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Carry a cause with a Workshop/CoOp bag

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Updated: May 28, 2012 8:38AM

Store your daily essentials in one of these gorgeous, hand-loomed Workshop/CoOp bags (just featured in O Magazine); $45-$95 at With every handbag sold, a 6- or 12-month supply of hygiene products will be given to a woman or girl who has been displaced from her home in Guatemala. Plus, the Chicago-based co-op — started by Pilsen mom Leslie Thomas — guarantees the women creating the bags earn a fair wage.

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