Pennies for Change

The Pennies for Change program is one of the Co-op’s many giving programs. Customers can donate their change to our community partners by rounding at the registers to the next full dollar amount.

Pennies for Change Totals

Total Member Donations Since June 2016: $708,371.22
Total Collected March 2019: $15,190.93
Total Collected YTD 2019: $66,671.84

April Food Access Recipients

Listen: $3,038.19
Haven: $3,038.19
Willing Hands: $3,038.19

April Community Partners

Good Beginnings of Upper Valley: $4,557.28
StoneLedge Stables: $1,519.09


The Co-op’s Board of Directors has established the following policy on cooperative giving and are organized under the following four themes:

  • Food assistance to alleviate hunger,
  • Community building (including support of regional agriculture),
  • Promotion of cooperative principles and activities
  • Environment, energy and sustainability.

All applicants must be a 501(c) 3 organization. If you have any questions, please call 603-640-6340 or send an aprilharkness [at] coopfoodstore.com (email) April Harkness.

Fund Distribution

Of the funds collected each month, 60 percent goes to our food access partners: LISTEN Community Services, Upper Valley Haven, and Willing Hands. The remaining 40 percent will be split between two other community partners. These two partners change on a monthly basis.

Deadlines

Now Accepting Applications for 2020. Apply today. Please note the following deadlines.

FIRST DEADLINE: December 1, 2019
SECOND DEADLINE: April 1, 2020



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Fund Distribution

Of the funds collected each month, 60 percent goes to our food access partners: LISTEN Community Services, Upper Valley Haven, and Willing Hands. The remaining 40 percent will be split between two other community partners. These two partners change on a monthly basis.

Community Partners

Community partners will be assigned as a 30 percent or 10 percent partner based on alignment with the four themes listed above.

Thank You Notes

Here are some Thank You Notes from community partners we have helped so far.


Hanover Store
45 South Park St.
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-2667
7 am-8 pm

Lebanon Store
12 Centerra Pkwy
Lebanon, NH 03766
(603) 643-4889
7 am-9 pm

WRJ Store
209 Maple St.
WRJ, VT 05001
(802) 295-3400
7 am-8 pm

Co-op Market
43 Lyme Road
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-2725
M-F: 6 am-8 pm
S-S: 7 am-8 pm

Service Center
–Hanover

51 South Park St.
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-6650
M-F:8am-4:30pm
Sat: 8 am-12 pm

Service Center
–Norwich

63 US 5 South
Norwich, VT 05055
(802) 526-9103
M-F: 7:30 am-4:30 pm

Co-op Kitchen
193 A St.
Wilder, VT 05088
(603) 442-4406
M-F: 6 am-2 pm