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Peace Fair 2016 Participants

Non-Profit Exhibitors

A Woman’s Place –– Information about the A Women’s Place, Bucks County’s only domestic violence organization, proving free, private confidential services for victims of domestic violence, their children and the community since 1976. 24-hour hotline: 800-220-8116. (215.343.9241; www.awomansplace.org)

Arrows –– A 501(c)(3) organization serving American Indians in the United States. (267-808-0809; arrows4americanindians.org)

Bryn Gweled Homesteads & The Golden Rule –– Information about the programs promoted by the Bryn Gweled Homesteads intentional cooperative community; also about the sailing vessel the Golden Rule, the original Quaker “Peace Boat,” which has been restored and sails for nuclear-free peace again today. (215-586-8212; nelscamp@gmail.com)

Buckingham Friends School –– Information, brochures on the K-8 school and its Joint Environmental Mission program. ( 215-794-7491; www.bfs.org)

Bucks County Children and Youth Social Services Agency –– Social services agency in need of foster parents and volunteers to care for Bucks County children in need of a temporary home. (215-348-6997; www.buckscounty.org)

Bucks County SPCA –– Information about SPCA , using all avenues to improve the welfare of animals in the county, including sheltering and adoption, lost and found, humane investigation and education, as well as outreach to help keep pets in homes. (215-794-7425; www.bcspca.org)

Bucks Learning Cooperative –– A center helping teenagers live and learn without traditional school, based in Langhorne, PA. Providing a safe, welcoming space for members to pursue their learning with others. (215-512-0707; www.buckslearningcooperative.org.

Bucks Quarterly Meeting of Friends –– Information on Quakers and Quakerism in the Bucks County area and pints north and east. (215-860-9747; www.quakersbucks.org)

Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County –– Information about Family Promise of Lower Bucks, providing temporary housing and services to homeless Bucks County families. Buddhist Sangha is a welcoming group with a number of projects that serve the community in a manner consistent with the teachings of the Buddha. (215-821-6473; http://buddhistsangha.com.)

Camp Onas –– Information on Camp Onas summer and year-round program, ages 7-13, in Ottsville, PA; and on its environmental stewardship efforts. (610-847-5858; www.camponas.org)

Campaign to End the New Jim Crow –– Information on this grassroots organization dedicated to exposing the injustice of mass incarceration; literature and resources on prisons, solitary confinement, re-entry to the community and related topics. (267-753-0550; www.endnewjimcrowNJ.org.)

Citizens Climate Lobby –– Information on building the political will for a livable world. (Tom Wells, tom@tgw-construction.com)

Delaware Riverkeeper Network –– Information about this organization, which champions the rights of our communities to a Delaware River and tributary streams that are free-flowing, clean and healthy. (http://www.delawareriverkeeper.org.)

Democracy Work Group of Doylestown ––  Information about Move to Amend, which seeks to end corporate personhood through a constitutional amendment. (215-313-3308; clintonmail2016@gmail.com)

Doylestown Friends Peace & Social Concerns Committee ––  Providing a legislative letter-writing opportunity for Peace Fair visitors, and suggestions for setting up a monthly letter-writing program at your church or peace group. (267-221-7604; jenny.isaacs @gmail.com)

Fiaria Project –– Information on this non-profit Bucks County organization, dedicated to supporting foster families through transitions by providing foster children with essential clothing, toiletries, and other basic items. (267-885-8512; https://fiaria.org)

Humane Society of the U.S. ––  Information on the Humane Society, the leading animal advocacy organization, seeking a humane world for people and animals alike. (www.humanesociety.org)

Interfaith Coalition to Co-Sponsor a Syrian Refugee –– Individuals from a variety of faith backgrounds who seek to assist a Syrian refugee family relocate to this country and join our community in Bucks County. (215-757-4397; mercyingraham@gmail.com)

Just Kids Child Care 11c ––  Information on this child care & pre-K program in New Hope. (justkidschildcarellc.com; facebook.com/justkidschildcarelle)

League of Women Voters ––  Information on voter registration and the upcoming elections, including candidate debate schedule. (www.LWVBucks.org.)

LEPOCO Peace Center ––  Literature, stickers, buttons, and cards about the broad themes of peace and justice. ( 610-691-8730; www.lepoco.org)

Lucky You Animal Rescue –– Information on this organization, dedicated to serving Philadelphia and the surrounding communities through finding a safe haven for homeless pets. (215-948-2331; facebook.com/luckyyouanimalrescue.)

Lulu’s Rescue ––  Information on this foster-based, all breed, companion animal rescue, whose mission is to end the daily killing of adoptable dogs by combining spay/neuter, humane education and rescue. (215-432-2212; www.LulusRescue.com)

Maasai Cultural Exchange –– Information on MCEP, which focuses on helping the Massai in Kenya by providing clean water sources, funding education and empowering women, while preserving indigenous traditions. (www.maasaiculturalproject.org)

Magic Hands –– Information about Magic Hands, empowering children with the ability to help heal and manage stress with the traditional Usui Reiki method of natural healing. (610-547-0798; lyn111da@yahoo.com)

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America  –– Information on the Be Smart campaign and Gun Sense Voter campaign (pennsylania@momsdemandaction.org)

Network of Victim Assistance & Bucks County Choral Society –– Information about free support, counseling and legal advocacy services for victims of crime, as well as prevention education materials for people of all ages; partnering with the BCCS in "Healthy Families, Healthy Communities". (215-343-6543; www.novabucks.org)

Peace Center  ––  Information on programs in violence prevention and conflict transformation. (215-750-7220; www.thepeacecenter.org)

