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Giving Marketplace

Find unique, socially-conscious gifts for family and friends from over 30 vendors and organizations that support causes such as empowering women and girls, protecting the environment, fighting for clean water, and responding to the refugee crisis. This year’s program will have a special section on local organizations using design innovation to tackle world problems. Looking to do more than just shop? Pull up a chair, push up your sleeves, and make your own gifts alongside local artists. Have fun participating in this unique opportunity at our once-a-year Giving Marketplace. Hours are 10 am till 5 pm on Friday and Saturday.

Giving Marketplace

Find unique, socially-conscious gifts for family and friends from over 30 vendors and organizations that support causes such as empowering women and girls, protecting the environment, fighting for clean water, and responding to the refugee crisis. This year’s program will have a special section on local organizations using design innovation to tackle world problems. Looking to do more than just shop? Pull up a chair, push up your sleeves, and make your own gifts alongside local artists. Have fun participating in this unique opportunity at our once-a-year Giving Marketplace.

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The Gates Foundation Discovery Center welcomes groups of all kinds to schedule a free guided tour from our education team.

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