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Small Business Saturday helps local refugees

Artisans for Hope sells many hand-made items, including assorted large jewelry bags, $20, from Artisans for Hope (723 N. 15th St., Boise). The Studio shop is open 9:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. Learn more at artisansforhope.org. Also, Small Business Saturday sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m Nov. 26, and holiday sales from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17. Other local retailers carrying various Artisans for Hope merchandise include American Clothing Gallery, Dunia Marketplace, Rediscovered Books, GingerandMaryAnn.com, World Center for Birds of Prey gift shop and Joyful Tea.
Artisans for Hope sells many hand-made items, including assorted large jewelry bags, $20, from Artisans for Hope (723 N. 15th St., Boise). The Studio shop is open 9:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. Learn more at artisansforhope.org. Also, Small Business Saturday sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m Nov. 26, and holiday sales from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17. Other local retailers carrying various Artisans for Hope merchandise include American Clothing Gallery, Dunia Marketplace, Rediscovered Books, GingerandMaryAnn.com, World Center for Birds of Prey gift shop and Joyful Tea. kjones@idahostatesman.com

Artisans for Hope will open its studio shop from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at 723 N. 15th St. (corner of Hays and 15th streets) in Boise.

Shop for knit scarves, hats, gloves, purses and other clothing pieces — all handmade by local refugees.

Seventy-five percent of sales goes back to the student who made the product.

Artisans for Hope is a community-based, volunteer-driven nonprofit that helps incoming refugees develop the skill base, language acquisition and confidence to successfully integrate into their new community.

Artisans for Hope will also hold special holiday sales from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17.

The studio shop is open regularly from 9:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday.

Go to artisansforhope.org.

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