World Fair Trade Day is Saturday, May 12th

Celebrate World Fair Trade at Global Gifts with LIVE MUSIC, CONTESTS, RAFFLES, and MORE!

World Fair Trade Day is an inclusive worldwide festival of events celebrating fair trade as a tangible contribution to the fight against poverty and exploitation.

Our theme this year is "Uniquely Giving" -- which is also our NEW tagline!

JOIN THE CONVERSATION!

What makes Global Gifts uniquie to YOU? Enter our phot contest for a chance to win a $25 Global Gifts gift card! There are two ways to get involved:

1) Global Gifts’ new tagline is “Uniquely Giving”. From your Facebook or Instagram account, SHOW and TELL us what makes Global Gifts unique to you. Make sure to include the hashtag #UniquelyGiving!! You'll automatically be entered into our “Uniquely Giving” contest. The best post will be chosen from each Global Gifts store. Winners will receive a $25 Global Gifts gift card!

Contest going on now until May 11th! Winner will be announced May 12th -- World Fair Trade Day!

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WORLD FAIR TRADE DAY STORE EVENTS 

 

 

GLOBAL GIFTS, MASS AVE

FREE SWAG BAGS for first 10 customers with purchase of $10 or more

11AM-12PM   Quilling demo and make your own by Sarah MacDougall of Pretty Fly Paper

1PM-3PM   Henna tattoos by Carrie from Renegade Henna

4PM 5PM   DIY Jewelry workshop led by Dianna

5PM -6PM   Singing bowl demo by Cyndi Delte

{ ALL DAY }   

Live Outdoor Music

Baked treats and other yummy refreshments

Raffles, Games, Prizes, and Contests!

 

GLOBAL GIFTS, NORA PLAZA

11AM-1PM   Live music by Sally Flint, a local teacher who teaches music as a form of rehab, performing on unique wind instruments

{ ALL DAY }   

Multiple Raffles, Games, Prizes, and Contests!

Baked goods, tasty treats, coffee and mango iced tea served throughout the day

 

GLOBAL GIFTS, BLOOMINGTON

11AM-2PM  ScalyTailz: ‘Up Close & Slithery’ Animal Show

ScalyTailz is a non-profit reptile rescue organization. Learn more about ScalyTailz at ScalyTailz.webs.com

11:30-5PM   Buildon Bake Sale

BuildOn is an international nonprofit that works with communities in seven developing countries to help build primary schools in rural villages. The Bloomington High School North buildOn chapter was founded in 2015. Over the past two years BHSN buildOn has raised over $50,000 to pay for the building materials for two primary schools, one in Haiti and one in Malawi. Currently, BHSN buildOn is raising money to build its third school, one in Nicaragua!

{ ALL DAY }  

Contests, Raffles, Prizes, Scavenger Hunt, and Chocolate Samples!

 

GLOBAL GIFTS, SHORT NORTH

11AM-1PM: Quilling Card demo and Make and Take Mother’s Day Card

1-2PM: DJ Scarlo Wapittaluigi spinning some classic global tunes

3-4PM: Live music with Chris and Rose

6-8PM: Free henna tattoos by Sydney

{ All Day }

Fair Trade Bake Off! Vote for your favorite. Winner receives a $50 Global Gifts gift card!

Games, Contests, Prizes and discounts!