Pittsburgh, PA

Squirrel Hill, 5824 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
412-421-2160
pittsburgh@tenthousandvillages.com

Store Hours
Mon, Wed, Fri-Sat: 10am—6pm
Tue, Thu: 10-8

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Welcome to Ten Thousand Villages in Pittsburgh, PA

Ten Thousand Villages Pittsburgh is celebrating 15 years! We are staffed by over 60 dedicated volunteers and offer a wide range of outreach programing that connects local organizations to artisans around the world. In addition there are in-store events every month. To learn more view the events section of our website or find us on Facebook


Ten Thousand Villages Of Pittsburgh

About Us

About Ten Thousand Villages in Pittsburgh, PA

Ten Thousand Villages in Pittsburgh, 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.

Volunteer

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 more. We welcome volunteers any time of the year.

Let us know you're interested by filling out an application in our store. You can also call or email us--you'll find our contact info directly to the left of this page. We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Volunteer Orientation Monday, January 19

6:30-8:00p.m.

Did you know our nonprofit store depends on volunteers like you? Join us on Monday, Jan. 19, at 6:30pm for a Volunteer Orientation. Learn more about the store, artisans, and fair trade mission; and take the opportunity to sign-up and volunteer.

For an informational brochure and volunteer application please contact Karen McCarthy at volunteer.pittsburgh@tenthousandvillages.com or 412-421-2160. Information is also available in store, so stop in anytime. We look forward to seeing you here!

Sales & Events

Upcoming Events

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Plant and Garden Sale - April 17, 2015 - April 27, 2015

25% OFF
HANDCRAFTED
PLANT & GARDEN
AT PARTICIPATING STORES
FRI, APR 17 — MON, APR 27

spring gifts sale

Bring spring to life with a magical miniature garden and more—from enchanting chimes to bewitching birdhouses.


Artisans have been paid in full. Offer valid on select merchandise at participating stores through 4/27/15 and online until 11:59 p.m. ET on 4/27/15. Check local store for participation. Not valid with other offers or discounts.

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Community Shopping Event—Adoptions From the Heart - April 25, 2015

Community Shopping Event
Adoptions From the Heart
4:00-6:00 PM

Shop from 4:00-6:00pm and a portion of sales will be donated to Adoptions From the Heart. If you purchase gifts, you can give three times, to the recipient, the artisan, and a local organization.

Since 1985, the mission of Adoptions From The Heart has been to provide safe loving homes for children, and offer comprehensive high-quality services to adoptive families, birth parents, and children.

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Community Shopping Event—Global Links - May 8, 2015

Community Shopping Event
Global Links
4:00-6:00 PM

Shop from 4-6 PM, and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to Global Links. If you purchase gifts, you can give three times, to the recipient, the artisan, and a local organization.

Global Links is a medical relief and development organization dedicated to promoting environmental stewardship and improving health in resource-poor communities, primarily in Latin American and the Caribbean.

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Volunteer Orientation - May 11, 2015

6:30-8:00p.m.

Join us on Monday, May 11, at 6:30pm for a Volunteer Orientation. Learn more about the store, artisans, and fair trade mission; and if this is the right volunteer fit for you, we welcome you to sign up for training.

For an informational brochure and volunteer application please contact Karen McCarthy at volunteer.pittsburgh@tenthousandvillages.com or 412-421-2160. Information is also available in store, so stop in anytime. We look forward to seeing you here!

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Community Shopping Event—Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Allegheny County - May 16, 2015

Community Shopping Event
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Allegheny County
4:00-6:00 PM

Shop from 4-6 PM, and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Allegheny County. If you purchase gifts, you can give three times, to the recipient, the artisan, and a local organization.

CASA of Allegheny County recruits, trains, and supervises community volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in court and throughout the child welfare system.

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Volunteer Orientation - June 8, 2015

6:30-8:00p.m.

Join us on Monday, June 8, at 6:30pm for a Volunteer Orientation. Learn more about the store, artisans, and fair trade mission; and if this is the right volunteer fit for you, we welcome you to sign up for training.

For an informational brochure and volunteer application please contact Karen McCarthy at volunteer.pittsburgh@tenthousandvillages.com or 412-421-2160. Information is also available in store, so stop in anytime. We look forward to seeing you here!

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Hours

Store Hours
Mon, Wed, Fri-Sat: 10am—6pm
Tue, Thu: 10-8