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New Federal School Fundraising Rules & Fair Trade Solutions

Last year, new federal rules on school fundraisers and snacks went into effect nationwide. These guidelines regulate the food available to kids throughout the school…

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6 Ways To Promote Your Fundraiser At Back-To-School Night

How many families participated in your last catalog fundraiser? If you’re like most communities, participation probably ranged from 20-50%. It’s disappointing when…

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An Appreciation Of The Pope’s Encyclical Letter On The Environment

There’s excitement here at Equal Exchange about Pope Francis’ encyclical letter on the environment, “Laudato Si’ (Praise Be): Care for our Common Home.” In…

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School-Wide Fundraising Part 2: Collecting Orders

This is part three of a series on school fundraising. Read Part 1: Logistics or Part 3: Distributing Orders After the hustle of promoting your…

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A Fair Trade Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a fun time to show love for your community, the environment and the farmers who grow our food. Here are some…

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10 Tips For A Successful School Fundraiser

Ready to get started right away? Visit our Fundraising Page >>   1. Think ahead and start your school fundraiser early. The earlier you…

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Get Inspired: Four Ways To Host A Successful Fair Trade Holiday Bazaar

It’s Holiday Bazaar time! Make it unforgettable by offering Fair Trade foods and gifts that make a difference in communities around the world…

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Let’s Celebrate A Fair Trade Thanksgiving

At Equal Exchange, we’re celebrating a Fair Trade Thanksgiving by sharing the many things that make us feel grateful. From family and friends to…

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Celebrate Fair Trade Month With Equal Exchange

October is Fair Trade Month, and there’s a lot to celebrate! You already know that Fair Trade is important to farmers, communities and…

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