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Supporting communities

We can all do our bit for our community. Together, we’ve raised £138m* for projects that matter to our members. As a Co-op Member, every time you shop you support a local project that matters to you. Download the app or become a member today.

Let’s give the gift of community spirit

Together, we’re giving the gift of community spirit to causes across the UK. Donate through our app or instore and we’ll match it.**

How to donate

Celebrating a year of community support

Every year we bring together Co-op colleagues and Members to celebrate the positive impact they’ve made in local communities across the UK. Learn more about some of the amazing individuals who’ve made a difference.

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We’re bringing communities together around food

Everyone should be able to eat good food. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Your Local Pantry to help people enjoy big meals on smaller budgets. Each Local Pantry is stocked with surplus food, to help people eat well through the cost of living crisis.

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Community stories

Support a Local Community Fund cause

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Donate your rewards to the Local Community Fund

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*Member prices are not available in independent societies, Midcounties, Central England, Southern or Chelmsford Star co-operatives, in some Co-op franchise stores or in non-Co-op branded stores (such as Nisa). Member prices apply to Co-op Group Members who scan their membership card at the till, non-member prices apply to transactions without a membership card scan.

**Co-op Group Members can donate their Personal Member Reward to the Local Community Fund via the Co-op App or between 22/11/23 – 08/01/24. Co-op will match all donations made to a maximum total of £1 million. Donations will be shared equally between all causes supported by the fund. All customers can donate in Co-op Group Food Stores (this excludes independent societies, Midcounties, Central England, Southern or Chelmsford Star co-operatives, Co-op franchise stores or non-Co-op branded stores, such as Nisa). The Local Community Fund supports over 2500 causes to raise money for projects benefitting their local communities. Between 22/11/23 – 08/01/24, Co-op are matching donations of Co-op membership reward and cash donations up to £1m. All donations will be split evenly between all current causes.