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Ten Thousand Villages, Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

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Address: 1941 South 1100 East
Salt Lake City, Utah  84106  
United States
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 100
EIN: 87-0640518
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Mission Statement


Ten Thousand Villages provides vital, fair income to people of developing countries by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories in North America. Ten Thousand Villages works with artisans who would otherwise be unemployed or underemployed. This income helps pay for food, education, health care and housing. Ten Thousand Villages is a nonprofit program of Mennonite Central Committee.

Description


At Ten Thousand Villages, customers embark on a one-of-a-kind shopping experience that enriches their personal style and provides vital, fair income to tens of thousands of artisans around the world. Our sales staff and volunteers exude passion for our products and the people-driven mission behind them, offering an enthusiastic welcome to both new and returning customers. Ten Thousand Villages markets products through multiple sales channels, from our nationwide retail network of 75 stores to a comprehensive e-commerce website. We also work as a wholesaler to supply several hundred retailers nationwide. Additionally, local groups at churches, colleges and community centers around the country host Festival Sales, our company's oldest distribution channel.

At Ten Thousand Villages, customers embark on a one-of-a-kind shopping experience that enriches their personal style and provides vital, fair income to tens of thousands of artisans around the world. Our sales staff and volunteers exude passion for our products and the people-driven mission behind them, offering an enthusiastic welcome to both new and returning customers. Ten Thousand Villages markets products through multiple sales channels, from our nationwide retail network of 75 stores to a comprehensive e-commerce website. We also work as a wholesaler to supply several hundred retailers nationwide. Additionally, local groups at churches, colleges and community centers around the country host Festival Sales, our company's oldest distribution channel.

Mission Statement: Ten Thousand Villages provides vital, fair income to people of developing countries by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories in North America. Ten Thousand Villages works with artisans who would otherwise be unemployed or underemployed. This income helps pay for food, education, health care and housing. Ten Thousand Villages is a nonprofit program of Mennonite Central Committee.

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