Introducing our New Change for Change Program!

Heres how it works:
Each time you shop at River Valley Co-op, a friendly co-op cashier will ask if you'd like to donate to Change for Change. This rounds your bill to the nearest dollar, with all of the change going to one organization in our community each month.

 

Check out the nonprofits currently up for nomination on this page!

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR RECIPIENTS:

November's Change for Change Recipient: River Valley Co-op Low Income Owner Assistance Fund

The River Valley Co-op Low Income Owner Assistance Fund gives everyone, regardless of income, an opportunity to become a co-op owner of River Valley Co-op and enjoy all the benefits of being a owner of the co-op. This program is for local residents who are committed to supporting our co-op by becoming co-op owners, but who might not otherwise be able to afford to join.

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September's Change for Change Recipient: Will Bike 4 Food (WB4F)

Will Bike 4 Food (WB4F) is an annual charity cycling event held by The Food Bank of Western MA to raise funds and awareness about the issue of local hunger. While this year's event has gone virtual, helping food insecure individuals and families is crucial during this time of unprecedented need.

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August's Change for Change Recipient: Pioneer Valley Workers’ Center

The Pioneer Valley Workers’ Center builds power with low-wage and immigrant workers throughout Western Massachusetts. Together, we organize to build community and win real change in the lives of working people. 

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July's Change for Change Recipient: Community Food Distribution Project

The Community Food Distribution Project ensures that members of our community who are experiencing increasing food insecurity in the pandemic have access to nutritious food on a weekly basis.

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May's Change for Change Recipient: Easthampton Community Center

Easthampton Community Center's mission is to provide services and assistance to residents of the greater Easthampton area. The Center provides a Food Pantry, Community Care Kitchen, and a Clothing Closet, along with meeting space for community groups and holiday or celebratory gatherings.

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