Equal Exchange (Fair Trade Coffee) allows small-scale farmers who grow Equal Exchange coffee, tea, and chocolate to control their own businesses, on land they own. This allows them to invest in education, health programs, and social services for their communities.
UMCOR partnered in April 2002 with Equal Exchange to help launch a denomination-wide coffee program and UMW of The Heart has been selling this coffee to the congregation and friends.
Proceeds from the sale of Fair-Trade Coffee Sales in 2020 totals $1,100
- $300 kept for purchase of 2021 coffee
- $800 to be spent on mission
In keeping with our Mission to support women, children, and youth, the UMW Leadership Team elected to send $200 to each of these local charities:
Please visit the websites for these local organizations to see what they do and how you can help.
If you would like to purchase Fair Trade Coffee, please contact Marge Clydesdale.