Alternative Market Brings In New Vendors

Posted: November 3, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Maria Rossetti, 17, right, and Katie Morton, 10, demonstrate Wednesday the work members of the United Presbyterian Youth have been doing to create cards that will accompany gifts purchased at the Alternative Gift Market, from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 11 and 18. The longtime market features gifts of donations to charitable organizations as well as free-trade items.

When a shopper buys a Christmas ornament from youngsters at the First Presbyterian Church’s annual Alternative Market, a community in Haiti — or some other developing country — gets fresh water.

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Religion, Pages 10 on 11/03/2012