SEED: Seward Co-op's Donation Program

September SEED recipient: Brian Coyle Food Shelf

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Brian Coyle Community Center’s Basic Needs program offers a choice model food shelf, healthy cultural cooking classes, free produce giveaways, monthly senior NAPS food program, and is working toward expanding its community garden on site. Funding will support the purchase of fresh produce, dairy, whole grains and culturally-specific foods for the food shelf.

So far, 46,207 customers donated $20,217 to the Brian Coyle Food Shelf.


ImageFor 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

August 2016: Hmong American Farmers Association
(52,467 customers donated $23,003)

July 2016: Hope Community
(51,950 customers donated $22,791)

June 2016: Isuroon
(51,679 customers donated $22,753)

May 2016: Mashkiikii Gitigan Urban Community Farm
(54,676 customers donated $24,214)

April 2016: In the Heart of the Beast
(56,556 customers donated $26,175)

March 2016: Brian Coyle Food Shelf
(53,403 customers donated $24,192)

February 2016: Sabathani Community Center
(48,809 customers donated $22,520)

January 2016: Full Cycle Bike Shop
(50,411 customers donated $23,169)

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