We know that there are enormous demands on your resources for everyday necessities and meaningful causes alike. By choosing to support the work of GGP with your donation, you can be confident that all funds are fully optimized and directed toward advancing sustainable incomes for women artisans and creating positive change for their families and their communities.
Donors like you are empowering women to be agents of change in the global fight against poverty.
Buying fair trade products is a concrete way to build a brighter future for women who struggle to live a life with dignity. Want to magnify your global impact? Pick one (or more) of these suggested actions to increase awareness about fair trade in your local community or nationwide.
Spread the word Use your social network to tell friends about GGP!
Promote fair trade among local retailers. Visit stores in your community, such as coffee houses and independent boutiques, to discuss the benefits of and growing demand for fair trade products.
Write a letter to the editor of your local paper. Newspapers are still an incredibly effective way to get the word out on important causes like fair trade.
Organize to make your community a fair trade town. There are already more than 20 localities in the U.S.—and counting—that have achieved the five major requirements to become a certified fair trade town. Among the conditions are a minimum number of local fair trade vendors, a certain number of organizations and social groups that use fair trade products at their events, and an ordinance passed by the town council in support of fair trade. For more information, check out the national campaign.
Contact your elected representatives. Resolutions advancing the causes of fair trade and global development are constantly presented before Congress. E-mailing your representative takes only a few minutes, and it can make a world of difference on these acts and resolutions.
We offer two ways for you to implement educational and socially responsible fundraising programs for your school or non-profit.