King of Prussia, PA

The Court at King of Prussia Mall
690 West Dekalb Pike, Suite 2098
King of Prussia, PA 19406
610-265-2119
kingofprussia@tenthousandvillages.com

Store Hours

Ten Thousand Villages King of Prussia follows the regular mall hours.

Mon-Sat: 10am—9pm
Sunday: 11am—6pm

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Serendipity

This jewelry and accessories collection shines where unexpected materials meet and colors combine. Get cozy with coincidence in warm and woolen fabrics and scarves that are slubbed with twists of fate. Follow a road striped and straight, or take a turn on paisley’s swirling fortunes. Wrapped in pattern, wrought by hand, writ with luck, this collection is destined with design.


NOW HIRING!!

Ten Thousand Villages at the King of Prussia Mall is looking for temporary sale associates for the holidays.

-Are you sitting around with nothing to do?

-Do you need some extra holiday spending money?

-Do you LOVE Fair trade?

-Would you like a 20% discount on everything in the store?

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Then why not come work for a company that has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies SEVEN YEARS in a row!

How to apply: Come in to the store to fill out an application.
Or
Email your resume to manager.kingofprussia@tenthousandvillages.com

We hope to hear from you soon!

Fair Trade Programs at Ten Thousand Villages King of Prussia

Looking to give your class a boost, inspire your youth group or treat your organization to a special event?

Let us take your group on a special tour of our store and give you a look inside Fair Trade and Ten Thousand Villages.

We are happy to work with groups of all ages and sizes; in our store or at your location. Email us at kingofprussia@tenthousandvillages.com.

Learn about Fair Trade, the history of Ten Thousand Villages and our talented artisan partners through an exciting, interactive presentation tailored to your group!

 

About Us

About Ten Thousand Villages in King of Prussia, PA

Ten Thousand Villages in King of Prussia, PA, 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.

Ten Thousand Villages in King of Prussia is located within the King of Prussia Mall, the largest shopping mall on the east coast of the United States.  Over 400 stores and restaurants occupy this vast shopping center making it the east coast's premier shopping destination.  The shopping center is located in King of Prussia in the Upper Merion Township of Pennsylvania.  King of Prussia Mall is made up of two separate buildings which include the Plaza at King of Prussia and the Court at King of Prussia. Ten Thousand Villages is located in the upper level of the Court at King of Prussia. 

Stop in and enjoy a day of shopping in the east coasts premier shopping destination!

Volunteer

Frequently Asked Questions:

How Do Volunteers Support the Mission of Ten Thousand Villages?

  • Enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers are vital to the success of Ten Thousand Villages and make it possible for Ten Thousand Villages to lower overhead costs. Volunteers are encouraged to learn as much as possible about the handicrafts we sell and the people who make them. We consider our volunteers to be Fair Trade Ambassadors because with this knowledge, our volunteers serve as advocates for artisans in countries around the world.

What Do Volunteers Do?

  • Sharing artisan stories. Unpacking a hand drum from India. Updating our website. Learning about Fair Trade. Showing a child where Kenya is on the map. Transporting recylables to the recycling center. Restocking the store of handicrafts. Repairing broken items so they can be sold.

    This is a just a sampling of the different types of activities undertaken by Ten Thousand Villages King of Prussia Volunteers. Ten Thousand Villages Volunteers work in a wide variety of areas.

  • Volunteers Can Choose To Participate On The Following Teams:

    Customer Service.  Customer Service Volunteers work on a wide variety of activities; from learning and sharing artisan stories with customers to ringing up handicraft sales and wrapping them for safe travels.

    Merchandise.  Merchandise Volunteers work with the handicrafts we sell; restocking the store, unpacking shipments from all over the world, and repairing items that have been broken.

    Technology.  Technology Volunteers help us with anything & everything electronic!  From maintaining our computer networking system to updating our website.  This is a flexible position that can be an "on-call" volunteer opportunity.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR BECOMING A VOLUNTEER

  • Volunteers must share an interest in achieving our mission.
  • Volunteers must be willing to follow organization policies and procedures.
  • Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.
  • A guardian must sign the Volunteer Release Form for any volunteer under the age of 18.
  • Every volunteer must complete an on-site orientation at the beginning of the first volunteer shift.
  • The orientation will include an overview of our mission, policies, procedures, and safety standards.
  • There may be additional training required for certain tasks.
  • Every volunteer must read, complete, and sign all required paperwork (Volunteer Information Form, Release Form, and Orientation Checklist).

