‘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.
SAVE THE DATE
After 28 wonderful years at the Ewerts’ Wheaton home, we are excited to announce that this year our annual fair trade Oriental Rug Event will be held in our downtown Glen Ellyn store! We will have 300 beautiful hand-knotted on display at our 503 Pennsylvania Ave store. So mark your calendars for November 20-22 and join us for this exciting event!
SHOP FAIR TRADE, INVEST IN YOUR WORLD.
Stay tuned for more details!
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com