand Villages contact us by email: email@example.com or call 847-733-8258.
Connect your friends to Ten Thousand Villages
Explore our world of fair trade treasures, including lovely gifts, home decor, personal accessories, jewelry, chocolate, coffee and so much more. By purchasing fair trade items at Ten Thousand Villages, you can make a difference in the lives of artisans around the globe.
Our mission is to provide fair wage income for people in the developing world by marketing their handcrafted products and sharing their artisan stories. The more items we sell, the more families we can help support. Artisans are better able to improve their homes, educate their children and put food on the table – and to live healthier lives of dignity.
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