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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 while raising money and sharing your group’s…

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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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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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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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Celebrating 11 Years of the Equal Exchange Fundraising Program!

Celebrating 11 Years of the Equal Exchange Fundraising Program!

This year marks the 11th anniversary of Equal Exchange’s Fundraising Program! The program started with Virginia Berman, a co-owner and the Organizing…

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Ground Coffee vs Whole Bean Coffee: Which Is Right For You?

When deciding between ground coffee and whole bean coffee, it comes down to a question of convenience vs. the opportunity for better quality. We&#8217…

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Bring Fair Trade to Your Farmer’s Market

Because coffee, tea, and cacao (chocolate)  aren’t grown in most places in the U.S., many local farmer’s markets allow folks…

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Making the Oil of Chrism with Justice

Every year on Tuesday in Holy Week, the clergy of the Episcopal Diocese of California gather at Grace Cathedral to renew their ordination vows and…

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Get Kids And Parents Excited To Fundraise With Equal Exchange

The school year has just begun, your fundraising kickoff is coming up, and all the logistics are figured out. Now it’s time to start…

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How To Choose The Best Coffee Maker For Your Office

Coffee is the secret ingredient of many productive workplaces, and having it available at the office is a perk for everyone. But if you&#8217…

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