2013 and 2014 sales provide more than $200,000 for microenterprise
and global community development
MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Just in time for the holidays, local shoppers can provide sustainable
development among the poorest of the poor by shopping at the Global Gift
Fair at Menlo Church locations in Menlo Park, Mountain View, and San
In partnership with Heavenly Treasures and Artisan Connect, many unique
handiworks, jewelry and gifts will be available. Each purchase results
in economic opportunity, community programs, and job creation among
those in need worldwide. The Gift Fair helps equip and assist people in
developing countries to break the cycle of poverty through their own
skills and creativity. Menlo Church keeps none of the proceeds.
At our Menlo Park campus, the Global Gift Fair will be at 900 Santa Cruz
Avenue, on November 14th, 2015 from 10:00am – 8:00pm, and
Sunday, November 15th from 9:00am – 1:30pm.
At our Mountain View campus at 1667 Miramonte Avenue, the Gift Fair will
take place on Saturday, November 14th, 10:00am – 5:00pm, and
Sunday, November 15th, 9:00am – 3:00pm.
At our San Mateo Campus, located at 4150 Picadilly Lane, the Gift Fair
will be Sunday, November 15th, 9:00am – 1:00pm.
In each of the last two years, Global Gift Fair sales totaled over
Menlo Church focuses much of its giving of time and resources to address
educational needs, extreme poverty, and exploitation through human
trafficking. The church has been in Menlo Park for more than 140 years,
and today has four locations in Menlo Park, Mountain View, San Jose, and
San Mateo. All are invited to take part in activities, local volunteer
opportunities, and weekend worship services. Visit http://menlo.church
for more information.
Mark Swarner, 650-722-7981
Church, with campuses in Menlo Park, Mountain View, San Jose, and San