We did it, cooperatives and credit unions across America united to complete 1 million acts of kindness in 2018! Help build a better world now, and add your pledge to the #Coops4Kindness movement now through the end of this October!

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Acts of Kindness Pledged So Far

We did it! We had over 1 million acts of kindness pledged by co-ops and credit unions from across America!
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    The Cooperative Difference


    Ready to make the world a kinder place? One of the ways cooperatives believe people express their appreciation to the rest of humanity is by creating something truly wonderful for others to enjoy. This simple act of being part of something bigger than you creates kindness that in turn transmits to others. That is what it means to be connected to a cooperative.

    Kindness is built into the Principles that guide all co-ops, credit unions, and mutuals; and we are in a unique position to have a massive impact on society. There are more than 30 thousand cooperatives, employing more than 2.1 million people, with more than 120 million members in the United States. Now more than ever, it’s time to come together and influence the direction of our society to become more thoughtful, equitable, and kind.

    Take the #Coops4Kindness pledge and commit to acts of kindness that will make a difference – no matter how small or how large – to those around you.


    Looking for Ideas?


    Call your parents and tell them you love them.


    Volunteer your time at a local food bank.


    Help a teacher get classroom supplies they need at DonorsChoose.org.

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    Reward Volunteers

    62 million people volunteer in their communities each year! Volunteerism not only provides organizations much needed help and support, but the volunteers report feeling happier, healthier, and less stressed. Happier individuals living in communities with well-supported organizations leads to thriving communities. Reward Volunteers celebrates people who make communities stronger. Through Reward Volunteers, anyone can log the…

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    Concern for Community: CoBank

    Concern for Community is the Seventh Co-operative Principle. CoBank, a national cooperative bank based out of Denver, Colorado, is no exception to this. CoBank services the agribusiness, water, communications, and power industries across rural America by providing them with loans, leases, export financing, and other financial services. It is also a member of the Farm…

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    Join in to make the world a kinder place. Pledge acts of kindness for yourself, or for your co-op.