Applications for 2020 4% Friday Community Shopping Day Now Available

The Skagit Valley Food Co-op is now accepting applications for 2020
4% Friday recipients. Once a year, the Community Relations Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Skagit Valley Food Co-op accepts and reviews the applications of non-sectarian, non-partisan charitable community groups for participation in 4% Friday, a Community Shopping Day. Groups chosen, one per month for the calendar year, are honored with 4% of the day’s gross receipts at the Skagit Valley Food Co-op. 2019 Recipients include many organizations whose mission is to support the hungry, homeless, and youth in our area. The full list is here:

  • Skagit County Meals on Wheels
  • Skagit Valley College Second Chance Scholarship
  • Camp Corey Garden Program
  • Community Action Adult Education
  • Emerson High School (Youthnet)
  • Communities in Schools
  • The Million Waves Project
  • YMCA Oasis Teen Shelter
  • Children’s Council of Skagit County
  • Helping Hands Food Bank
  • La Leche League
  • Skagit Adult Day Program

 

Non-sectarian, non-partisan charitable community groups will be selected for their service to the community in the following areas: local community service organizations, organic food, natural health, environmentally friendly and sustainable agricultural practices, human rights, environmental preservation, and groups with “like minded” mission statements. The Community Relations Committee also hopes to fill at least one slot for an organization with a focus on youth. Applications are available in the Co-op or online at www.skagitfoodcoop.com Applications must be submitted by September 30, 2019.

 

About Skagit Valley Food Co-op, C-SQUARE, & Third Street Cafe:

The Skagit Valley Food Co-op is a community-owned organic and natural food grocer that has served Skagit County and surrounding areas since 1973. Also community-owned, C-SQUARE and Third Street Cafe are an extension of the Skagit Valley Food Co-op. The Co-op’s family of not-for-profit businesses is dedicated to bringing great local and organic foods to the community while pursuing cooperative values.