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Global Gifts: About Us


Global Gifts is a non-profit business committed to creating sustainable economic opportunities and safe and equitable working conditions for disadvantaged artisans and farmers around the world. From jewelry and home goods to toys and food items, our stores are filled with handmade, one-of-a-kind items from nearly 40 different countries.

But that’s not the best part... Global Gifts' products are fair trade so you can be confident that your purchases have been produced ethically and artisans have been paid a fair wage. We pay our artisans upfront for our orders, and we only work with vendors and groups who take great care of their artisans.

We also mentioned we're a non-profit business - in fact, we're 501c3 certified! We rely on our volunteers, donors, and customers like YOU to help us support our artisan groups with continued orders. Our volunteers support our small team of staff in keeping our stores open, helping with special events, fundraising, customer service, and spreading the word about fair trade.



Incorporated in Indiana since 1988, Global Gifts is a nonprofit business committed to creating sustainable economic opportunities and safe and equitable working conditions for disadvantaged artisans and farmers around the world by:

  • Providing vital fair income and employment for people of limited opportunity;
  • Marketing ethically produced and ethically obtained handmade products;
  • Respecting cultural identity and educating the public about the cultures and traditions associated with items we sell; and
  • Helping consumers spend their shopping dollars in ways that support marginalized communities and environmental sustainability through the principles of Fair Trade.

See how we're progressing toward our mission




                                                                                                       Watch this short video highlight our 2020 Impact or learn a bit about about our history.


What is Fair Trade?

Fair Trade is a movement to reduce poverty, create safe and equitable working conditions, and provide fair wages to disadvantaged producers around the world. Unlike traditional production and labor models, fair trade is based on dialogue, transparency, and respect between the people who create products and those who purchase and distribute them.



Join Our Global Rewards Program

If you love shopping at Global Gifts and want to earn reward points for savings, join our global rewards program. You'll earn 1 point for every $1 you spend, with lots of other ways to earn too.



Volunteer With Us

Volunteering at Global Gifts is a fun and rewarding experience that helps spread the mission of fair trade in our community... and beyond! As a nonprofit organization, we rely on the dedication and talent of volunteers - assisting customers, stocking shelves, creating displays, attending offsite events, and more. No matter what your strengths are, we have a place for you at Global Gifts!

Send a resume to jona[email protected] or [email protected] to get started!



  • Global Gifts - Mass Ave

    446 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46204

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  • Global Gifts - Nora

    8519 Westfield Blvd - Indianapolis, IN 46240
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46240

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    Indianapolis, Indiana 46240
  • Global Gifts - Courthouse Square

    122 N. Walnut St. - Bloomington, IN 47404

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