How We’re Giving Back: 2021 Holiday Season

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Three girls play in the snowStuff A Stocking Clothing Drive

Join us in helping local children stay warm with our “Stuff A Stocking Clothing Drive” by bringing new, unwrapped clothes to any of our branches. Unwrapped items can be dropped into the giant stockings located at each branch, and our Headquarters, through Friday, Dec. 31.

This year’s clothing drive benefits Katelynn’s Closet, a Cape Cod nonprofit organization devoted to providing children in need with clothing, footwear, and basics to help them maintain their dignity and foster self-esteem.

Give Hope through Independence House

We’re also partnering with Independence House – a Cape-based nonprofit that helps survivors of domestic and sexual assault, and their children.

Donations from $15 to $100 would provide hotline assistance, counseling services, clothing, transportation, and so much more. Donations for Independence House can be made directly to the nonprofit online at https://independencehouse.org/coop-give-hope-healing/ through Friday, Dec. 31.

#GivingTuesday

We’re proud to continue our #GivingTuesday tradition of supporting local food pantries by donating $1,000 each to 10 different pantries across the Cape.

#PayItForward

The Coop donates to help ME Small students

Our employees helped 12 students this holiday season through the Marguerite E. Small Elementary School’s “Adopt a Family” fundraiser.

In 2021, our employees have raised about $21,000 through employee-managed #PayItForward Program. For the past 12 years, our employees have supported local nonprofit organizations in our community by wearing jeans at work.

Every other Friday, employees donate a minimum of $5, and an organization is designated as the beneficiary. The organizations are nominated by employees and selected by the employee-based Pay It Forward committee. The only criteria for nominations is that the organization be affiliated with Cape Cod and a registered 501(c)3.

This holiday season, our employees worked in teams to use #PayItForward funds for the following holiday community programs:

2021 #PayItForward Additional Awardees: