All Round Up For Change Recipients

Since December 2020, customers have generously “rounded up” their change for local non-profit community organizations.
About Round Up For Change
Below are the local organizations which have received Round-Up community contributions through this program at the Brattleboro Food Co-op:
Thank you for “Rounding Up” a total of Total will be posted by June 10, 2024 in May 2024, which was split equally between these not-for-profit organizations.
RCP Vermont

RCP Vermont

Restorative Community Practice of Vermont brings healing and restorative education to communities in Windham County, drawing on the knowledge that cooperation and collaboration flow naturally from connection, deep listening, and needs met.

RCPVermont.org

Foodworks; a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Foodworks; a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Groundworks operates our region’s largest and busiest food shelf program:  Foodworks. They also offer assistance through Housingworks, Supportworks, Changeworks, and Healthworks. Groundworks.

Foodworks continues to distribute twice as much food as they were pre-COVID, with great shoppers visiting their store each month.

Groundworks works with people and systems, creating solutions to end hunger and homelessness for all people in our region.  They envision a community in which all people have their basic needs met, including a safe and dignified place to call home.

Foodworks — a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Thank you for “Rounding Up” a total of $5564 in April 2024, which was split equally between these not-for-profit organizations.
Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic

Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic

The Brattleboro Walk-In Clinic provides healthcare to those in the community who do not have health insurance or have a high disability. The clinic is run by a volunteer staff of medical providers, nurses, and clinical staff. 

Their mission is to help those who cannot afford healthcare in the community.

BrattleboroWalkInClinic.org

Foodworks; a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Foodworks; a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Groundworks operates our region’s largest and busiest food shelf program:  Foodworks. They also offer assistance through Housingworks, Supportworks, Changeworks, and Healthworks. Groundworks.

Foodworks continues to distribute twice as much food as they were pre-COVID, with great shoppers visiting their store each month.

Groundworks works with people and systems, creating solutions to end hunger and homelessness for all people in our region.  They envision a community in which all people have their basic needs met, including a safe and dignified place to call home.

Foodworks — a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Thank you for “Rounding Up” a total of $4930 in March 2024, which was split equally between these not-for-profit organizations.
The Friends of the West River Trail (lower section) 

The Friends of the West River Trail (lower section) 

The Friends of the West River Trail (lower section) is an all-volunteer organization created to steward the West River Trail, a non-motorized recreational and natural resource that welcomes all community members and visitors to enjoy its natural beauty year-round. Maintenance and improvements require the community’s assistance through volunteerism and philanthropy.

WestRiverTrail.org

Foodworks; a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Foodworks; a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Groundworks operates our region’s largest and busiest food shelf program:  Foodworks. They also offer assistance through Housingworks, Supportworks, Changeworks, and Healthworks. Groundworks.

Foodworks continues to distribute twice as much food as they were pre-COVID, with great shoppers visiting their store each month.

Groundworks works with people and systems, creating solutions to end hunger and homelessness for all people in our region.  They envision a community in which all people have their basic needs met, including a safe and dignified place to call home.

Foodworks — a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Thank you for “Rounding Up” a total of $4,550 in February 2024, which was split equally between these not-for-profit organizations.
Brattleboro Historical Society

Brattleboro Historical Society

Brattleboro Historical Society was founded in 1982 as a non-profit organization by a group of local historians and civic leaders interested in Brattleboro’s past. The Society’s mission is to collect and preserve historical artifacts, documents, photographs, and data of persons, places, and events significant to Brattleboro from its earliest days to the present and to disseminate Brattleboro’s history through research, exhibits, and interpretation of the collection for the education and enjoyment of the community.

BrattleboroHistoricalSociety.org

Foodworks; a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Foodworks; a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Groundworks operates our region’s largest and busiest food shelf program:  Foodworks. They also offer assistance through Housingworks, Supportworks, Changeworks, and Healthworks. Groundworks.

Foodworks continues to distribute twice as much food as they were pre-COVID, with great shoppers visiting their store each month.

Groundworks works with people and systems, creating solutions to end hunger and homelessness for all people in our region.  They envision a community in which all people have their basic needs met, including a safe and dignified place to call home.

