Change 4 Change

The Boise Co-op is dedicated to giving back to our community. Our Change 4 Change Program is a way for Co-owners and shoppers to participate in that commitment with us. When customers bring in their own shopping bags, they can either earn 10¢ off their bill or choose to donate those two nickels to two of three pre-selected recipient organizations that share our commitment to a healthy community. Recipients are chosen on a quarterly basis.

The following criteria is used to guide our selections:

•    Healthy food access programs
•    Sustainable agriculture and organic food producers
•    Education in the areas of nutrition, health and wellness
•    Cooperative, community-based businesses
•    Non-profit entities that reflect Boise Co-op’s cooperative principles

Interested organizations can apply here: 

 
 

This Quarter's Recipients

 

Idaho Hands & Voices

(Donate at the North End)

Idaho Hands & Voices is a non-profit, parent-driven organization dedicated to supporting families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. We are non-biased about communication methodologies and believe that families can make the best choices for their child if they have access to good information and support. Our outreach activities, parent/professional collaboration, and advocacy efforts are focused on enabling deaf and hard of hearing children to reach their highest potential.


The Phoenix Multisport

(Donate at the North End)

There is something about ascending your first summit that makes you feel like anything is possible. A glimmer of hope arises within that makes you believe that you can beat substance use disorder. From CrossFit and climbing, to hiking, running, cycling, yoga and more, we believe fostering human connections in mental, physical and spiritual fitness is a powerful way to rebuild wounded bodies and spirits, and restore hope.

We are a non-profit organization offering free activities 7 days a week for people recovering from drug and alcohol use. 
Facebook The Phoenix Boise (for schedule) www.ThePhoenix.org


Giraffe Laugh

(Donate at the Village in Meridian)

Giraffe Laugh provides early childhood education and nurturing to 200 Treasure Valley children daily, by ensuring school readiness, empowering families, and building strong futures. It is our vision that every child in the Treasure Valley has access to quality early care and education and all parents are supported through the early years of parenthood regardless of age or income.   


Expedition Inspiration

(Donate at the Village in Meridian)

No one ever said the fight to end breast cancer would be a walk in the park. Until there’s a cure, there’s a hike. Help us reach new heights! Be a part of the cure and join expedition inspiration fund for breast cancer research on our hikes around idaho. 


Last Quarter's Results

North End

Hurricane Relief $1,417.50
Idaho Walk Bike Alliance $713.45
MK Nature Center $877.95

Meridian

Hurricane Relief $392.70
Boys & Girls Club of Ada County $251.20
CATCH, Inc. $248.65

*Combined total from both stores

39,014 bags saved
$3,901.45 donated to 6 organizations!


Last Years Totals

175,280 bags saved
$15,457 donated to 18 organizations!

Thank you all for helping to make our community a better place!