The content of this page is created by the contributors to the 3p Podium platform - a news and press release distribution service. If you are interested in having your content featured here, please sign up.Post your news »SF Based Hoop Fund unveils new crowd-funding Deals campaign combining fair-trade and personal investment.The Hoop Fund on Thursday, Jun 2nd, 2011 ShareClick to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)The “Fund Your Sweater, and Wear it Too” Campaign does exactly what it says, it gives consumers a way to do good while getting a deal. The “Hoop Funds” Deals combines sustainable andfair trade products with a personal investment in the people producing them.Thanks to a partnership with Indigenous Designs, a $25 gift on hoopfund.com gets you a $35 credit towards any Indigenous products and a $10 micro-loan towards their women weavers, a vocational training project that enables women in Peru to learn new skills and earn a higher income.About the Hoop Fund:The Hoop Fund is a unique crowd-funding platform that combines sustainable products with a direct, personal investment in the farmers or artisans who make them. The Hoop enables consumers to be investors in products that do good for the world. To know more about the current campaigns please visit http://hoopfund.comAbout Indigenous Designs:For over 17 years, Indigenous Designs has been a pioneer in fair trade, organic apparel, featuring handcrafted clothing made with beautiful fibers like organic cotton, alpaca, “wild silk” and merino wool. Indigenous Designs is committed to supporting and preserving fair trade wages and artisan cooperatives, investing in natural and organic fibers and environmentally-friendly dyes, and spreading the beauty of handmade, eco fashion. One response It’s a win/win. Buy something you’ll love while giving a loan to the women who made it!Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment. Register here if you need an account.