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Fair Trade Project

The Episcopal Relief & Development Fair Trade Project

Now you can support the work of Episcopal Relief & Development simply by purchasing some of the world’s finest coffees, teas, chocolates and foods. Not only will your purchase of these items help heal a hurting world, they will also provide a fair wage to the members of the small farming cooperatives that produce them.



We would like to introduce you to the Episcopal Relief & Development Fair Trade Project, a partnership with Equal Exchange, the first U.S. food and beverage company to adopt the international Fair Trade standards (in 1991). Equal Exchange is not only a leader in providing some of the finest coffees (16 varieties, 14 of which are organic), teas, chocolate, bananas, nuts and other products; they also operate in a manner that works in harmony with Episcopal Relief & Development’s asset-based methodology.

How to support Episcopal Relief & Development by purchasing coffee and other products from Equal Exchange

Simply visit and register as a member. You only have to register once. After that, every time you go to the website to make a purchase, you simply have to log in. From then on, every purchase you make will benefit Episcopal Relief & Development.

REGISTER or 'Create and Account'

1.     Register for an account by following these steps or watching the video below. 

a.     Visit

b.     Click on the “Shop” button in the upper right hand corner

c.      The first time you visit, click on “Log in” at the top of the page then:

                                 i.     Click on “Ordering for yourself” if you are ordering for your home, or

                                 ii.     Click on “Ordering for your organization” if you are ordering for a church, school or other organization.

d.     On the next screen, fill in the information. At the drop down menu next to the words “Coffee Project / Interfaith Group” select “Episcopal Relief.”

2.     Buy delicious coffee, tea, chocolate or other products and support Episcopal Relief & Development.



Show your love for friends and family with a gift of dignity. Give Fair Trade products at Christmas, for birthdays and other occasions.


Raise money and make a difference by organizing an Advent chocolate fund-raiser or by selling Fair Trade products at other times throughout the year.

We are grateful for your ongoing support and your commitment to our work. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sean McConnell (Director of Engagement) at 212.518.0521 or

Thank you for partnering with us to heal a hurting world.