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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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Cups of Organic coffee on a bright tablecloth

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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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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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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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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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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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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