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Margaret McNamara Education Grant’s (MMEG) annual fundraising event is moving to a digital platform due to Covid-19. Visit your favorite vendors from prior years and discover new ones, finishing your holiday shopping early. Your shopping experience will keep independent crafts alive while helping exceptional women make a difference, worldwide. To learn more visit

MMEG supports women from developing countries in their pursuit of higher education.

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Every purchase you make during this special fundraiser supports MMEG and its grantees.

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From one-of-a-kind vases to colorful textiles from DMV Brands

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Holiday Essentials

Ornaments, Stocking Stuffers & more!

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Shop from 60+ local small business for the most unique gifts for this Holiday Season!

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When you shop at Brands & Makers, a portion of the proceeds goes to MMEG.

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Brands & Makers is an online market place, connecting local small businesses with their communities through virtual events. These days will pass eventually, and everything will go back to normal. Our purpose is to make sure that we can all navigate through these hard times. After all, we are in this together!