Co-op's gift to trio of charities

Strichen Community Park with their cheque for 1,662.
Strichen Community Park with their cheque for 1,662.

For the past six months, customers and staff from Mintlaw and Strichen Co-ops have been earning 1%  for local charities,when they buy Coop own brand food.


Last week three local charities received their cheques from the staff of Mintlaw Co-op.
A massive £5,103 was paid out between the charities.
Buchan Dial-a-Bus received £1,747; Grampian Child Bereavement got £1,694 and Strichen Community Park received £1,662.
This money has been raised through the Co-op membership scheme.
When a Co-op member buys own brand products from food stores they earn 5% reward for themselves with a futher 1% going to local causes.

Buchan Dial-a-Bus with their cheque

Buchan Dial-a-Bus with their cheque

Grampian Child Bereavement got 1,694

Grampian Child Bereavement got 1,694