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Holiday Recipe Ideas

Holiday Recipe Ideas

Now that the fundraising is over and your kitchen is stocked with fairly traded ingredients, it’s time to get cooking! Here are six recipes…

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Equal Exchange Fundraising: Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday Gift Ideas

It’s easy to find fair trade holiday gifts for family and friends! Our gift boxes are pre-assembled and packed with delicious products that…

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Fundraising with Our School Values

Fundraising with Our School Values

An Equal Exchange fundraiser was a natural fit for our school because it incorporated many of the same values that are central to Montessori philosophy…

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Snowmen Chocolate Bars: DIY Project

6 Tips for Your School Holiday Fundraiser

Believe it or not, the holiday season is the perfect time for a fundraiser. People are on the lookout for great gifts and will be…

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Fundraising and Values at Kimberton Waldorf School

Fundraising and Values at Kimberton Waldorf School

At Kimberton Waldorf School (KWS), education of the Head, Heart and Hands is the foundation for raising students to be creative thinkers, compassionate global citizens…

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Equal Exchange gift basket brimming with fair trade treats

Holiday Sale Inspiration: Gift Baskets!

Support your community and small-scale farmers around the world by offering conscious consumers  meaningful and unique gift basket options.  Consumable gifts like coffee, tea…

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Fair Trade Events & Fundraising Ideas for Your Community

There are lots of opportunities to raise money while supporting authentic Fair Trade. Here are some suggestions to try out with your community group, school…

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How to Make your Fundraiser More Eco-Friendly

How to Make your Fundraiser More Eco-Friendly

You already know how important it is to care for the environment through conservation and smart buying choices. Another great way you can make small…

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Boost Your Fundraiser by Sharing Your Values

Boost Your Fundraiser by Sharing Your Values

I worked with my high school’s World Language Honor Society throughout most of my time in high school, and I loved every minute of…

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When is a Bar of Chocolate More Than Just a Piece of Candy?

When is a Bar of Chocolate More Than Just a Piece of Candy?

When is a bar of chocolate more than just a piece of candy? It becomes something more when it is used to educate students and…

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Your Fair Trade Holiday Sale Made Easy

A holiday sale is a great way to bring fair trade gift options to your community. Whether you’re raising money for your group…

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Meaningful Fundraising for Cultural Immersion Trips

As the Coordinator of Cross-cultural Immersions at the University of Dayton, I am always looking for new ways to help make our BreakOut and…

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Fundraising Feature: Mattole Valley Charter School

Fundraising Feature: Mattole Valley Charter School

For the past two years, we have had the pleasure of partnering with Mattole Valley Charter School at the Mt. Shasta Learning Center in California…

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Cups of Organic coffee on a bright tablecloth

How to Host a Coffee Tasting

Tasting coffee is a full sensory experience, from the moment you grind your freshly roasted coffee through to your last sip.  This guide (written by…

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Susan and Bethany

On the Road with the Interfaith Team

This summer, the Equal Exchange interfaith team traveled around the country to events celebrating our faith-based partnerships. We were excited to meet and talk…

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