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Extraordinary Coordinators at UU Fellowship of Vero Beach

This is the story of the Fair Trade Corner at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vero Beach as related by Pam Pelliccia. It’s the history…

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Carol Bjelland: Coordinator Extraordinaire at Ascension Lutheran Church

Carol Bjelland, a member of the fair trade committee at Ascension Lutheran Church in Thousand Oaks, CA is a shining example of an organizer who…

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Pink flowers on a tray with chocolate pieces, rose wine and a card that says, 'be mine'

Susan Domey-Allen: Coordinator Extraordinaire at UCC Norwell

For many of us, February is a month filled with love…and chocolate. This month, we highlight social justice activist and top Equal Exchange…

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

Extraordinary Coordinators at Monona UMC

By Susan Sklar: Interfaith Program Manager at Equal Exchange This past year, during the pandemic, the Monona United Methodist Church in Wisconsin, had its best…

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Women with coffee at fair trade sale

Coordinator Extraordinaire: Dorothy Killebrew and Grandview UMC

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

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Extraordinary Coordinators at Trinity Lutheran Church

Carolyn Boone’s church brews fairly traded coffee at gatherings and sells a variety of Equal Exchange products once a month after services. Every…

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Two women smile at an outdoor table displaying packaged fair trade coffee and chocolate.

Equal Exchange belongs at the Farmers Market

This guest post was written by Rev. Cynthia Wickwire Lundquist (pictured above, left, with Anneliese Bruegel, manager of the Fredonia Farmers’ Market.) The Idea…

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Extraordinary Coordinators at Bethesda Lutheran

by Diana Renn of Bethesda Lutheran in Eugene, Oregon At our church, Fair Trade represents justice and equality.  Every time we make a purchase…

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Equal Exchange customers and staff, visiting Las Colinas Cooperative in El Salvador.

Mary O’Brien: Fair Trade And My Catholic Faith

Guest post by Mary O’Brien, Global Solidarity Leader, Archdiocese of Hartford, CT “Each year as I look ahead to the Easter Season…

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