Events

2018 Wichita Alternative Gift Market

Saturday, November 10, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
University Congregational Church (UCC)
9209 E. 29th St. N.
Wichita, KS 67214

Our new host location for 2017!

Our host location for 2017 and 2018!


Project Picking Night
for 2018 Market

August 23, 2018
7:00 p.m.
University Congregational Church

Attn: Wichita-area congregations, businesses, clubs, schools, and service organizations! Please join us on Project Picking Night to select the Alternative Gifts International (AGI) project you will sponsor at our 2018 Wichita Alternative Gift Market.  The market will be held the second Saturday of November at University Congregational Church.

Selecting your project in August will allow you plenty of time to prepare for the market by recruiting volunteers, crafting ornaments, planning your table decorations, and inviting your friends, congregants, and/or coworkers.

When you have selected your project, AGI will provide posters, greeting cards, gift inserts (with descriptions of your projects that shoppers sponsor), ideas (for ornaments and table decorations), resources and more! In return, we ask that your organization contribute $50 towards publicity/advertising expenses, to help bring more donors/shoppers to the market.

Complete project descriptions can be found in the 2018-2019 AGI catalog:

https://alternativegifts.org/giving/gifting/causes

Project Picking Night meeting

 

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2018 market setup day:

Friday, November 9, 2018
12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m.
UCC Fellowship Hall
for volunteers of sponsor/partner organizations

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2019 and beyond – save the dates:
mark your calendars for the
2nd Saturday of each November!

Special thanks to the members and staff of Grace Presbyterian Church, East Heights United Methodist Church, and Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church for being host locations for the market in previous years. And thanks to University Congregational Church for their commitment to hosting in 2017 and 2018!

For more information, please contact one of our volunteer steering committee members or the staff at the Alternative Gifts International Office, headquartered in Wichita:

• Surinder Moore, Alternative Gifts International, 316-269-0635, agi@alternativegifts.org
• Laura McFall, 2018 volunteer committee Chair, 316-993-6341, mcfall.kelly@att.net
• Julie Brin, publicity/marketing volunteer, 316-841-4391, juliebrin@gmail.com
• And Suzi Miner, Sally Huber, Eli Hess, My-Trinh Nguyen, Jennifer Tran, Tammy Tidwell, and Lisa Riley; wichitaaltgiftmkt@gmail.com 

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