Foodworks — a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Thank you for “Rounding Up” a total of $4,700 in January 2024, which was split equally between these not-for-profit organizations.
Freedom Reins

Freedom Reins

Freedom Reins Therapeutic Riding Center’s mission is to provide an inclusive and welcoming environment for equine-assisted activities and therapies to empower individuals with a vast range of needs.  The program is dedicated to using the power of horses, teams, and communities to improve the lives of all ages, means, and challenges through the experience and extraordinary benefits of therapeutic riding and activities.  These challenges include behavioral, social, emotional, cognitive, and physical challenges. 

https://www.frnh.org/

Foodworks; a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Foodworks; a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Groundworks operates our region’s largest and busiest food shelf program:  Foodworks. They also offer assistance through Housingworks, Supportworks, Changeworks, and Healthworks. Groundworks.

Foodworks continues to distribute twice as much food as they were pre-COVID, with great shoppers visiting their store each month.

Groundworks works with people and systems, creating solutions to end hunger and homelessness for all people in our region.  They envision a community in which all people have their basic needs met, including a safe and dignified place to call home.

Foodworks — a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Thank you for “Rounding Up” a total of $5,460 in December 2023, which was split equally between these not-for-profit organizations.
Foodworks; a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Foodworks; a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Groundworks operates our region’s largest and busiest food shelf program:  Foodworks. They also offer assistance through Housingworks, Supportworks, Changeworks, and Healthworks. Groundworks.

Foodworks continues to distribute twice as much food as they were pre-COVID, with great shoppers visiting their store each month.

Groundworks works with people and systems, creating solutions to end hunger and homelessness for all people in our region.  They envision a community in which all people have their basic needs met, including a safe and dignified place to call home.

Foodworks — a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Project Feed The Thousands

Project Feed The Thousands

For over 30 years, Project Feed The Thousands has grown to become the largest annual food drive in southeastern Vermont and southwestern New Hampshire. They unite local residents, businesses, faith organizations, and nonprofits for the common good in a way that nourishes us all. Setting a place for everyone is just what neighbors do. ProjectFeedTheThousands.org

Thank you for “Rounding Up” a total of $5,280 in November 2023, which was split equally between these not-for-profit organizations.
Foodworks … a foodshelf program operated by Groundworks Collaborative

Foodworks … a foodshelf program operated by Groundworks Collaborative

Groundworks operates our region’s largest and busiest food shelf program:  Foodworks. They also offer assistance through Housingworks, Supportworks, Changeworks, and Healthworks. Groundworks.

Foodworks continues to distribute twice as much food as they were pre-COVID, with great shoppers visiting their store each month.

Groundworks works with people and systems, creating solutions to end hunger and homelessness for all people in our region.  They envision a community in which all people have their basic needs met, including a safe and dignified place to call home.

Foodworks — a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Project Feed the Thousands Thirty years of neighbors helping neighbors.

Project Feed the Thousands Thirty years of neighbors helping neighbors.

For over 30 years, Project Feed The Thousands has grown to become the largest annual food drive in southeastern Vermont and southwestern New Hampshire. They unite local residents, businesses, faith organizations, and nonprofits for the common good in a way that nourishes us all. Setting a place for everyone is just what neighbors do. ProjectFeedTheThousands.org

Thank you for “Rounding Up” a total of $5,446 in September 2023, which was split equally between these not-for-profit organizations.
New England Youth Theater

New England Youth Theater

NEYT fosters the growth of young people through the practice of theatre arts in a welcoming, youth-centered community. We aspire for young people to discover the confidence and skills they need to be active participants in creating healthy communities.

Foodworks … a foodshelf program operated by Groundworks Collaborative

Foodworks … a foodshelf program operated by Groundworks Collaborative

Groundworks operates our region’s largest and busiest food shelf program:  Foodworks. They also offer assistance through Housingworks, Supportworks, Changeworks, and Healthworks. Groundworks.

Foodworks continues to distribute twice as much food as they were pre-COVID, with great shoppers visiting their store each month.

Groundworks works with people and systems, creating solutions to end hunger and homelessness for all people in our region.  They envision a community in which all people have their basic needs met, including a safe and dignified place to call home.

