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Don’t miss the opportunity to help break the cycle of generational poverty and ignite social change!

APRIL 28 through MAY 1, inclusive, through a WIL and Ten Thousand Villages fundraising partnership, 15% of sales* will be donated to WIL, regardless of how you shop. The key - identify WIL before completing your purchase.  Here’s how:

1)  Shop online at Ten Thousand Villages APR 28-MAY 1, and enter the promotional code WIL21 prior to finalizing your purchase and 15% of the total* will be donated to WIL.

2)  Shop in person APR 28-MAY 1 at Ten Thousand Villages at 1315 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, mention WIL and 15% of your purchases* benefit WIL.

3)  Choose your items online for in-person pick-up at the 1315 Walnut Street, Philadelphia location only.  Select what you want to buy at Ten Thousand Villages, but don’t check out!  Call the store at 445-444-0632 by MAY 1 with your selected items.  The store sales staff will help you finalize your purchase and have it waiting for you to pick up at your convenience.  Mention WIL and 15% of your purchases* will benefit WIL.

 

*Gift Cards and Bunyaad Rug purchases are excluded. Quantities in store vs. online may vary.

Ten Thousand Villages is more than a store. They are a global maker-to-market movement that breaks the cycle of generational poverty and ignites social change. They are a way for you to shop with intention for ethically-sourced wares — and to share in the joy of empowering women makers in ten thousand villages.

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Past Events

June 20, 2018 World Refugee Day

WIL members volunteer for Philadelphia World Refugee Day

June 6, 2018 Member's Summer Party

WIL Members celebrate the 2017-2018 successful season of programs and events

May 5, 2018 Fundraiser

WIL presents the 2018 Women's Global Empowerment Award to M. Night Shyamalan Foundation and LEWA Wildlife Conservancy for their work to improve lives of women and their families around the world.

FUNraiser - November 5, 2015

WIL's first fundraising event celebrated the organization's tax-exempt status.  Linda Resnick, former president of the organization, received the Bobbie Gohn Inspiration Award for cofounding WIL, as well as dedicating her nonprofit experience and activism for women’s rights to WIL. Leigh Carter, founding director of Fonkoze USA, received the Microfinance Innovator Award on behalf of Fonkoze for providing services to over 200,000 clients in Haiti. KPMG received the Corporate Supporter Award for serving as WIL’s principal corporate sponsor at that time.

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