Sands of Time
The desert is an ancient canvas, unchanged by the suns and winds of a million moons. Sculpted stone whispers the wisdom of the ages, earthenware bears skill that transcends generations, marbled patterns mirror swirling sands, creating a collection defined by rugged spirit and refined by artistic legacy.
Mennonite Central Committee School Kit Collection
August 1-31 (Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 1-4)
Pick up information in the store about our annual project contributing school supplies to refugee children world-wide. Notebooks and pencils are treasures for families who struggle to afford basic school supplies. School kits often are requested after disasters and help bring normalcy to children whose families have been forced to flee their homes. Last Year MCC shipped 125,513 kits to children in Jordan, Iraq, Syria, Ethiopia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lebanon, Burundi, Ukraine, Haiti, Russia, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), U.S., Serbia and El Salvador
Contents for each bag, bring to store in 1-Gallon Zip-lock Freezer Bag:
(NEW items only)
•4 spiral or perforated notebooks (8 1⁄2 x 10 1⁄2 in and 70 sheets)
•8 unsharpened pencils
•1 ruler (flat, flexible plastic; indicating both 30 cm and 12 in)
•12 colored pencils (in packaging)
•1 large pencil eraser
Community Shopping Event for Lan Vwa, Inc.
August 30, 1-5pm
On this day Ten Thousand Villages Montreat will donate 15% of sales to Lan Vwa, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides access to education for students in Haiti and Guatemala, enabling them to earn a high school degree in areas where public education ends at grade six.
Book Signing Event
Sept. 8, 4pm
Join us on September 8 at 4:00 p.m. for a Book Signing!
"In the Trunk of Grandma’s Car: The Story of Edna Ruth Byler and Ten Thousand Villages"
On September 8, author Donna Stoltzfus will be here to sign copies of the story of Ten Thousand Villages founding mother! Plan to drop in to buy a signed copy for fair trade fans in your family and network of friends.