Trades of Hope Giveaway (Winners Announced!)

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

 Rafflecopter has randomly selected the winners…. And they are:

Claire Kenney

and

Julie Briscoe

We will be sending you your beautiful Aqua Nepali Scarf soon after we touch base!  Enjoy it 🙂

For some unknown reason, we have not had a giveaway in far too long!

So, I was thrilled when Stephanie Ehlers contacted me and informed me about Trades of Hope.



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Wow…. What a cause! The company was founded to rescue women around the world who are such victims of poverty that they are in the midst of trafficking or they orphan their children because they cannot feed them and they believe that is it their only way to survive…. What hope is there for people enslaved by their poverty ?
Unless, organizations like “Trades of Hope” are founded to step into communities to empower women out of hopelessness and into a promising future of honest work.

Here is a little of Stephanie’s story:

“I was able to go to Haiti in February and visit/work alongside our 3 groups of Artisans there. It was beyond amazing to experience the various workplaces, meet them and get a glimpse of their culture.  We believe people want an opportunity, not charity. By teaching them a skill that helps them make a living, we believe they will succeed longer, both financially and emotionally. These women get to be the heroine in their family, instead of teaching their children to beg, they are modeling for them that they can work, be proud of themselves and have self esteem (that doesn’t come when you are forced to beg or sell yourself to survive).”



Stephanie learning to make beads for the Trades of Hope bracelets while in Haiti.



Stephanie learning to make beads for the Trades of Hope bracelets while in Haiti.

When I hear about organizations like Trades of Hope, I think about the children who will no longer be witnesses of and products of that lifestyle… thanks, in part, to all the people who support the cause.
So, support those women, and moms, by entering this week’s giveaway!
There will be two winners!

One winner will receive the beautiful Aqua Nepal Scarf…



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and one will receive the Hope blooms scarf…



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Check out other items in Stephanie’s Trades of Hope Store because you may want some earrings or a bracelet to match 🙂

You can also contact Stephanie if you are interested in learning more about how to join the team!

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6 Comments on Trades of Hope Giveaway (Winners Announced!)

  1. Ace Maxs
    July 1, 2013 at 9:14 am (4 years ago)

    Hi,,
    This is amazing contest.
    Count me in. Good luck everyone.

    xoxo

    • Jessica
      July 1, 2013 at 12:07 pm (4 years ago)

      Rafflecopter selects the winner so make sure you enter through the entry link at the bottom of the post 🙂 Goodluck!

  2. Crista
    July 1, 2013 at 7:58 pm (4 years ago)

    ooo the nepal scarf is beautiful! yay for giveaways!

  3. Valerie
    July 3, 2013 at 9:32 pm (4 years ago)

    Very cool cause! I love that Aqua Nepal Scarf

  4. Caitlin
    July 3, 2013 at 11:18 pm (4 years ago)

    The Nepali Aqua scarf is gorgeous – and perfectly light and bright for the Australian lifestyle! 😉