Saturday morning saw the Co-op announce that £6,474.62 had been raised for local community projects. The money comes from Co-op members who take part in The Co-op Local Community Fund which is Co-ops way of giving back to their members and their communities.
You pay £1 to become a member and this buys you a share in Co-op, which gives you:
The £6,474.62 has been raised by Co-op members who purchased selected products and services from Co-op Group businesses. 1% of what you spend on selected, Co-op own-brand products goes into your local community fund and the money raised by all the members in your community, together with money from shopping bag sales, helps to fund local projects in the area where you live.
Any money raised by members who don’t select a cause is added to the money raised from shopping bag sales and shared equally between the causes in their local area.
Of the £6,474.62 that was raised: