The following is a cross-post from our People to People blog:

All Global Exchange members are invited to join us for a Fair Trade Store Holiday Celebration.

We’ll be staying open late for one night only, December 8th from 5PM – 8PM, giving members the chance to shop for gifts that make a difference while enjoying refreshments, mingling with like minded people, and saving 20%

That’s right…all Global Exchange members will receive 20% OFF their entire order during this holiday event!

Our Fair Trade stores offer shoppers a way to be a powerful force for social change. With unique treasures made by Fair Trade artisans and farmers in over 40 different countries to choose from, you should have no trouble finding something for everyone on your holiday list.

If you don’t live near any of our store locations: remember you can shop for Fair Trade gifts online right from your computer!

If you live near one of our stores, we hope you join us for this festive evening of:

  • Holiday cheer and refreshments
  • A free raffle
  • Mixing and mingling with other Global Exchange supporters and staff Conscious Shopping AND Saving…all while knowing your purchase goes to create a more open, fair world.

If you’re a Global Exchange member…be sure to bring your Global Exchange membership card or a printout of the email you received about this event and take 20% off your entire order – plus we’ll throw in a coupon for a free pint of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream! We’re celebrating Ben & Jerry’s decision to go 100% Fair Trade by 2013.

If you’re not a member yet but would like to be so you can enjoy this event and reap all the other rewards of Global Exchange membership, visit our membership page to join, and bring a printout of your receipt to receive your 20% discount. You can join 40,000+ other Global Exchange members for just $35!

When and Where:

When: Wednesday, December 8th 5PM – 8PM

Where: The following Store Locations:

Washington DC Fair Trade Store
Busboys and Poets
1025 5th St. (at K)
Washington, DC 20001 (map)

Portland Fair Trade Store
2508 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, OR 97214 (map)

San Francisco Fair Trade Store
4018 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94114 (map)

Berkeley Fair Trade Store
2840 College (at Russell)
Berkeley, CA 94705 (map)

Hope to see you there!