Throughout the year, our blog will feature AHA volunteer stories of survival and hope. We know there are thousands of stories like these - thats why we want to say “Thanks” to all of you for giving your time and sharing your lives with us. You can’t spell CURE without U! Thank you for all you do to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. YOU’RE THE CURE!

Monday, November 7, 2011

Fundraiser for American Heart Association at Ten Thousand Villages

November 21, 2011

867 Grand Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105

On November 21st, Ten Thousand Villages will feature the American Heart Association and its advocacy work in Minnesota. The AHA will be on hand sharing information on current initiatives from 5:00-9:00pm. A percentage of all goods sold that evening will go to the AHA, to support their work in Minnesota. Come and check out this super-hip shop, get some of your holiday shopping done and support the AHA’s work to make Minnesota healthier!

Ten Thousand Villages is an exceptional shop for unique handmade gifts, jewelry, home decor, art and sculpture, textiles, serve ware and personal accessories representing the diverse cultures of artisans in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. One of the world's largest fair trade organizations and a founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO); the company strive to improve the livelihood of tens of thousands of disadvantaged artisans in 38 countries. Ten Thousand Villages accomplishes this by establishing a sustainable market for handmade products in North America, and building long term buying relationships in places where skilled artisan partners lack opportunities for stable income. Product sales help pay for food, education, healthcare and housing for artisans who would otherwise be unemployed or underemployed.

For more information or if you have questions, please contact 952-278-7921.

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