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:

July Change for Change: River Valley Co-op Low Income Owner Assistance Fund

The River Valley Co-op Low Income Owner Assistance Program gives everyone, regardless of income, an opportunity to become an owner of River Valley Co-op along with all the great benefits ownership brings! 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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June Change for Change Recipient: Out Now

As the only queer youth organization in Springfield, Out Now provides a safe space for queer youth and allies to learn about themselves, develop leadership skills, explore the history of the LGBTQ movement, and much more.

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May Change for Change Recipient: Springfield Honors Academy Bicycle Cooperative Program

Although Springfield has over 155,000 residents, there is not a single brick-and-mortar bicycle shop in the city. Given that bicycles offer exercise, recreation, and transportation for students and their families, this poses a series of problems...

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April Change for Change Recipient: Co+op Forest

In collaboration with the PUR Project, we are working to offset our carbon emissions by purchasing trees to be planted in the Co+op Forest, a previously deforested region located in the Peruvian Amazon...

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March's Change for Change Recipient: Treehouse Foundation

Treehouse promotes public investment in our most vulnerable children. They inspire, implement and support innovative child welfare practices to ensure children who experience foster care find forever families and supportive communities,
empowering them to lead fulfilling, productive lives.

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