Transforming Lives with Bright Endeavors

Posted on July 24, 2017

TO THE MARKET is proud to welcome Bright Endeavors as a Local Partner. With each purchase, we can brighten not one, but two, lives at a time: a mother’s and her child’s.
Introducing Our New Local Partner: Living Threads Co.

Posted on July 18, 2017

Learn more about Living Threads through our interview with Amanda Zehner, founder and owner.
Introducing TTM’s Latest Local Partner: Ataamia

Posted on July 13, 2017

We are proud to introduce our new local partner, Ataamia, a social enterprise that is striving to preserve an ancient craft and, through it, the dignity and traditions of the faraway tribe that creates it. The founders of Ataamia, Ky Bae and Juan Yepes, traveled to the majestic deserts of the Guajira Peninsula, which borders Colombia and Venezuela, to find the brave and resilient women of the indigenous Wayuu people. The Wayuu women practice a long-preserved tradition, handed down through generations, of making brilliantly colored, unique, and meticulously crafted Mochilas Wayuu bags weaved entirely by their hands
Introducing Threads of Hope

Posted on July 08, 2017

Sex trafficking is a terrible but pervasive reality. According to the International Labor Organization, at least 20.9 million adults and children are bought and sold worldwide into commercial sexual servitude, forced labor, and bonded labor. Impoverished, and often given less opportunity for formal education, women and girls form a vast majority of these victims. Although this problem is global, the solutions often need to be local. This is where our local partner in Greece, Threads of Hope Hellas, comes into the picture.

Patricia’s Picks for Memorial Day Weekend

Posted on May 29, 2017

As the unofficial start of summer, many of us look forward to Memorial Day and the much-needed three-day weekend it grants. People across the country usually celebrate by hosting cook-outs in their backyards or by their pools; but this holiday is also an opportunity for us to show our support for our nation’s troops by honoring the lives and legacies of our fallen men and women. If you are looking to fill up your long weekend’s itinerary, here are a few suggestions to help get you started.