October 17, 2013 9:00 am - October 18, 2013 8:00 pm
Filer Mennonite Church
109 5th Street, Filer, ID 83328 United States

Additional Information

  • Who: Ten Thousand Villages
  • What: The International Gift Sale
  • When: October 17-19
  • Where: Filer Mennonite Church, 109 5th Street, Filer, ID 83328

Ten Thousand Villages is a non-profit marketing program that sells handcrafted items made by artisans who would otherwise be unemployed or underemployed. By marketing their handicrafts, Ten Thousand Villages helps these individuals provide food, shelter, education, and health care for their families. Crafts-people in the country of origin set the original purchase price for their crafts. Ten Thousand Villages adds operational costs, such as overseas shipping, customs, import duty, etc. About of the final retail price remains in the country of origin, in many cases more than double the percentage producers receive in for-profit businesses. When the order is ready for shipment to North America, the producer is paid in full. Are you looking for those exotic, one-of-a-kind gifts for the special people in your life? Your purchase at the International Gift Sale will benefit over 60,000 (sixty-thousand) crafts-people in more than 30 countries.

208-326-5150, www.tenthousandvillages.com,

Shopping Hours:

  • October 17: Thu: 9am – 8pm
  • October 18: Fri: 9am – 8pm
  • October 19: Sat: 9am – 5pm