Welcome to the Big Y Community Bag Program! By simply making a $2.50 Community Bag purchase, shoppers give $1 back to a local nonprofit selected monthly by store leadership.
Use the resources below to let your supporters know!
Check out real-time data based on the program’s lifetime sales since the first Community Bag was sold on January 11, 2019. Last updated: 01/25/2023
Donations This Month
Hunger Orgs. Supported
Single-Use Bags Not Used*
*See FAQs for calculations.
Every time a shopper purchases a $2.50 Community Bag at your given Big Y location, your nonprofit will receive a $1 donation, unless otherwise directed by the Giving Tag. You can help drive bag sales and donations with an ongoing campaign to:
The more you get the word out to optimize sales and donations, the more you can maximize the benefit to your organization. Here are more easy-to-use tools that can help you create a complete campaign, so start spreading the news!
Stories from nonprofits that’ve benefited from the Community Bag Program.
Community Bags are available at all Big Y locations. Look for them at registers and on the reusable bag rack. If you can’t find them, just ask a staff member where they are. They’ll be happy to show you!
To find the Big Y nearest to you, visit our site. You can also purchase these bags in bulk — they make great gifts for friends, family, colleagues and group members. Show them you care about them, the community and the environment! For information on bulk orders, please contact us at email@example.com.
Every month, leadership at each store location chooses a local nonprofit to be the default beneficiary from the Community Bag Program. This organization’s name is posted on the reusable bag rack during their benefiting month.