Community-Minded Students Hold Benefit Sales in Campus Center

Published 11.17.2011

Human Services & Restorative Justice

Benefiting the community, locally and well beyond A colorful Nativity ornament adorns the tree Handcrafted snowman wears  and brings  a smile A beaded dragonfly, poised for takeoff Gift card shares 'Villages' story with recipient A fair-trade sale of internationally handcrafted home décor items, an annual event organized by students in human service classes at Penn College, is being held in the Bush Campus Center. The Ten Thousand Villages Festival sale features handmade jewelry, ornaments, soaps, musical instruments and other goods fashioned by the world's working poor. The event coincides with a Gifts That Give Hope sale, through which patrons can donate personal-care suppliesfor use by clients of local nonprofit agencies. Photos by Whitnie-rae Mays, student photographer