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Equal Exchange Organic & Fair Trade Fundraiser Chocolate Giveaway

{This giveaway has ended. Congratulations to #101, NewMommiezBlends} I recently came across the Equal Exchange Organic & Fair Trade Fundraising program. If you're like me, then your kids come home with at least one school fundraising project each month. And they are usually required to sell junk we don't need or food that's unhealthy. It really bothers me. They usually go right in my recycling bin.

I may, however, take a look at an organic fundraising program. I am a big proponent of buying local, organically produced products. The Equal Exchange Organic & Fair Trade Fundraiser program is a way for green families to raise money for their schools or organizations while still supporting their values.

Take a look below to read more about the program:


The Equal Exchange Fundraiser allows schools and community groups to make money (40% profit), while benefiting small organic farmers and artisans around the globe. The fundraiser features organic and fairly traded coffees, teas, cocoas, nuts & berries, and handmade gift wrap (tree-free!) from Equal Exchange, and beautiful gifts for the home from Ten Thousand Villages(www.tenthousandvillages.com). The Equal Exchange Fundraiser works both as an event and/or catalog sale and is an easy way to both make money for the school, while reinforcing classroom values of social and environmental responsibility and global citizenship.
Equal Exchange’s unique fundraising program also includes FREE educational materials to empower teachers to delve deeper into the issues surrounding Fair Trade and cooperative economics: www.equalexchange.coop/educationaltools




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  1. I think this is a good cause and I love chocolate. vidomich(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  2. It's high time more products used fair trade. Producers should be compensated fairly.

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  3. Equal Exchange seems like a great way to raise awareness and do good in communities.

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  7. I follow Equal exhange on twitter

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  10. what a wonderful program! i love it!

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  15. Sustainable farming is important to me. I like that this program not only supports that but can teach our kids about it, all while bringing yummy chocolate!
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  16. I think it's a great program that will help so many people full circle!

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  20. I "like" Equal Exchange on Facebook. My name: Sarah U.

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  22. I love that this program works with small farmers in the US as well as other countries.

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  26. Mmm, the Organic Mint Chocolate candy bar sounds delish!

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  27. LOVE IT!!
    Especially Teaching children that their everyday choices make a difference in the lives of others.

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  30. this sounds awesome anything that protects wildlife and birds is a ok in my book..great program :)

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  38. I think it's great that they offer high quality products and that kids can learn as well as contribute

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  47. This program sounds wonderful. It is a win-win collaboration for all involved. I also like the fact that materials for educators are available so this is an educational opportunity as well as a fund-raiser!

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  48. I think the program is great. I like that teachers get educational materials to teach children about the environment. garrettsambo@aol.com

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  49. It sounds really good to care so mcuh for others! Tired of those who just don;t give a darn about anyone or anything else!

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  50. I like that you can get a free information packet.

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  51. I think the Equal Exchange program looks very interesting!

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  52. I became a fan of Equal Exchange on Facebook. #1

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