Foodworks — a program of Groundworks Collaborative

Thank you for “Rounding Up” a total of $7,100 in August 2023, which was split equally between these not-for-profit organizations.
Foodworks … a foodshelf program operated by Groundworks Collaborative

Foodworks … a foodshelf program operated by Groundworks Collaborative

Groundworks operates our region’s largest and busiest food shelf program:  Foodworks. They also offer assistance through Housingworks, Supportworks, Changeworks, and Healthworks. Groundworks.

Foodworks continues to distribute twice as much food as they were pre-COVID, with great shoppers visiting their store each month.

Groundworks works with people and systems, creating solutions to end hunger and homelessness for all people in our region.  They envision a community in which all people have their basic needs met, including a safe and dignified place to call home.

Foodworks — a program of Groundworks Collaborative

NOFA VT Flood Relief Efforts

NOFA VT Flood Relief Efforts

Your gift to the Farmer Emergency Fund supports organic and NOFA-VT member farmers who have been adversely affected by natural and unnatural disasters, such as those resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, crop failure, extreme weather, flooding, fire, barn collapse, and financial hardship. We understand that our farmers are imperative to our local food system, economy, and environment and that they do not always qualify for federal or private assistance programs. The Farmer Emergency Fund provides farmers with the needed cash flow in times of emergency, to help them recover and ultimately become more resilient farmers.

The Co-op matched the Round Up total from our customers, $3,550 for a total of $7,100 donation to support the Flood Relief efforts for our farmers that suffered through the horrible flooding this year that destroyed many crops.

Thank you for “Rounding Up” a total of $7,500.00 in July 2023, which was split equally between these not-for-profit organizations.
The Family Garden - Where Children Grow

The Family Garden - Where Children Grow

The Family Garden is a non-profit organization that provides high-quality childcare to children ages six weeks to six years in a family-style setting. They strive to provide the best possible care to families needing child care in the Windham County area at a reasonable rate. They strive to compensate their teachers fairly and provide children with stimulating activities in a nurturing and safe environment.

https://familygarden.cfsites.org

The Roots Social Justice Center

The Roots Social Justice Center

The Root Social Justice Center is a BIPOC-led organization located in Brattleboro that is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a big bash planned for early fall 2023. This amazing group fights for social and racial justice in Vermont (and beyond) with a focus on centering Blackness, queerness, and youth voices.  Financial support and the support of their local community are critical to their ability to do this work.

https://www.therootsjc.org

Thank you for “Rounding Up” a total of $4,526 in June 2023, which was split equally between these not-for-profit organizations.
Out in the Open

Out in the Open

Out in the Open connects rural LGBTQ+ people to build community, visibility, knowledge, and power.

We are a multiracial grassroots movement and capacity-building organization based in Wabanaki Territory in Windham County, Vermont, and Waldo County, Maine.

Our Vision

We envision a resilient community of communities that works toward the transformation of our economic, social, and political relationships.

We are building a multi-issue multiracial social justice movement of rural LGBTQ+ people.

Vermont ECDC

Vermont ECDC

Founded in 2021, MCC brings together refugees and welcoming communities in Southern Vermont.

Thank you for “Rounding Up” a total of $2,130 in May 2023, which was split equally between these not-for-profit organizations.
Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center

Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center

BEEC’s mission is to foster experiences that inspire connection to the natural world and its many inhabitants.

BEEC has been providing southeastern Vermont with quality outdoor education programs for more than thirty years. BEEC also coordinates and leads important community-based natural history and conservation programs.

Foodworks … a foodshelf program operated by Groundworks Collaborative

Foodworks … a foodshelf program operated by Groundworks Collaborative

Groundworks operates our region’s largest and busiest food shelf program:  Foodworks. They also offer assistance through Housingworks, Supportworks, Changeworks, and Healthworks. Groundworks.

Foodworks continues to distribute twice as much food as they were pre-COVID, with great shoppers visiting their store each month.

Groundworks works with people and systems, creating solutions to end hunger and homelessness for all people in our region.  They envision a community in which all people have their basic needs met, including a safe and dignified place to call home.

Foodworks — a program of Groundworks Collaborative

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