Peace Corps –– Information on the Peace Corps, a service-based opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation. (rbrown2@peacecorps.gov)

Peace Praxis –– Information on Peace Praxis, contributing to the creation of safe and caring communities through training, curriculum development and support provided to schools and youth-serving organizations: bullying prevention, social-emotional learning and more. (www.peacepraxis.com; www.feelanddeal.com)

Pennswood Village –– Information on this non-profit continuing care retirement community in Newtown, PA (215-968-9110; www.pennswood.org)

Reach Out Foundation –– Information on this free-of-charge recovery center, helping people with mental health and dual diagnosis issues. (215-970-5462; www.rofbucks.com)

Shen Yun Performing Arts –– Information on this non-profit arts organization, which seeks to "uplift the heart and fill you with hope as it brings ancient Chinese virtues to life on stage with breathtaking music and dance" (2017 Philadelphia shows: Feb. 18-26. www.shenyunperformingarts. org.

United Nations Association of Bucks County –– Information on how to become involved in the UNA; also Heritage tables celebrating diverse cultures of the world by New Hope and Solebury families. (215-493-6625; www.unausa.org)

Welcoming the Stranger –– Information on free English, computer skills, and citizenship classes for immigrants and refugees in Bucks County. Sharing student work, upcoming events, and ways to get involved. (215-702-3445; www.welcomingthestranger.org)

Wrightstown Friends Nursery School –– Programs for children aged 2 to 5 years old. Morning and afternoon sessions. Seeking to inspire a lifelong love of learning, nurture a respect for the Light in every person, and foster a sense of community. (215-534-8832; www.wrightstownfriends.org)


Services, Crafts, Art and Vendors

Alpha Center –– Providing resources to improve and save marriages, help individuals make better decisions after divorce and make wiser choices about remarriage. (800-310-9085; www.alpharesourcecenter.com)

Bead For Peace –– Jewelry representing peace and reconciliation (973-379-5488; mayabloom123@gmail.com)

Beautiful Bracelets –– Handmade string bracelets in bright colors, made by two young local girls. Part of the proceeds will be donated to Tabby's Place, a cat sanctuary in Hunterdon County.

Bright Photography –– Original framed photographs. All proceeds will be donated to A Woman's Place.

Dear Tree Farm –– A sheep farm, bringing to the Peace Fair sheep, chickens and ducks for petting! (610-294-9183; flowerluna@gmail.com)

Donations for Pediatric Research –– Cotton candy! BFS 8th grader Emaline is raising funds to support Columbia University's pediatric program. (obrangan@yahoo.com)

Exclusive Design Jewelry & Tote Bags –– Handmade jewelry and tote bags. (215-990-1794; maryamm_khamouch@hotmail.com)

Green Building Center –– For all eco-friendly and healthy building needs, including architecture, interior design, construction, products, and more; showroom and design center in Lambertville; (609-460-4787; www.greenlivingandbuildingcenter.com)

Happy Fish, Smiling Star –– Handmade fused glass, jewelry and house wares (happyfishsmilingstar.com, and happyfishsmilingstar.etsy.com)

Killer Fashion –– An etsy shop that sells clothing, accessories and art out of unwanted clothes or supplies or "trash" and turns them into fashionable treasure. (267-408-3678)

Lisa’s Toys for Kids –– Handmade crochet toys, made with love and care. (215-301-7705; pinolisa65@yahoo.com)

Louis Joseph Photography –– A commercial photographer who works for clients in New Jersey, NYC, and Bucks County, PA. (619-208-1885; LouisJosephPhoto@icloud.com)

Mathnasium –– A math-only learning center that specializes in teachingkids to think like natural mathematicians. Spin the math wheel at the Peace Fair and win prizes. 908-783-5995l; buddy koehler@mathnasium.nyc.

Peacefulwraps.com –– Handmade, natural, aroma therapy relief items for humans and horses. (267-237-2616; kim@peacefulwraps.com)

Peter Hewitt Photographs –– Fine art nature photography and printing with a commitment to conservation ( 908-405-8512; www.peterhewitt.com)

Pottery by Heidi –– Hand built and wheel thrown ceramics. Made in Sommerville, N.J. 

Red Hill Gypsy –– Whimsical repurposed creations: dream catchers and garden ornaments. (215-559-4630; redhillgypsy@gmail.com)

Schneider Sweets –– An at-home bakery, making nostalgic confections. We also give lessons to kids and adults. (215-297-0234; dyschneider@comcast.net)

Shalom Pottery–– Wheel thrown, one of a kind functional potter is made with joy. (508-395-0602; shalompottery@gmail.com)

Tabitha Cottage Goods, Cambodia –– Handcrafted silk cottage goods from Cambodia: shawls, purses, pouches, jewelry rolls, glasses cases, etc. CICFO orphanage bracelets. Proceeds benefit artisans making the products directly (Fair Trade) and support Tabitha's other community building programs (wells, micro saving, house building, schools, hospital). ( 215-489-1109; www.TabithaUSA.org)

Willow Wellness & Chiropractic Care  –– Healthy living tips about chiropractic, nutrition, essential oils, and conscious parenting. (215-692-2438; www.willowfamilywellness.com)

Wood’nt-U-Want-One –– Custom-made pens from exotic woods and acrylic materials. (215-499-8321; woodntuwantone@gmail.com)

Yampolsky Law: Conflict Transformed –– A holistic conflict resolution law firm committed to non-violence and to mindful practices of mediation, collaborative law and conflict coaching. (215-840-9692; hyampols@conflicttransormed.com)