Hooray for a giveaway! Hands Producing Hope has graciously offered a Shalom necklace to one lucky Style Wise Blog reader. Complete the entry form below to enter. The giveaway runs until Friday, June 19 at 12:00 am EST, so share it with your friends.
I also wanted to share the remaining questions from my interview with Hands Producing Hope founder, Rebecca Gardner. You can read the first couple of answers on Monday's post.
What are the long term goals for the organization?
Long term we would like to be working in multiple countries around the world with women in remote communities who lack the opportunities needed to provide for themselves and their families. One next step is growing our Costa Rica program by hiring a local woman to help manage our work there. One goal that we are very excited about seeing come into fruition is launching a program in Rwanda, something that is currently in the works! Be sure to sign up for our email list to be the first to know when we launch! Other goals include wanting to see women leave our program because they have the training, skills and education needed to pursue other work that they have dreamed of doing. We also hope to continue to increase the number of scholarships and life skill classes that we have available for our artisans!
Besides making a purchase, how can we get involved?
While purchasing products is key to HPH being able to grow our impact, there are many other ways people can get involved!
Social Media: Follow us on social media, share our page on facebook, share your favorite posts to your wall, and snap a picture of you wearing your HPH jewelry and tag us on Instagram and use #wearinghope! You can find us on social media here: Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter.
Volunteer or Intern with us: We have a range of internships available for college students who are wanting to get experience in their field of interest while also being part of a growing social enterprise! View internships here! We also welcome help from professionals wanting to volunteer their time to help see HPH flurish. Whether you are a lawyer, accountant, designer, marketer, business owner or a jack of all trades --we would love to hear from you! Email rebecca AT handsproducinghope.org if you are interested!
Become a Campus Ambassador: Another opportunity for college students is to represent HPH on their campus through our Campus Ambassador program! Host events, engage your community and earn free jewelry! Learn more here.
Host a Trunk Show: An HPH trunk show is a great time to gather with your bible study, co-workers, classmates or neighbors. Have an evening of hanging out, yummy food, sharing about the importance of who made your goods and a time to shop!! Interested? Learn more here.
Recommend us to your favorite retailer: Is there a shop in your town that you wish sold HPH? Shoot them an email recommending us or simply send us their contact information and we will let them know how we found out about them! If we end up working with them, we will send you a gift as a thank you!
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The Shalom necklace is available for sale online at Hands Producing Hope.