Community Giving

The Orcas Food Co-op’s Community Hero Program Recipients

Community Hero Program

The Orcas Food Co-op’s Community Hero Program serves as an umbrella for “3% Thursdays,” and “Register Round Up”. Selected organizations will be the recipient of funds gathered through the following:

  • 3% Thursday – 3% of the gross receipts on the third Thursday of the month
  • Register Round Up – Shoppers have the opportunity to round up their purchases throughout the entire month

To inquire about the Community Hero Program contact

Organizations are eligible for the program based on their service to the community in the following areas: local community service organizations, organic food, healthy food for children or seniors, environmentally friendly and sustainable agricultural practices, human rights, environmental preservation and groups with similar missions and values.

2021 Recipients

January- Fresh Bucks, February – FARM Fund, March – Islands’ Oil Spill Association, April- Food Bank, May – Early Childhood Initiative, June – Animal Protection Society Trust, July – SAFE San Juans, August – Farm to Classroom, September – Kwiaht, October – Orcas Island Historical Society, November – Orcas Community Resource Center, December- Orcas Island Senior Center

Donation and Sponsorship Requests

Due to the high volume of requests we are currently considering a maximum of $100 per monetary sponsorship request. We enjoy collaborating and supporting like-minded organizations in the community. If you would be interested in discussing other forms of sponsorship such as promotional support for your event, or other in-kind support, please let us know!

How to Request a Contribution/Sponsorship

Download and print the Community Contribution/Sponsorship Request Form OR email completed form to Submit your request at least 4 weeks before your event if possible.

Click this button to access the Sponsorship Request Form:

We will strive to follow up with you regarding your request within one week of receiving it. Requests will not be considered until we have a written request form on file.

We look forward to partnering with you to help our community thrive! Thank you for all you do to help our community thrive! Thank you for all you do in our community, and for your support of Orcas Food Co-op!