Gift Sale at Youth Zone slated for Nov 23-26

Local youth helping to make a world of difference in developing countries

Ryan Dugaro

The 100 Mile House Gift Sale (Ten Thousand Villages) at the Youth Zone ( 372 Taylor Way) in 100 Mile House runs Nov. 23-25 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 26.

Customers will be able to invest in the lives of artisans around the world by buying exquisite handcrafted gifts and home decor.

Every handicraft at a Ten Thousand Villages Sale has been given life by the hands of a skilled craftsperson and reflects the traditions and creativity of its maker,

By holding this sale, we’re giving customers in 100 Mile House a chance to buy unique products while helping people in developing countries meet basic needs for themselves and their families,”says sale organizer Ryan Dugaro.

The event offers a unique opportunity for residents of the South Cariboo to learn more about skilled artisans in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and invest in their world by shopping Fair Trade.

Proceeds of the sale support artisans partnered with Ten Thousand Villages, the oldest and largest Fair Trade Organization in North America. The sale owes its success to dedicated local volunteers.

For more information on the 100 Mile House Gift Sale at the Youth Zone, contact Ryan at 250-395-5155.