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A Product Fundraiser is Still a Good Option

In recent years, schools and groups have been moving away from product fundraisers and deciding to put together an event to raise money. While fundraising…

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Fair trade chocolate bars from equal exchange

Ready… set… chocolate sale! 5 steps to hosting a great one

Do you really need another reason to include more chocolate in your life? Hosting a chocolate sale can help you earn money for your group…

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Go from zero to a fair trade sale in 5 steps

Selling fairly traded coffee, tea, chocolate, cocoa and snacks to your community is a way to give them an opportunity to buy high-quality, fairly…

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A smiling woman holds a gift basket of 3 fair trade coffees

Personalize your fair trade gifts!

Consumable gifts like coffee, tea and chocolate are wonderful because they won’t collect dust on a shelf, will likely not get re-gifted…

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Three carved pumpkins. One reads "fair trade"

Halloween Contest

Share Your Fair Trade Halloween! What will you do to to make Halloween fair for all? We’re eager to see the equitable and creative…

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Choose the Right Products for Your Equal Exchange Sale

Hosting a table sale, holiday fair or gift market is a great way to introduce your community to ethically-sourced products or make a little…

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Image shows a close up of organic coffee seedlings from Cooperativa Norandino located in Peru.

Meet FarmRaiser: A Fundraising Partner

As our lives become more automated, many are looking for ways to utilize technology to boost fundraising sales, save time, and stay organized. We hear…

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Encourage a switch to Equal Exchange

Fair trade. Ethically sourced. Organic. Sustainable. You’ve been hearing the buzzwords and want to do right by the small-scale farmers who produce your…

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Kay Mackie of Monona United Methodist Church shows off her fair trade table

Congregation Spotlight: Monona United Methodist Church

We’re turning the spotlight on longtime Equal Exchange supporters Monona United Methodist Church in Monona, Wisconsin! Their congregation has been buying fair trade…

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A little girl takes a bite out of an ear of corn inside a US farmstand

Locals Only? How to Live Your Values and Still Eat Bananas

The modern grocery basket is a true symbol of human innovation. Its contents span continents, offering a taste of all things weird and wonderful, at…

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Women with coffee at fair trade sale

Congregation Spotlight: Grandview United Methodist

Dorothy Killebrew is a member of  Grandview United Methodist Church in Lancaster, PA, one of Equal Exchange’s top faith based customers. Here is…

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A Fundraising Tip with Excellent Taste

Fundraising with fairly traded, organic and delicious products? Here’s an excellent tip to help you raise more money… let them taste it! As…

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Image shows three ballerinas on stage at a Ballet 5:8 performance.

Ballet 5:8 is on “Pointe” with Fundraising

We love to celebrate our many fundraising catalog partners. Each participating group makes a direct and positive impact on farming families across the globe as…

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Silver Rail PTA Finds Success Fundraising

At Equal Exchange, we’re proud to help schools, nonprofits and organizations of all sizes raise money with an easy catalog program. Participating groups often…

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Fundraising with a Spring Theme

Fundraising with Equal Exchange is effective any time of year, but add in a special theme during the first half of the year can help…

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