Thursday, January 13, 2011

A Giveaway! | Sarnia/ Lambton County Photographers

We're excited about the changes that this new year will bring for our family as well as our photography business, so we thought we would host a little giveaway. As I have mentioned before, our family will be growing significantly in the next couple of months through the adoption of three precious little girls from the Philippines. So, for our first ever giveaway, we would like to present our winner with a silver filigree snowflake ornament made in the Philippines. It is from Ten Thousand Villages Canada. If you have never checked out Ten Thousand Villages, you should. It is a great way to enable families in low-income countries to help sustain themselves. The following is just a little bit about Ten Thousand Villages and what they do:

Ten Thousand Villages is a nonprofit Fair Trade Organization. FTOs are non-governmental organizations designed to benefit artisans, not to maximize profits. They market products from handicraft and agricultural organizations based in low-income countries, providing consumers with products that have been fairly purchased from sustainable sources.

Ten Thousand Villages is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization, a global network of Fair Trade Organizations. WFTO’s mission is to improve the livelihood and well-being of disadvantaged producers by linking and promoting Fair Trade organizations and speaking out for greater justice in world trade. Over 270 FTOs in 60 countries form the basis of this network.

Here is a little excerpt about this ornament:

A silver-plated filigree ornament with all of the exquisite detail and beauty of a real snowflake. A finely made seasonal decoration from the skilled artisans of Pekerti Nusantara, a Fair Trade organization based in the Philippines.

In light of all the snow across North America this week, we thought it was only appropriate to be giving away a snowflake from a country that has probably never even seen snow.

If you would like the opportunity to win this intricate ornament, just fill out the boxes at the bottom of the post. This giveaway will close on Sunday at 6pm.  Winner will be chosen by You will be notified via email and will have 48 hours to respond.

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