Help us connect more shoppers and artisans
Introduce a friend to our store, and you both will save!
By purchasing fair trade items at Ten Thousand Villages, you and your friend 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.
Bring in your friends, family and colleagues to shop at our Evanston store. Use these coupons by August 31 and you can save 25% on one item, and your friend can save 40%! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD COUPONS.
Bring the Kids to our Fair Trade Music Festival!
Join in a fair trade scavenger hunt and spend time with other kids doing “hands-on” activities and making music on Saturday, August 16 at Ten Thousand Villages in Evanston.
This indoor festival features a live interactive program with the World Music Trio of Winnetka who will demonstrate instruments from many nations, sing native folk songs and stir your imagination with lively storytelling.
All are invited to play world instruments, dance and have fun. Adults can browse the store while children learn about fair trade.
Activities start at 11am. The World Music Trio performs from 1 – 3pm.
Ten Thousand Villages carries many children’s items including: musical instruments, finger puppets, dolls, activity books, World-Music CDs, and more.
Don’t wait until the festival! Come shop today for fair trade gifts, home decor, personal accessories, jewelry, chocolate, coffee and lots more. YOUR PURCHASE DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE. Every item purchased at Ten Thousand Villages helps provide vital, fair income to artisans and their families. Artisans are better able to improve their homes, educate their children and put food on the table – and to live healthier lives of dignity.