18 Jun
  • By Theresa DeSouza
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3 Ways You Can Support UPAVIM In Your Community

Wondering how you can help UPAVIM? We have 3 easy ways for you to support UPAVIM in your community.


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  • Purchase Fair Trade Gifts and Crafts handmade by the artisans of UPAVIM.

    Head over to our shopping website now, and save 10% off your order by using the coupon code: BLOG at checkout. (not valid on wholesale orders.)
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  • Use Amazon Smile.

    Go to Amazon.com and search for Amazon Smile, then pick UPAVIM (Upavim Community Development Foundation) as your charity. You can also use  this link. Bookmark it then you don’t have to search! Amazon will give us .05% of your order. It is not a lot but adds up and every bit helps. Ask your friends and family too to do it.



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  • Make a Tax-Deductible Donation

    Although UPAVIM supports its school and daycare 100% through the sale of its crafts, our other programs rely on generous donations from people who believe in what we are doing and want to help. We gratefully accept donations and are extremely appreciative of any contributions to our programs. Donating is quick and easy (and tax-deductible.) Designate your donation to benefit a specific project or program by visiting our donation page.  Or, donate now by clicking the link below.

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  • Donate Air Miles

    Not using your miles? How about giving them to us? Board members and volunteers are responsible for any travel expenses they may incur, however donations of unused air miles are gratefully accepted.



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  • Join us on Social Media

    Joining the conversation on social media is a great way to learn more about UPAVIM and to share what you know with your friends and family.[powr-social-media-icons label=”Enter a Label”]

  • Host an Event

    You can host a crafts sale at your home, school, or church. As a volunteer consignee, you can choose to receive 15% of your total sales for your organization or you can choose to return all sale proceeds to create an even greater impact for our women artisans of UPAVIM! The products sell themselves, the sales are fun, and you do your part in making the world a better place! Learn more about consignment sales here.

  • Tell Stores about UPAVIM Crafts

    Talk to shops in your area – tell them about us and our website. UPAVIM Crafts does not employ salespeople to place our products in stores. We rely on word of mouth, referral links and the Fair Trade network to find retail partners. If there is a shop in your town you think would be a perfect fit for UPAVIM Crafts, tell them about us and our website. We can even send you promotional materials and a catalog to present. Contact us for more information.