If you shop at the Willy Street Co-op, you’re probably familiar with the Community CHIP program. Community CHIP is a fundraising partnership between Willy Street Co-op and Community Shares of Wisconsin, allowing co-op shoppers to “chip” in 1% of their total purchase to be donated to the nonprofit member organizations of Community Shares of Wisconsin.
Common Wealth is lucky enough to be a member of Community Shares of Wisconsin, meaning that every time you say “Yes!” when asked to chip at the Co-op, your donation is supporting our award-winning Youth Programs!
At the Willy Street Co-op’s Annual Meeting and Party on July 10, 2014 – and the kickoff to La Fete de Marquette – Common Wealth’s Youth Programs helped represent the Community CHIP program to educate owners about what their gracious donations support. We were also able to spread the word about our upcoming Youth-Business Mentoring Program trainings to teens (and their parents) interested in getting a part-time job!