These Grocery Stores Are Contributing to the Community
Learn how these local grocery stores are giving back.
1• GOOD EARTH — SCHOOL SCRIP PROGRAM
Contact your child’s school to check if it’s already participating in Good Earth’s Scrip Card Program and request a card. Present the card each time you make a purchase at Good Earth and they will give 3 percent of the value of every purchase back to your school.
•2• MOLLIE STONE’S — COMMUNITY CARD
Support up to three schools or nonprofits by registering your Community Card with eScrip. Automatically earn up to 5 percent for your causes whether you shop online or in-store. As of this year, the program has raised over $400 million.
•3• NUGGET MARKETS — FIRE RELIEF
Nugget Markets’ associates have been working with sister store Sonoma Market to deliver supplies and provisions in the impacted community. To help support all those affected by the Northern California fires, the markets are also accepting donations in-store and will match funds up to $10,000.
•4• WHOLE FOODS — 5% COMMUNITY SUPPORT DAY
Twice a year, a total of 5 percent of the day’s net sales are donated to a local nonprofit organization. Nonprofits that fall under specific categories can apply to participate in this program; all customers have to do is shop on the announced days (they vary by store) to support their charity of choice.
This article originally appeared in Marin Magazine’s print edition with the headline: “Community Champions”.