AKRON, Pa. – Ten Thousand Villages, a nonprofit fair trade retailer based in Akron and with four stores located in Lancaster County including Ephrata, Rockvale Outlets in Lancaster, Kitchen Kettle Village in Gordonville and a holiday store at Park City Center, will participate in Lancaster County’s Extraordinary Give November 18.
Ten Thousand Villages partnership with Extraordinary Give is part of a 70th Anniversary Celebration that includes an invitation to supporters to partner with the organization on a deeper level. The Extraordinary Give’s 24-hour fundraising marathon stretches donors gifts by up to $300,000 county-wide.
“Ten Thousand Villages provides an amazing opportunity for artisans around the world to improve their lives through vital, fair income,” said Ten Thousand Villages Interim CEO Carl Lundblad. “Through the years our loyal customers in Lancaster County have embraced our mission and our products. This year we are excited to partner with the ExtraOrdinary Give and offer our customers yet one more way to support artisans around the world.”
In addition to making donations during the Extraordinary Give, Ten Thousand Villages invites Lancaster County shoppers to support their mission through shopping this holiday season. Customers will discover a wonderful world of handcrafted gifts, jewelry and home decor in the four Lancaster County locations: Ephrata, Rockvale Outlets Lancaster, Kitchen Kettle Village and Park City Center (temporary location through December 31).
For more information about Ten Thousand Villages and the Extraordinary Give, visit: extragive.org//designee/ten-thousand-villages.