Hagerstown, MD

13625 Pennsylvania Ave.
Hagerstown, MD 21742

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Mon-Sat: 10-5
Sunday: Closed

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Within these bright garden walls, calculated arcs and angles give a measure of grace. Color is sown with symmetry and patterns. Greens are curbed to paths and plants bloom on command. Refine your style with these home accents, deliberately designed and carefully crafted.

Ten Thousand Villages is celebrating 35 years of serving Hagerstown, Maryland with beautifully hand crafted Fair Trade merchandise.

About Us

Ten Thousand Villages in Hagerstown, MD, 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.

The store in Hagerstown opened in 1978 as World Treasures Self Help Crafts and Thrift Shop downtown on West Franklin Street. In 1995, Self Help expanded and moved to a separate location on Pennsylvania Avenue. The name changed to Ten Thousand Villages in 2001; and in 2004, the store moved to its current location further north on Pennsylvania Avenue, just north of the Maugans Avenue intersection. World Treasures Thrift Shop is still open downtown on West Franklin Street; proceeds from the Thrift Shop benefit the Mennonite Central Committee, a relief organization that works around the globe.

Educational presentations are available for your church, school, or civic group. Call for more information at 301.797.3020.


Volunteer at Ten Thousand Villages in Hagerstown, MD

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.

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Renfrew Earth Day Celebration - April 25, 2015

Join us in Waynesboro for the Renfrew Institute Earth Celebration Day and Festival of the Arts!

When: Saturday, April 25

Where: Renfrew Park, Waynesboro
Rain Location: Waynesboro Middle School Gymnasium

Enjoy environmental exhibits, art show and sales, a recycle/reuse yard sale, children's art activities, and much, much more!

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Mother's Day BOGO Sale - May 1, 2015 - May 9, 2015

Mother's Day Sale!

Friday, May 1-Saturday May 9

Buy One, Get One 50% OFF all jewelry.

Artisans have been paid in full. Second item of lesser, or equal value. Not valid with other discounts or promotions.

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Greenfest - May 9, 2015


Where: Shafer Park- Boonsboro, MD

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World Fair Trade Day - May 9, 2015

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join us on May 9th to celebrate World Fair Trade Day!
Enjoy a local drumming circle, free food, and a door prize drawing!
Take advantage of our Mother’s Day BOGO sale. Buy one, get one 50% off ALL regular priced jewelry.

People around the world will celebrate the impact of fair trade relationships by purchasing products that support the livelihood, safety, and well-being of farmers, craftspeople and artisans.

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Store Hours

Mon-Sat: 10-5
Sunday: Closed