To find the perfect Hanukkah gift that makes a positive difference in the lives of those less fortunate, head over to Boulder First Presbyterian Church (Walnut and 15th Street, Boulder), Sunday, November 15th between 12 and 2pm for the annual Alternative Holiday Gift Fair. Among the the not-for-profits selling fair trade goods will be international crafts purveyor Ten Thousand Villages, and Reading Village, selling handmade Buena Karma yoga mat bags which are handmade in Guatemala, come in six great colors, and each comes with a traditional Guatemalan “no worries doll” in the interior pocket and a card that tells the story of how the bag helps to support children’s literacy. Now that’s good karma! Click to learn more about Reading Village or take a minute to view this video.
During Chanukah, we often talk about the value of spreading light, both literally, with our chanukiyot, and metaphorically, with our actions. Yet we rarely explore the actual economics of that value.
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