 

  • Steps To Applying

    Applying to volunteer with Ten Thousand Villages King of Prussia is easy!  Here are the steps associated with the process:

    1.  You submit the Volunteer Application

    2.  We contact you for a short interview

    3.  We invite you to an introductory Part I Training

    4.  You participate in Part II Trainings specific to your volunteer team

If you have any further questions, please contact  Lauren, Volunteer Program Coordinator kingofprussia@tenthousandvillages.com, stop by the store, or call 610-265-2119

Sales & Events

Upcoming Events

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Laurel House Donation Drive - October 1, 2014 - October 31, 2014

Laurel House Donation Drive

All month long we will be doing a donation drive for the Laurel House. Laurel House is dedicated to the vision of ending domestic violence in each life, home, and community.

Wish List:

Gifts Cards:
Target, Wal-Mart, WaWa, CVS, Shop Rite, Giant, Rite Aid

Household Items: Paper Towels
Cleaning Supplies
Vacuums
Toilet Paper
Contractor Size Trash Bags

Hygiene Items: Liquid Hand Soap
Body Lotion
Vaseline
African American Hair Care Products

For a full list please visit:
Laurel House Wish List

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Spruce up your home sale - October 2, 2014 - October 5, 2014

THU OCT 2 THROUGH SUN, OCT 5
Spruce Up Your Home Sale!

25% OFF
PILLOWS
LAMPS
WALL DECOR

Spruce Up Your Home Sale

Feather your nest for fall with comfy, cozy home accents.


Artisans have been paid in full. Offer valid at participating stores 10/2/14 through 10/5/14. Check local store for participation. Not valid with other offers or discounts.

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Basket BOGO Sale - October 6, 2014 - October 20, 2014

MON OCT 6 THROUGH MON, OCT 20
A-TISKET A-TASKET...A BASKET SALE

BUY ONE, GET ONE
50% OFF ALL BASKETS

Basket Sale

for gathering, giving, sharing & storing.


Artisans have been paid in full. Offer valid at participating stores until 10/20/14. Check local store for participation. Not valid with other offers or discounts.

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Community Shopping Event: Good Shepherd Mediation Program - November 9, 2014

Noon to 4 p.m.

Good Shepherd Mediation Program

In 1984, Sr. Brigid Lawlor established the Good Shepherd Mediation Program (GSMP) in response to neighborhood concerns about crime and violence resulting from unresolved disputes. For 25 years, GSMP has served as Philadelphia’s only neighborhood justice center. The Mediation Center is located in Germantown, west of LaSalle University.

The mission of GSMP is to encourage peace, reconciliation, and social justice through the use of mediation and other constructive conflict resolution processes.

To learn more visit: http://www.phillymediators.org/

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Community Shopping Event: For Pete's Sake Cancer Respite Foundation - November 13, 2014

3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

When 15% of all sales will be donated to this wonderful organization.

For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation is a non-profit organization that assists adult cancer patients, their caregivers and loved ones. Inspired by the late Peter R. Bossow, Jr., they give these patients a break from cancer in a secure and comfortable environment.

Eligible patients, along with their caregivers, receive a one-week expense-paid respite vacation to select locations along the East Coast and in the Caribbean. For Pete’s Sake owns two respite homes near Orlando, Florida and relies on donated vacation homes to supplement additional stays.

To learn more visit: http://takeabreakfromcancer.org/

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Community Shopping Event: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church - November 16, 2014

Noon to 4 p.m.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

A group from Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in King of Prussia ("the church on the hill") is looking to send a group of teens and adults to the Nibakure village in Rwanda. While at the village the group hopes to build lifelong relationships with the orphaned children living there, assist with needed improvements to the village, and most importantly show them the love of God through word and deed.

To learn more visit: http://www.gskop.org/

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Mighty Writers CSE - November 23, 2014

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

When 15% of all sales will be donated to this wonderful organization.

Mighty Writer’s mission is to teach Philadelphia kids (ages 7 to 17) to think and write with clarity so they can achieve success at school, at work and in life.

