The River Church South

Our church got involved in working to fight Human Trafficking in March of 2012 which easily led us to wanting to make good consumer choices. We now have Fair Trade sugar, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate, and display an Equal Exchange poster above our cafe table.

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Campaign Progress

Incorporate Fair Trade Education into Your Social Teachings

Connect the tenets of your faith to Fair Trade. Empower congregants to live their faith by being conscious consumers.

Completed April 19th, 2017

Commit to Purchase Fair Trade Products When They Are Available

Work with your congregation to offer Fair Trade products regularly at services, vending machines or offices.

Completed April 19th, 2017

Include Fair Trade in Events

Serve up Fair Trade coffee, tea, and other products when possible at meetings, in gathering places, and at events.

Completed April 19th, 2017

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Upcoming Events

Arrojo – Cafe Fundraiser to End Human Trafficking

May 12

Join us for an Open Mic Night over cafe drinks. Specialty Drink Flavor is White Angel Cupcake. Dessert Theme is Blueberry Pie Bars. Drinks: $3. Dessert: $3. Or a Drink/Dessert Combo for $5. All proceeds go to benefit non-profits working to combat human trafficking.

Could Quincy become a Fair Trade City

May 20

Join us as we begin a first-steps conversation about working to make Quincy, MA a fair trade city. We’ll have members of the Justice Task Force from The River South Center, attendees of The River Church South, and staff from Eastern Nazarene College. Anyone is welcome to join in.

Fair Trade Products

Resources

Costco Kirkland Whole Bean Coffee

April 19, 2017 Best Practices & Tips

Equal Exchange

April 19, 2017 Download

Members

Kristina Kaiser
Linda Roy
Ryan