‘Tis the Reason
What’s the reason? There is a person behind every Ten Thousand Villages product, and that person is the reason behind everything we do. In the season of peace and good will, choose a gift that embraces the human element—choose Ten Thousand Villages.
Shop Your Hometown!
We’re Giving Back on Thursday Nights
We will be OPEN Until 8pm -- Thursday Nights!
Up to 10% of Thursday Sales between 5pm – 8pm will benefit the following charities:
12/4 Metropolitan Family Services
12/11 Glen Ellyn Children’s Resource Center
12/18 Ronald McDonald House near CDH
Shop Extended Hours, December 15th-23rd
OPEN until 8pm Monday – Friday
Shop December 24th - Christmas Eve from 10am – 2pm
PROMOTE FAIR TRADE AND RAISE FUNDS FOR YOUR NON-PROFIT CLUB OR ORGANIZATION
Step 1: Contact our store manager for available Community Shopping Event dates. Community shopping events are held on weekday evenings for a 3-4 hour period.
Step 2: Complete the Community Shopping Event Contract.
Step 3: We both are responsible for providing publicity. Please - send out emails, post on social media, pass out flyers, tell all family, friends, neighbors, any and all stakeholders about it.
Step 4: Come the evening of your Community Shopping Event and shop, shop, shop!
Step 5: Receive a check for 15% of the eligible sales from event for your organization. Simple, easy and fun!
Contact us at: email@example.com
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/Holiday Season 2014:
- Thursday, October 23 (5:00 – 8:00pm) – Family Shelter Service.
- Wednesday, November 12 (3:00 -6:00pm) – ESSE
- Tuesday, December 2 (3:00 – 6:00pm) – Heifer International
- Wednesday, December 3 (3:00 – 6:00pm) – Children’s Foundation
- Thursday, December 4 (5:00 – 8:00pm) Women’s League of Voters
- Sunday, December 7 (1:00-4:00pm) Glen Ellyn Youth and Family Counseling Services.
Outreach Opportunities Did you know that we do educational events and community outreach? If you are part of a school, church or other organization, contact our store manager about having a special event either at your location or at our store. We are happy to work with groups of all sizes; no group is too small. Email us a: firstname.lastname@example.org