Passionately Devoted to Helping Local Communities

Because cooperatives are so connected to their communities, they make a big impact by giving back. In fact, cooperatives in the United States have contributed to the 270,000 community service hours logged in the past four years through Reward Volunteers.

Beyond Corporate Social Responsibility

Cooperatives go beyond corporate social responsibility. They are actively engaged in the communities where they do business. The owners of cooperatives are members of the community and have a vested interest in making the community stronger. For cooperatives, it’s about doing what is right and not just about checking corporate social responsibility off the company to-do list.

Read our stories below to see just how much cooperatives care.

‘Tis the Season of Giving

Not only is Manchester, NH the home of New Hampshire’s professional sports teams, it is also the headquarters of a handful of co-ops that are coming together this holiday season to give back to their community. CCA Global Partners, one of the largest purchasing cooperatives in North America, has a goal of creating a mutually…

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Carpet One Floor & Home Raises $92K to Support Veterans

Carpet One Floor & Home participated in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation Annual T2T 5K Run & Walk in New York City on September 24th. The event honors the sacrifice of Firefighter Stephen Siller who laid down his life to save others on September 11, 2001. The Tunnel to Towers foundation supports our…

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Co-op Disaster Recovery Fund Provides Hope to Many

The National Cooperative Business Association & the Cooperative Development Foundation join forces with Cooperatives for a Better World to share #Coops4Kindness in 2018. In wake of current events and recent natural disasters, what the world needs now is kindness. Acts of kindness go a long way toward building a better world, starting now! The team…

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Kindness is Woven into This Co-op’s Business Practices: NCG’s Story

Ever think about how ‘kind’ your grocery store is? Well, check out this group of community-owned food co-ops! National Co+op Grocers (NCG) is a cooperative network of 148 food co-ops – grocery stores that are owned by the people who shop there. Anyone can shop at a food co-op, just like a regular grocery store,…

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BLUE HAWK Gives Back through Kindness Campaign

BLUE HAWK is not simply a Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) distributor business; it is a cooperative! BLUE HAWK is a cooperative of 227 independent member-owners operating 1438 locations across the United States. BLUE HAWK’s cooperative structure allows independent businesses to use their combined purchasing power to gain competitive pricing for the goods…

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