Sharing The Spirit Up In Sun Valley


By Joey Martin

Sun Valley, Idaho (KMVT-TV) Starting this Friday, 50 businesses from around the Sun Valley area are coming together to take part in the 3 day long Share the Spirit; Shop for the Holidays charity event.

Share the Spirit is a 3 day long Ketchum and Sun Valley event designed to celebrate the importants of local charitable work and to also encourage residents to shop locally.

Over the 3 day event, all 50 participating retail locations are donating a percentage of their total sales to help 25 different non–profit charities from around the Wood River Valley.

Each retailer has chosen a specific charity they wish to donate to.

And in doing this, makes the total number of local non–profit organizations helped out just that much greater.

“Share the spirit says it all… you know there taking basically 20 % of their profits and giving it to charity in a time when there... You know December is when a retailer harvest, and so they are going to share some of that back to our wonderful non-profits up here. There all local non-profits to.” Said Doug Brown, director of the Wood River Economic Partnership

The event will start on Friday December 7th, with doors closing at all 50 locations at 8 pm.

The shopping will continue all weekend on the 8th and will finally come to an end on Sunday, December 9th.

For a complete list of all of the shops taking part in the Share the Spirit event, log onto their website at www.weareoneeconomy. com.

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