St. Luke’s Thrift Shop Hosting Fair Trade Holiday Market

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The St. Luke’s Thrift Shop is offering local shoppers a new option this holiday season by hosting a pop-up artisan market featuring hand crafted products from Ten Thousand Villages.

These beautiful fashion, jewelry and holiday items will be available at the Thrift Shop on Small Business Saturday, November 30th from 10am to 1pm, and before and after St. Luke’s church services on Sunday, December 1 from 9am to noon.

Ten Thousand Villages are pioneers of fair trade, doing business differently by putting people and the planet first since 1946. It is a social enterprise that allows one to shop with intention & share in the joy. These ethically sourced gifts are crafted by hand by artisans from around the world. The group’s mission is to “create opportunities

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

During this pop-up market all Ten Thousand Villages items will be offered at 20% off retail price. Additionally, 30% of proceeds benefit St. Luke’s and the Jamestown community through the efforts of the Thrift Shop. Items available can be viewed (at full price) on the Ten Thousand Villages website: https://www.tenthousandvillages.com/ [2] St. Luke’s Thrift Shop is located at 409 Pine Street, Jamestown. (Behind the church building on North Main Street). For more information, call the church office at 716-6-483-6405.