Bank and Coop Foundation distribute more than $500,000, including Pandemic Relief Grants to 24 local organizations.

Amanda Converse, CEO and founder of Love Live Local, right stands in the Love Live Local store, 539 South St., Hyannis, with John Cooke, Coop Marketing Officer, and Sheryl Walsh, Coop Chief Consumer & Small Business Banking Officer. “The Cape Cod Resilience Fund is vitally important to our community because the money raised goes directly to the Cape’s small business owners to help keep their doors open during the pandemic,” said Lisa Oliver, Chair, President and CEO of The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod. The Cape Cod Resilience Fund was established by Love Live Local, an organization dedicated to community advocacy and educating consumers on the importance of shopping local.