567 South Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101


PH: 626-229-9892


  1. Mon-Sun: 12PM to 6PM

About Us

Ten Thousand Villages in Pasadena, CA, is a fair trade retailer of artisan-crafted home decor, personal accessories and gift items from across the globe. Featuring products from more than 20,000 artisans in 30 countries, we are part of a network of nonprofit fair trade retail outlets throughout the United States selling Ten Thousand Villages products.

Stay Connected: Like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to stay updated about events, sales, and new products.

Volunteer: We welcome you to join our village of volunteers! As a nonprofit store, volunteers are crucial to our success. There are various ways to volunteer like greeting and interacting with customers, unpacking and checking orders, special projects, assisting with displays, operating the cash register, and serving on our board of directors. Let us know you are interested in volunteering by filling out an online Volunteer Application here.

Volunteer Application Here

Give Back: Ten Thousand Villages Pasadena is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, operated by a local board of Los Angeles residents. Your donations help support the work of Ten Thousand Villages Pasadena to expand the reach of fair trade in the Pasadena and greater Los Angeles area.


Help us celebrate our 14th birthday with a dollar match fundraiser! A generous donor has offered to match our donations this month up to $2500! Sign-up to be a monthly contributor for $14 a month, $1 for every year we've been in business! This monthly contribution will support our mission and our artisans as we enter another year in business with our biggest need for financial support.



Ten Thousand Villages creates opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term, fair trading relationships. 


Staff Profiles

Rebecca Dunn

Rebecca Dunn is the Store Manager. She has been with the store since 2016 and loves sharing about her experience working with Ten Thousand Villages, fair trade, and living and working abroad. If you're interested in having her speak, please call the store to schedule a time.


Hayley Chesshir-Bernard

Hayley Chesshir-Bernard is the Assistant Manager. She began working at Ten Thousand Villages in 2018 and now coordinates our amazing volunteers, organizes off-site sales, and helps run the store. Interested in volunteering or want to invite us to table at your event? Send her an email at>.

Nadine Rondinella

Nadine Rondinella is a Sales Associate and has worked at Ten Thousand Villages Pasadena for more than 10 years. She has a keen eye for style and design. Need help picking out the perfect gift or adding some fair trade flare to your wardrobe? She’s your gal.