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Celebrating $1 Million in Positive Change Donations

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We did it! Together, we have raised over $1 million for local St. Paul nonprofits. We could not have hit this huge milestone without the incredible generosity of our shoppers. To reach $1 million, 3,298,523 people have donated a bag credit or rounded up at the register. Wow! Our…

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Positive Change: Impact Report 2021

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Thank you! Due to your generosity, we donated $168,974.80 to 12 local nonprofit organizations this year through our Positive Change program. That total includes over 17,000 10-cent bag credits with donations from nearly 300,000 shoppers, making it truly a grassroots community effort.

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Q&A: Local Emergency Assistance Farmer Fund (LEAFF)

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A Q&A with Nikki Warner, Communications Director at The Good Acre Why did you start the LEAFF program? LEAFF was launched as a collaboration among The Good Acre, Mill City Farmers Market, Lakewinds Food Co-op, the Latino Economic Development Center, The Food Group and the Hmong American Partnership…

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Positive Change: Impact Report 2020

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Thank you! Due to your generosity, we donated $144,242.40 to 12 local nonprofit organizations this year through our Positive Change program. That total includes over 20,000 10-cent bag credits with donations from nearly 300,000 shoppers, making it truly a grassroots community effort.

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Positive Change Donations Have a Huge Impact

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This past May, our monthly Positive Change recipient was Urban Roots, a nonprofit that empowers youth on Saint Paul’s East Side through nature, healthy food, and community. Funds donated in May at co-op registers by member-owners, shoppers, and staff supported their paid summer internship programs and increased their capacity…

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