June 3, 2017
On a closed block of Main Street,
in front of the Co-op
Breakfast service from 8:00 – 10:00 am
Spring Into Healthy Giving fair from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Use the buttons below to read all about Spring into Healthy Giving
Want to order a potato ahead of time, purchase your Cow Patty Bingo square, or buy our Spring into Healthy Giving T-shirt?
Scroll down to the bottom of this page!
Raffles, Auctions, & Things to Buy
Don’t forget to buy your commemorative T- shirt (see below)! 100% of profit goes to participating nonprofits.
OutFITters Thrift Store Boutique will be setting up multiple racks of good quality, new and gently used clothing to sell. Shoppers will be able to look through, try on, and buy their high value, low cost, stylish and name brand clothing. In fact, prices start at just $3.50. Proceeds generated from our sales will go to the parent organization, the nonprofit Families in Transition, who provides safe, affordable housing for homeless families and individuals in our community.
The Friendly Kitchen will raffle off a Gift Card Tree valued at $500 that is filled with gift cards from local businesses. The raised funds will be used to purchase food in bulk and on sale; food that volunteers cheerfully cook and serve their guests all year long. Tickets can be purchased at the event – they will be $1 each, 7 for $5 and 15 for $10. Winners will be selected at the end of the event and do not need to be present to win.
Co-op Member, Jennifer Lombardo, Executive Director of The Friendly Kitchen, wrote, “I am looking forward to joining volunteers and board members from The Friendly Kitchen at the Spring into Healthy Giving event hosted by the Concord Food Co-op. We will be raffling off a “Giving Tree” of local business gift cards. People of all ages will be there to enjoy a day of great fun while supporting many of the wonderful local nonprofits in our community.”
Seeds 4 the Future, an educational and community integrated initiative of the Diploma Academy at Concord High School, will be holding a Corn Hole competition. Stop by and toss a “veggie” bean bag for your chance to win tickets towards a gift bag raffle. $1 to toss three bags. The winner will be selected at the end of the event; you do not need to be present to win.
They will also be selling bags, seed packets, starter veggie and flower plants, and snacks prepared by Seeds students the day of the event to raise money for their program. The Seeds 4 the Future program gets students out of the classroom and building greenhouses, outdoor gardens and engaging with the community at large while earning school credit. Learn more at their website.
The Concord Coalition to End Homelessness with be holding a raffle of 25 handmade and NH Items. Pottery, art work, garden items and passes to NH events, and more will be available.
Tickets can be purchased at the event – they will be $1 each, 7 for $5 and 15 for $10. The items will be on display at the event where people can place their ticket in the jar corresponding with each item in hopes of winning that prize. Winners will be selected at the end of the event (and you do not need to be present to win).
Funds from this event will be added to CCEH’s Safe Spaces comprehensive campaign, which includes funds to purchase the property where the Resource Center is located, construct winter shelter space, and sustain the organization’s ongoing operations.
Co-op member, CCEH chair, Ellen Fries said, “Spring into Healthy Giving comes at a time when everyone in NH is eager to get outdoors and enjoy life in our wonderful, warm and welcoming community! We look forward to making connections and to sharing information about our organization while offering a fun time and great raffle prizes!”