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In Search of a Christmas Miracle for Ten Thousand Villages

December 4, 2016

By Bryan Hendrix, Virginia-Highland Resident Ten Thousand Villages, the fair trade gift shop that has been on St. Charles Ave. in Virginia-Highland for 25 years, needs our help. Business has been down recently and they’re struggling to stay in this location. Their mission is to support artisans in the developing world, particularly empowering women to improve…

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Ten Thousand Villages Celebrates National Arbor Day

April 13, 2016

By Robin Ragland, VHCA Board Member Ten Thousand Villages, our neighborhood fair trade retailer at 1056 St. Charles Ave., will participate in a nationwide campaign to plant 10,000 trees in our national forests. The program, which runs April 21 through May 1,  invites customers to donate $1 to plant a tree in a national forest…

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Ten Thousand Villages

March 31, 2015

Virginia-Highland’s Fair Trade Retailer for 20 Years Ten Thousand Villages has been a Virginia-Highland staple since 1993. Located at 1056 St. Charles Avenue, the neighborhood shop has seen the ebb and flow of the local business community and, at one time, was the only open storefront on their side of St. Charles for nearly a…

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Ten Thousand Villages Holds Month-Long Silent Auction

May 7, 2014

Passing along the following from our friend Juliet White at Ten Thousand Villages on St. Charles Ave.: As a non-profit retailer, we occasionally find the need to do a bit of fund-raising. This year, in preparation for a mandatory (and rather pricey) technology upgrade, we are holding a month-long silent auction. Visit Ten Thousand Villages…

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