SEED: Seward Co-op's Donation Program

November SEED recipient: Waite House Neighborhood Center

Waite House trains neighborhood teens in community culinary arts and food justice. Funds raised would support the community based portion of their training - in Southside Kitchen providing healthy, made-from-scratch, free meals daily to neighborhood youth.

So far this month, 38,892 customers have donated $17,820 to Waite House.

For more than 40 years, Seward Co-op has been committed to giving back to our community. In 2011, we introduced SEED, a new way for customers to participate in this commitment. This simple yet powerful community giving program allows customers to “round-up” their grocery or cafe bill for recipient organizations that share our commitment to a healthy community. Become a SEED Recipient.

Recent SEED Recipients

October 2015: WE WIN Institute
(47,669 customers donated $21,703)

September 2015: Sabathani Food Shelf
(38,307 customers donated $17,867)

August 2015: Native American Community Development Institute
(38,463 customers donated $18,587)

July 2015: Gardening Matters
(41,778 customers donated $18,349)

June 2015: Brian Coyle Food Shelf
(42,206 customers donated $21,487)

May 2015: Wirth Co-op
(43,179 customers donated $19,261)

April 2015: The Food Group: Harvest for the Hungry
(42,640 customers donated $19,058)

March 2015: Sabathani Community Center
(43,693 customers donated $19,776. Seward Co-op matched $2,085 over the course of a weekend, for a total of $21,860.)

February 2015: Appetite for Leadership
(35,108 customers donated $15,708)

January 2015: VOA Adult High School
(37,930 customers donated $16,780)

Find SEED donation totals for past year's recipients here, including emergency disaster relief efforts.