MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - A popular program at the Marquette Food Co-Op is now being offered year round. All who shop at the Co-Op can now Round Up to the nearest dollar amount whenever they make a purchase.
To make it easy, Co-Op owners have the option of setting that as an account preference, so every purchase will be rounded up. That money will go to local food banks in Marquette County. This is all a part of the Co-Op's ongoing mission to provide access to good food to everyone in the community.
“We think that that access should be provided to everyone year round,” said Marquette Food Co-Op outreach director Sarah Monte. “So we're going to do our best to try to support local food banks and everyone in our community getting healthy food all the time.”
The Co-Op is also allowing you to donate the five cent discount that you get when you bring your own bag in. That donation will also go to local food banks.