Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 9am-1pm
Sunday, November 5, 2023 | 11:30am-12:30pm
Please join us in supporting the following organizations:
Alliance for International Reforestation (AIR) is dedicated to assisting local communities in Central America to conserve their environment through reforestation, sustainable farming, and education. Well over 7 million trees have been planted to prevent mudslides and many fuel efficient ovens have been built. An environmental curriculum is used in classrooms reaching thousand of school children. For sale: Crafts, Native Items, & Plants.
Black Bee Honey is about creating a healthy community, physically, socially, and economically by investing in underserved youth who will later invest in the community. Their mission is to provide Parramore youth an opportunity to operate and manage their own business, address the food desert issue of the community, and provide residents of the area with high quality, nutritional honey. For sale: Honey
Blossom Artisanal is a unique work opportunity, employing adults and teenagers with developmental disabilities. They produce amazing all-natural artisanal products. Employees gain meaningful employment and learning skills that last a lifetime, including hand producing their soaps, candles, and bath teas. They learn about packaging, shipping, and sales. All products are produced in Orlando.
Equal Exchange offers a way for you to help farmers and their communities build a better future. This project enables small coffee farmers to earn a fair price for their products. For sale: Regular & Decaf Coffees, Organic Teas, and Chocolate Bars. A pre-order form is available for your convenience. Please return form to the front office.
Heifer Project International (HPI) works in partnership with others to alleviate hunger, poverty, and environmental degradation by helping families become self-sufficient. A low-income family is gifted an animal appropriate to their area and is given intensive training in the care and use of the animal products. In turn, they “pass on the Gift” to others in their community.
Rafiki Foundation serves 10 countries with over 15 million women whose husbands are either deceased or absent. Through the work of their hands, these ladies create products that both preserve their cultural traditions and provide them with a source of income. Rafiki buys their products and brings them back to the United States to sell at their retail locations. Through this transaction, women who could otherwise not find work have a steady means of supporting their families. Every purchase you make ensures the continuation of this work and provides thousands more widows with hope for the future. For sale: Artisan Crafts
Society of Saint Andrews (SOSA) provides food for the body, God’s word for the spirit, community of love for the heart, and opportunity for those who desire action. They feed the hungry all year long by saving fresh produce that would otherwise go to waste and giving it to the needy.
Ten Thousand Villages works with third world country villages to create authentic handicrafts as a way to pass on their culture to the next generation. By selling their handicrafts, they help artisans provide food, house, education, and healthcare for their families. For Sale: Jewelry, Holiday Items, Toys, and more.
Transitions Orphan Assistance Foundation (TOAF) has had a very hands-on, very personal mission in Odesa, Ukraine since 2008. Orphans in Odesa age-out of the orphanage between the ages of 14 and 16. Many of these orphans have no place to go and no one to care. In response, TOAF offers mentoring, assistance with food, clothing, medicine and education, as well as birthday and holiday celebrations. A large portion of their mission is to provide safe housing and family living opportunities for older teens and young orphans. They have helped to establish and maintain three transitional homes with house parents that serve younger orphans. They have also built six cottages available to young adult orphans working on independent living. Since February 24, 2022, they have also been contributing to the war effort by providing packages of food and necessities several times per week to those in need.
Women’s Bean Project is located in Denver, Colorado. They hire women experiencing chronic unemployment. Participants in the program are paid as they develop job readiness skills, discover their talents, and strengthen their confidence. They can then begin to support themselves and their families, break the cycle of poverty, and serve as role models for future generations. For Sale: Simple to make mixes, such as Soups, Chili, Cornbread, Cookies, Teas, Popcorn, and Dog Treats. A pre-order form is available for your convenience. Please return the completed form to the front office.
Zantoun Olive Oil is a non-profit volunteer organization registered in Canada to import and sell symbolic products from or about Palestine to create awareness for a just peace for Palestine-Israel. They wish to promote peace and understanding through public awareness and education of Palestinian society, history, culture and art. The also wish to provide assistance to initiatives which promote humanitarian, education, culture and peace links with Palestine, especially as they may relate to Palestinian youth.