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Alternative gift fair ‘Gifts That Give Hope’ is Sunday

The 16th annual Gifts That Give Hope gift fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. this coming Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Farm & Home Show, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster.

(Source: Gifts That Give Hope)

The event features ethically sourced gift products from social enterprises and fair-trade organizations as well as food and entertainment.

More than three dozen nonprofits will be on hand. Visitors can donate to organizations on behalf of friends and family, who will receive gift cards acknowledging the contribution.

Gift-givers can also take part online at The site includes an interactive giving guide and a link to Gifts That Give Hope’s online shop.

The fair takes place on Human Rights Day, and will mark the occasion with a Human Rights Scavenger Hunt, honoring the ratification of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 75 years ago on Dec. 10, 1948, and recognizing local organizations’ work to realize its ideals.

The hunt is open to all ages, and participants who complete it can earn a free book.

For more information, contact fair coordinator Jennifer Oehme Knepper.

(Source: Gifts That Give Hope)