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Category Archives: Our Impact

WorldCrafts Partners with Arkansas Baptist Children’s Homes & Family Ministries

What do fair-trade artisans in Africa and at-risk children in Arkansas have in common? Thanks to WorldCrafts’ latest partnership initiative, both groups can benefit directly from the sale of handcrafted items ranging from jewelry and accessories to home décor and Christmas-themed craft items. WorldCrafts, established in 1996, is the fair-trade division of WMU. It recently […]

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It’s Not Too Late to Honor Your Mother!

The deadline for ordering a WorldCrafts gift to be delivered in time for Mother’s Day has passed, but you can still honor your mother with a gift that provides hope to moms around the world. Your mom will love knowing that your gift in her honor helps WorldCrafts bring immediate hope to impoverished people around the world. […]

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Will You Join Us in Providing Hope?

WorldCrafts is pleased to announce we’ve just released our new Hope catalog. Featuring artisans around the world, the Hope catalog highlights the ways WorldCrafts is providing hope through our fair trade partnerships with global artisans. If you like shopping online, you can browse our e-catalog. Or, if you prefer, you can request a print catalog. This catalog […]

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WorldCrafts Baptist Children and Family Ministries Initiative

WorldCrafts Benefit for Arizona Baptist Children’s Services & Family Ministries

The Arizona Baptist Children’s Services & Family Ministries (ABCS) is an evangelical Christian organization that ministers holistically to the needs of at-risk children and their families. Founded in 1960, ABCS today serves as a faith-based ministry designed to provide practical help for families who face overwhelming stresses and challenges. The overarching goal of the ministry […]

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Baptist Children's Homes

Baptist Church at McAdory Hosts Benefit for Children and Family Ministries

The first WorldCrafts Benefit for Children and Family Ministries has begun! Many thanks to The Baptist Church at McAdory in McCalla, Alabama, for diving in to help us get this initiative under way. Twenty percent of all sales generated by this benefit will go to Alabama Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services. Sharon Syx, WMU […]

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Children

WorldCrafts Announces New Initiative to Support Baptist Children and Family Ministries

We are thrilled to announce a new WorldCrafts initiative designed to support the work of the Baptist Coalition for Children and Families. Through this initiative, churches or individuals can partner with WorldCrafts to support at-risk children and also provide life-sustaining work for global artisans and their families. “Many people have a desire to assist foster […]

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Fair Trade Matters

Why Fair Trade Matters

During the Christmas season, we celebrate the Greatest Gift ever given. In remembrance of this Gift, we purchase presents for our friends and loved ones. How would you change your holiday shopping choices if you knew your purchases could mean the difference between life and death for people around the world? Shopping fair trade means […]

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Thai Country Trim Artisan

The Impact of Obedience: A Tribute to Betty Butcher

Have you ever wondered how WorldCrafts began? It all started out of one woman’s desire to bring hope and grace to the women of her country. In the 1980’s, Betty Butcher, an American living in Thailand, sought out a new way to reach her sisters. She began asking the Father how to develop relationships with […]

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Fair Trade Artisans

5 Reasons You Should Shop Fair Trade

Shopping Fair Trade Matters Shopping fair trade matters. Your purchasing practices hold great power – the power to trap people in inhumane, poverty-enforcing working conditions or the power to provide life-giving incomes earned with dignity.   When you shop with WorldCrafts, you join us in: Breaking the cycle of poverty. Global poverty grows daily. Current […]

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