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Hands Up Hosts Awesome Shopping Event — Hands Down

Founder Tess Sager with Lauren BushShoppers enjoyed music courtesy of KCRW DJ Mario Cottowhile reviewing new pieces from the Hands Up Not Handouts collection such as the Yellow Brick Road sweet grass earrings from the women of Rwanda and the Limited Edition Widad cuff from the women of Palestine as seen on the Martha Stewart Show.

Guests were also treated to moving photographs from founder Tess Sager’s travels around the world. The images are available for purchase on www.handsupnothandouts.org with proceeds going back to the women of Palestine and Rwanda.

The support of Hands up Not Handouts, communities in Rwanda and Palestine have already received machinery, computers, bedding, eyeglasses, lamps and a new play yard through the sales of their accessories. The FEED Project has raised much needed funds for WFP school-feeding operations aSome of the tasty treats still available via www.handsupnothandouts.orgnd awareness of child hunger through the sales of their 100% cotton and burlap FEED bags.

With success of “A Night of Ethical Shopping,†this event series will continue its momentum with stops in Dubai, London and Paris.

For more information and to purchase accessories, visit www.handsupnothandouts.org and www.feedprojects.org.

About Hands Up Not Handouts:
Founded in 2009, Hands Up Not Handouts partners with women from around the world to design and develop traditional crafts into unique, one-of-a-kind goods. The program focuses on helping women artisans translate their traditional handicrafts into high-quality and innovative products that can be marketed at a premium price, using the profits to support the women’s families and communities.

/>About FEED:
The FEED Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and funds to ensure nutritious school meals for all children as a first step to improving the global food system. In partnership with FEED Projects, LLC, the FEED Foundation has provided over 50 million school meals to children

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