They offer a daily afterschool Academy, plus long- and short-term writing classes at night and on the weekends. They also have a Mighty Teen Scholars program, mentorships, intensive SAT Prep courses and college essay writing classes.

To learn more visit: www.mightywriters.org/

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Physicians for Social Responsibility CSE - November 30, 2014

12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

When 15% of all sales will be donated to this wonderful organization.

Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) Philadelphia promotes social responsibility by protecting health, the environment and communities through education, training, direct service, and advocacy.

PSR Philadelphia is a public health, 501c3 non-profit organization which fulfills its mission through programs focused on 1) the prevention of interpersonal violence, and 2) addressing threats to health and the environment. Comprised of a variety of health professionals, PSR Philadelphia is uniquely equipped to speak to threats posed to public health in our region. Our program directors have cultivated programs that are innovative, cost-effective and offer services and a voice to our community and the region that simply would not exist otherwise. Indeed, while phrases like “First, do no harm,” sound good, in reality the bottom line is often considered the most important measure of progress or success. Our programs addressing Interpersonal Violence and Environmental Health are preventive in nature and seek to address upstream problems that are difficult to solve later on.

To learn more visit: www.psrphila.org

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Laurel House CSE - December 4, 2014

3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

When 15% of all sales will be donated to this wonderful organization.

Laurel House is dedicated to the vision of ending domestic violence in each life, home, and community. They provide a safe haven for abused women and their children, raise public awareness about domestic violence and advocate for social change against domestic violence. Come out and show your support for this worthy organization!

Learn more about Laurel House at www.laurel-house.org

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Kitty Cottage CSE - December 7, 2014

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

When 15% of all sales will be donated to this wonderful organization.

The Kitty Cottage is a no-kill shelter for rescued and surrendered cats and kittens in the Greater Philadelphia area. Their mission is to facilitate adoptions by housing the cats in a cage-free, home-like shelter where adopters and cats can interact and thus be matched up more effectively than if the cats were restricted to cages.

Learn more at their website www.kittycottage.org

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Dawn’s Place - December 9, 2014

3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

When 15% of all sales will be donated to this wonderful organization.

Dawn’s Place proactively supports women affected by commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) and its abuse by providing services to women, raising awareness through education, and generating prevention, public policy reform and community collaborations.

Learn more about Dawn's Place at their website www.ahomefordawn.org

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MANNA CSE - December 11, 2014

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

When 15% of all sales will be donated to this wonderful organization.

MANNA is a non-profit organization that cooks and delivers nutritious, medically-appropriate meals and provides nutrition counseling to neighbors who are battling life-threatening illnesses such as cancer, renal disease and HIV/AIDS. Through our delivery of 3 meals a day, 7 days a week, MANNA provides hope and nourishment to the Greater Philadelphia area and Southern New Jersey.

Volunteers are the heart of MANNA; each year 2500 caring neighbors chop, cook, dice and deliver meals – enabling MANNA to provide all meals and counseling FREE OF CHARGE.

To learn more visit: http://www.mannapa.org/new-homepage

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Women In Transition CSE - December 14, 2014

12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

When 15% of all sales will be donated to this wonderful organization.

The mission of Women In Transition is to empower women to build lives for themselves and their children that are free from intimate partner violence, substance abuse and poverty, and to empower the community to undertake initiatives to end substance abuse and violence against women and children. In addition, WIT works to educate the public about the intricate relationship between domestic violence, substance abuse, child abuse, and the proliferation of community violence. WIT’s vision is to effect social change to reduce violence against women and children, addictions to alcohol & drugs, and the resulting poverty among women in the Greater Philadelphia Region.

To learn more visit: http://www.helpwomen.org/wp/

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Stray Cat Blues CSE - December 16, 2014

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

When 15% of all sales will be donated to this wonderful organization. Stray Cat Blues is a no-kill, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization providing rescue and placement to stray and feral cats. Personally, SCB is a small group of dedicated volunteers who work tirelessly to find loving, life-long homes for abandoned cats.

To learn more about how you can help Stray Cat Blues visit www.straycatblues.org

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Store Hours

Ten Thousand Villages King of Prussia follows the regular mall hours.

Mon-Sat: 10am—9pm
Sunday: 11am—6pm