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Host A Fair Trade Movie Screening and send Hershey a Valentine

IW: Ok, this is a little late.  But you can still start planning a screening as your valentine to the world even if the screening is a little late for Valentine’s Day itself.

You can check out the movie, The Dark Side of Chocolate, tonight Sunday  2/13/11 at 8:30pm at the Cinema Arts Center.

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/10112155]

In partnership with the filmmakers and our “Raise the Bar, Hershey!” campaign allies, Green America is organizing a second National Week of Action for Dark Side of Chocolate Screenings from February 4-14, 2011.


Concerned consumers across the country have hosted events in their homes to share the truth about chocolate.  To date, more than 1,300 groups have screened the 45 minute documentary. We are hoping to engage even more people this February, than we did last Halloween.


Chocolate Fair Trade Scorecard

Chocolate Fair Trade Scorecard

We are also calling on individuals to send Hershey CEO David West a special Valentine. This is great for the Classroom! You can download a PDF Valentine Postcard, or design your own.

Download the Hershey’s report [PDF]

All Valentine’s can be sent to:

The Hershey Company Attn: David West, CEO, 100 Crystal A Drive, Hershey, PA 17003

You can scan your Valentine and email it to us at FairTrade@greenamerica.org to be featured on the Raise the Bar, Hershey! Campaign website.

>>Download your Home Screening Kit in advance, to prepare for your event

Order the Dark Side of Chocolate Home Screening Kit :

Each Kit contains:

  • 1 Dark Side of Chocolate DVD
  • 1 Guide to Fair Trade
  • Materials for background information
  • Questions for discussion
  • Valentine template to send to Hershey CEO
  • $6/kit (to cover shipping and handling)

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