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dateJanuary 10, 2017 userPosted by:

New Year & Happy Everything

We hope your January Fair Trade Friday Box started your new year off with a smile! Item #1 2017 Fair Trade Calendar This cute desk calendar will help keep you organized. The small wooden holder was made by our artisan friends in Ukraine. You can purchase an additional calendar in our store for only $10.

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dateDecember 30, 2016 userPosted by:

Made in the Shade & Leather Feathers

December Bracelet of the Month is Made in the Shade Wooden Bracelet from Village Artisan in India. This beautiful bracelet represents the humble stories of men and women whose lives have been beaten down by the noonday sun of poverty and vulnerability. The redemptive ending of the story though, is that “in the shade” of

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dateDecember 9, 2016 userPosted by:

Giving Back This Christmas

December Fair Trade Friday Item #1 We hope you love your Christmas box as much as we loved putting it together for you! Our first item is a sweet Christmas tree ornament from 3 Cords in Haiti, hand stitched by Guerline, whom we met this summer. Guerline lost her arm in the 2010 earthquake that

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dateNovember 10, 2016 userPosted by:

Gratitude Is Enough

November Fair Trade Friday Item #1 Custom Gratitude Tea Towels by Daughters of Hope Glory in India. We love the custom tea towel they created for our Fair Trade Friday members to enjoy this Thanksgiving season! We hope you love them just as much as we do! Buy your very own Gratitude Towel here! Item #2

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dateOctober 24, 2016 userPosted by:

Live Wrecked

October’s Bracelet of the Month: From Fair Trade Friday Founder, Kristen Welch: “When I was in Haiti this summer, I was talking to the founder of 2nd Story Goods and we were sharing how our lives have been turned upside down by the Gospel… How the poor rescued us from the American Dream… How everything

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dateOctober 6, 2016 userPosted by:

Fall Is In The Air!

October Fair Trade Friday item #1 This Joyn crossbody bag is small and just the right size to carry what you truly need. Trendy but won’t go out of style and with the adjustable strap you can let it hang exactly where you like it. (Traveler, your passport fits perfectly inside!) Help support these women at Joyn.

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dateSeptember 26, 2016 userPosted by:

Adornment from India

We love our very special earrings this month for our Earring of the Month Club! We actually ordered these earrings nearly two years ago and little by little they have come in from India. A friend of Fair Trade Friday visited the Freedom Firm workshop and met the beautiful trafficking victims who hand embroidered each

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dateSeptember 13, 2016 userPosted by:

Hope for September

September Fair Trade Friday Box Papillon takes the same clay that is used for “mud cookies” by some very poor Haitians as a food source and they turn it into ceramics.   This month, some of these beautiful artisans visited us at Mercy House and demonstrated their fine art. Item #1: Handmade clay pottery earrings

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dateAugust 24, 2016 userPosted by:

Turquoise and Gold Treasures

August’s Bracelet and Earring of the Month! We love this adjustable turquoise beaded bracelet that can go with just about anything! Handmade by artisans in Kenya at Grain of Rice Project. In July, we visited these beautiful artisans and fell in love with their wide smiles, grateful hearts and hardworking hands! August Earring of the Month

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dateAugust 5, 2016 userPosted by:

Happy 2nd Anniversary

Item #1 for August Fair Trade Friday Box! Handmade picture/card holder made by women in the Ukraine! The globe we added is full of seeds. So go and plant it and watch it grow!! Support these familes in Ukraine and others like them at Our Legacy Item #2 for August Fair Trade Friday Box! A custom

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