News & Announcements

Color Arriving Daily

March 9, 2015

So we've sprung ahead. Despite the weather we are getting new products every day. Here's a few to give you a taste of the new things we have to make y

OWG Customers Help Keep Rochester Warm

February 8, 2015

Through the month of January One World Goods Was able to deliver 605 pieces of winter-wear to the Open Door Mission. Thank you for all your contributi...

Community Shopping Events come to OWG

October 27, 2014

Over the years we've hosted a handful annual fundraising events in our store. This year we've started to expand that program. In November we'll be hos...

Fall is Knocking Let the Beautiful Fashions In

September 4, 2014

It may still feel like summer, or maybe more summery than most of the summer this year but fall is on its heels. The calendar flips to Autumn on the 2...

Dean's Beans Coffee Now in Bigger Bag

July 19, 2014

index.jpgGood news for Dean's Bean's coffee customers. Dean's Beans coffe is now offered in a 1 pound, compostable bag. Formerly their coffee was sold in 12 ou...

Help Us Send 300 School Kits to Children In Need Around the World

June 28, 2014

Our annual service project for 2014 will be the collection of school kits in the month of August. You can help children here in the United States and ...

Long-Time Volunteer Retirees Helped to Make One World Goods What it is Today

April 27, 2014

With 147 years of service between them, volunteers: Thelma Hammerton, Carol Kramer, Gail Rawcliffe, Eleanor Scott, Marcy Stewart, Gene Wolfarth and Jo...

Don't confuse 'free' and 'fair' trade

July 29, 2013

Originally posted October 10, 2010, but always current and a good reminder.

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Letters to the Editor

"Fair trade." "F...

Pittsford Plaza store sells fair-trade products made by low-income artisans

April 1, 2011
On entering One World Goods, a first-time visitor may find it little different from any other gift shop in the area, with an...

One World Goods' Oriental Rug Event Supports Fair Trade

April 2, 2010

Sometimes concepts like fair trade can be as tangible as the rug under your feet.

One World Goods, the Pittsford Plaza shop that sells an array of merc...

Pittsford's One World Goods to assist Haiti earthquake victims

February 19, 2010

Karin Choi of Hamlin, a visual merchandiser at One World Goods in
Pittsford, works on a wall featuring sale items from Haiti. The retailer
will donate 2...

Shopping at One World Goods will benefit Haiti

February 12, 2010

By Staff reports

Shoppers in the Rochester area will have the opportunity to contribute to Haiti
relief efforts by shopping at One World Goods, a fai...

Consumers have power to lift the poor

May 4, 2009

When I started collecting dolls, I did it because of the storytelling. I liked learning about the Laurel and Hardy comedy team that sat on my shelf, a...