Global Gifts Bloomington

Global Gifts is a nonprofit fair trade organization providing hope and opportunity to developing world producers.

http://globalgiftsft.com/

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Sending our LOVE to artisans who make hilarious greeting cards in the Philippines, growers of cocoa in Ghana and flowers in Ecuador. Visitors to the store are invited to make a valentine thanking these folks for what they do so well. #FairTrade #shiftyourshopping #make trade fair

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Bath salts, soaps, candles, incense, chocolate ....We have all the components for wonderful gift baskets this Valentine’s Day. Let us help you create something special! #valentinesday #shoplocal #gifts #fairtrade

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Celebrate togetherness and unity with soapstone sculptures from the Kisii province of Kenya. #valentinesday #maketradefair #gifts #fairtrade

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Fabric flowers are a beautiful way to give your valentine a sustainable bouquet. Made from recycled saris, each flower each unique and special; just like your sweetie. #recycle #handmade #fairtrade #shoplocal #valentinesday

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Feel the Love! Give your valentine a bear hug with these exceptionally soft teddies made of alpaca fur. 💝 #valentinesday #fairtrade #handmade

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The way to everyone’s heart is through CHOCOLATE!!! #valentine’sday #gifts #fairtradecocoa

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Village Works is a group of artisans in rural Cambodia that produces these fashionable, yet practical bags. The workshop was able to train and employ 25 physically disabled artisans in 2017. #fairtrade #fairtradefashion

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“Resolutely train yourself to attain peace.” The Buddha
#meditation #yoga #mindfulness #mindbodysoul

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Volunteer Cassey models one of her favorite ways to stay warm. Cat ears look good with every outfit! #catstuff #volunteer #fairtrade

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Calling all Yogis: We have yoga bags, incense and malas to help facilitate your practice. #yoga #fairtrade

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Cold outside? Warm up your insides with organic teas from small farmers dedicated to safe work places and environmentally responsible farming practices. #fairtrade

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Our volunteer Jen loves how funky the ostrich ornament made from a pine cone is. She also says, “The dreidel box reminds me of my childhood.” #osterich #dreidel #fairtrade #ornaments @jen_crystal

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Our volunteer Quinn chose this owl ornament as her favorite because of the paper that is so skillfully used to make this quilled piece. #owl #ornament #fairtrade #quilling #christmas #volunteer

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Our volunteer Hayley told us, “I love this scarf because it’s so soft, so warm, and the colors go with everything. I got this CD for my mom last Christmas and she loved it. She loves Celtic and Christmas music and she played it all Christmas long.” #volunteer #giftideas #fairtrade #celticmusic #scarf

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Michele Wilson shopped with us on Small Business Saturday and won our drawing that included a scarf, sterling silver cat earrings, a cat pin, and a Christmas card. We appreciate all of our customers who #shopsmall and #fairtrade!

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This Thursday evening, December 7th, is the Bloomington Brick & Mortar Holiday Hike! Come visit us and our amazing neighbors for a chance to win prizes and score some sweet discounts on your holiday gifts! Show this coupon to receive 10% off your Global Gifts purchase Thursday only. #shoplocal #bloomington #btownholidayhike

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Zarya Desovza, a freshman at Washington University in St Louis, visited us on Small Business Saturday during her Thanksgiving break. Zarya’s mom picked up the elephant tapestry that she won, and it will be used to decorate her dorm room. #shopsmall #bloomington

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Naughty or nice, we have your holiday greetings covered! #fairtrade #christmascards #holidays

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Global Gifts is proud to be a member of the Fair Trade Federation. 360° means we work with small farmers and artisans in partnerships built on trust. It means good wages, safe working conditions, environmental responsibility, and more. #360fairtrade #fairtradefederation

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Ride on in to see our wonderful selection of holiday ornaments! This miniature galimoto from Kenya really cycles when pushed! #fairtrade #Kenya #ornaments

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10% of sales from 5-8 PM will be donated to local organizations during our Community Shopping Nights! #bloomington #community

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You know good things come from small businesses, but sometimes good things come in small packages, too! We’re ready to help you choose and package the perfect holiday gifts. #shopsmall #smallbusinesssaturday #fairtrade #ring

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Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday! Visit three downtown participants and enter to win a prize! #bloomington #smallbusiness #smallbusinesssaturday

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This #Thanksgiving we are thankful for our customers who support fair trade artisans with their dollars, and to our volunteers who support the store with their hearts and their time! #volunteerbloomington #fairtrade #thankfulThursday

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Visit us on Small Business Saturday and enter to win this beautiful elephant tapestry from India! #ShopSmall #FairTrade #tapestry #smallbusinesssaturday

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Our volunteer, Sarah, models some #Thanksgiving essentials. There’s still time to buy beautiful new fair trade aprons, oven mitts, and pot holders! We even have cookbooks to help you plan your meal. We are open today until 5 pm. #fairtrade #apron #bloomington

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Need to perk up your Thanksgiving dinner outfit? Our volunteer coordinator, Nicole, thinks fair trade #Autumn accessories are the best! #fairtradeselfie #Thanksgiving #scarves #tagua #bloomington

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Fair trade your pumpkin pie with spices from small-scale farmers in Sri Lanka. Level Ground’s spices are purchased, dried, and ground fresh from the farm. #pumpkinpie #fairtrade #spices #SriLanka @levelgroundtrading

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Need a screen-free way to stay entertained on the go? This fair trade #puzzle #keychain from #India is a great little fidget toy. #fairtrade

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