New Water's Edge School Fundraiser

Parents, check your school mailboxes for your information on this terrific fundraiser!


Water’s Edge is starting a new fundraising drive.  We are excited to offer Equal Exchange: organic, fairly traded coffees, teas, chocolates, and healthy snacks!

 Help us raise money to support our school programs. Our school earns 40% of each Equal Exchange sale!

This easy and delicious fundraiser is sweet in more ways than one:  not only are you raising money for Water’s Edge, but Fair Trade also supports small-scale farmers worldwide.  Recent benefits of Fair Trade include micro loans for indigenous weavers in Guatemala, an ecotourism project in Nicaragua, new classrooms in El Salvador, and the use of organic farming practices.

Today we are sending home a catalog and information to start taking orders.  Please help support Water’s Edge by contacting family, friends, neighbors and co-workers.

 Orders are due November 23, 2009…for delivery the week of December 14, 2009.

Make checks payable to: Water’s Edge

Together we can make this the most successful fundraiser yet, raising money and building future global citizens!

Thank you for your support,

Kathy Paczynski
Development Chair

Questions? Feel free to contact Kristin DePue, 847-980-8750 or with any questions or to volunteer!


Equal Exchange is a leading Fair Trade organization.  Through 22 years of long-term partnerships based on respect and transparency, small-scale farmers are staying on their land and sustaining their communities.  We invite you to share our vision for a better world—a vision that connects us more closely to the food we eat and to the farmers who grow it.  To learn more, visit

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