Greenville, SC

207 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
864-239-4120
greenville@tenthousandvillages.com

Store Hours
Mon-Thu: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m
Fri-Sat: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m

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Welcome to Ten Thousand Villages Greenville!


Ten Thousand Villages Greenville is a Non-Profit Fair Trade Retailer who is part of the Ten Thousand Villages store network throughout the United States and Canada. Ten Thousand Villages' mission is to provide vital, fair income to people in developing countries by selling their handicrafts and telling their stories in North America. We work with artisans who would otherwise be unemployed or underemployed. This income helps pay for food, education, health care and housing.


About Us

About Ten Thousand Villages in Greenville, SC

Ten Thousand Villages in Greenville, SC, is a fair trade retailer of artisan-crafted home decor, personal accessories and gift items from across the globe. Featuring products from more than 130 artisan groups in some 38 countries, we are part of a network of over 390 retail outlets throughout the United States selling Ten Thousand Villages products.

As one of the world’s oldest and largest fair trade organizations, Ten Thousand Villages has spent more than 60 years cultivating trading relationships in which artisans receive a fair price for their work and consumers have access to distinctive handcrafted items. We seek to establish long-term buying relationships in places where skilled artisans are under- or unemployed, and in which they lack other opportunities for income. A founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), Ten Thousand Villages sees fair trade as an alternative approach to conventional international trade.

Volunteer

Volunteer at Ten Thousand Villages in Greenville, SC

We welcome you to join our village of volunteers! As a nonprofit store, volunteers are crucial to our success, helping us to keep our overhead costs lower, which allows us to purchase more from artisans. Apply now to join our fun-filled volunteer positions—greeting and interacting with customers, unpacking and checking orders, assisting with displays and operating the cash register. We welcome volunteers any time of the year.

Let us know you’re interested by filling out an application at our store. You can also contact our store for more information.

Make a difference in the lives of people in more than 30 countries...be one of our talented volunteers! Learn about fair trade and our unique handcrafted merchandise. Help customers find the perfect gift or be on our unpacking team. We welcome adult volunteers of all ages and backgrounds., and can schedule training to suit your schedule. Make a difference...contact us today.

For more information contact the store at 864-239-4120 or email us at greenville@tenthousandvillages.com. You can also mail the attached volunteer brochure to our store address.

Sales & Events

Upcoming Events

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Holiday Hours - December 11, 2014 - December 23, 2014

Shopping hours will be extended until 8pm starting Thursday December 11 until Tuesday December 23.

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Holiday Hours - December 24, 2014

We will be closing at 4pm on Christmas Eve.

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We will be closed for Christmas. - December 25, 2014

We wish all our supporters a Merry Christmas. Thank you for continuing to support Ten Thousand Villages in Greenville, our artisans, their families and communities and fair trade.

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Hours

Store Hours
Mon-Thu: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m
Fri-Sat: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m