Ten Thousand Villages in Asheville is hosting a holiday shopping benefit for local non-profit organizations. From Monday, December 1st through Friday, December 12th, not only will your purchase benefit artisans around the world, it will also help create change right here in Asheville. During those two weeks, mention Our VOICE at the checkout counter and 15% of your purchase will be donated to us. Join us as we support our global AND local community; use your purchasing power to change the world through fair trade!
Ten Thousand Villages’ mission is to provide vital, fair income to craftspeople in the developing world by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories in North America. The sale of these products helps to provide a fair wage for the artisans and enables them to pay for food, education, health care, and housing.
Ten Thousand Villages is located at 10 College Street across from Pritchard Park and next to the restaurant, Tupelo Honey. Their hours are 10-8 Monday-Saturday, and 10-4 on Sunday