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GBP Open-House Invitation
Global Bag Project bags on chairs
We are asking you this Christmas season to make an INTENTIONAL PURCHASE. This means that:
• You aren’t looking for a bargain.
• You are sticking your nose up at blue-light specials.
• You are not hunting for the cheapest item on the shelf or on the rack.
you are purposely determining to purchase bags made by Kenyan sisters
who are eager to work their way out of poverty. These beautifully-made
kanga-cloth, East African fabric shopping bags have been re-priced with
enough margins so that hard-working women can feed their children, meet
the rent bill, afford tuition, and buy school books.
raised the prices on the bags confident that most of you, wanting to
live with a GLOCAL mindset (living locally but thinking globally), will
intentionally purchase bags that offer a decent living to the women who
make them. Your purchase can help break the cycle of poverty.
For those who live in or near West Chicago
See you for a crucial twenty minutes at:
Global Bag Project Holiday Open House
Time/Date: Sunday, December 13, from 3-6 p.m.
Place: New Jerusalem House of Prayer
100 Wycliffe Drive
West Chicago, IL 60185
is simply a Holiday Open House, no presentations or sales pitches to
sit through. Or you can make an intentional purchase by going to the
Web site, www.GlobalBagProject.org.
The Soulish Food e-mails are
posted biweekly on the Hungry Souls Web
site. Newcomers can look that over and decide if they want to
register on the Web site to receive the biweekly newsletter. You might
want to recommend this to friends also. They can go to www.HungrySouls.org.
Every Bag Has A Story
is a widowed mother of six. She longs to break the cycle of poverty in
her family by earning money to feed her children and fund their
education. Her dream is being realized through the income earned from
sewing for Global Bag Project. She hopes to expand her sewing business
using the skills she’s learned.