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.

Reward Volunteers

62 million people volunteer in their communities each year! Volunteerism not only provides organizations much needed help and support, but the volunteers report feeling happier, healthier, and less stressed. Happier individuals living in communities with well-supported organizations leads to thriving communities. Reward Volunteers celebrates people who make communities stronger. Through Reward Volunteers, anyone can log the…

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Inspiring Youth Success, One Friendship At A Time

For children of all ages, friendship with mentors provides an avenue for growth, trust-building, inspiration, and confidence; and for mentors, it offers the chance to make a huge difference in children’s lives. Big Brothers Big Sisters is the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, and its New Hampshire affiliate program (Big Brothers Big…

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‘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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