Market Earth Gift Shop to Host "Shop & Share" Event Benefiting Canine Companions for Independence July 26

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  • Fort Myers-Cape Coral, FL (1888PressRelease) July 16, 2019 - In support of the non-profit organization Canine Companions for Independence, Market Earth Gift Shop on First St. in Downtown Fort Myers will host a Shop & Share event, July 26, 2019 from 12:00 noon to 8:00pm, with 15% of the day’s receipts being donated to support the efforts of providing trained assistant dogs to those with disabilities. Shoppers are invited to meet a puppy and trainer between 12:00pm – 2:00pm and 5:30pm – 8:00pm.

    Market Earth, a locally owned and women-led gift shop is located at 2224 First Street in Downtown Fort Myers. Every product sold, from fashion to jewelry, home décor and housewares provides a benefit to the community. Whether it’s fair trade, up-cycled, or through donations of time and funds, customers know their purchase supports artisans, small communities and those in need.

    For more information on the Shop & Share event benefiting Canine Companions for Independence, contact Market Earth at 239 226-0006 or visit the Facebook event at

    About Market Earth

    Shop for Good is more than just a saying
    It’s more than just a saying, it’s a belief we hold strongly here at Market Earth. We carefully source our products from ethical companies that use sustainable materials, provide a good environment for their workers, upcycle usable materials and give a percentage back to the community. You can feel good about shopping at Market Earth because we feel good about the products we sell. We support local artists, fair trade partners and recyclers from around the world. Our constant search for unique products that are functional, beautiful, humorous, and stylish creates an ever-changing collection for our customers, and serves to benefit the lives of others. When you shop at Market Earth, you shop for good.

    About Canine Companions for Independence

    Founded in 1975, Canine Companions for Independence® is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships. The assistance dogs we breed, raise and train aren’t just the ears, hands and legs of their human partners. They’re also goodwill ambassadors and often, their best friends. They open up new opportunities and new possibilities and spread incredible joy. We unite people with dogs in a powerful program that leads to greater independence and confidence.

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