1235 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee FL •  850.942.2557

Bag It Forward


February's Recipient:

The mission of Refuge House is to provide direct services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and to their children and families, as well as to eliminate such violence through community education and public advocacy. Refuge House offers support and resources to people who have been hurt by abuse or violence.  They offer guidance and encouragement for families and friends worried about a daughter, sister, child, or parent. 

Local: 850-681-2111    •    Madison/Taylor Counties: 850-584-8808
Toll Free Florida Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-500-1119
Toll Free Florida Sexual Assault Hotline: 888-956-7273
TTY: 800-621-4202
@RefugeHouse    •    RefugeHouse.com


The Bag it Forward donation program allows the Co-op to offer our customers a 10¢ incentive for each bag you use and then we ask if you’d like to donate your dime to a local non-profit organization. We match every bag incentive forwarded to charity; that’s two donations for the price of one! Potentially, every reusable bag you use equals 20¢ donated to a local non-profit organization. 

In 2017 – 2018, we’ve donated over $6,000 to various local organizations.

Reusing bags reduce wastes, energy use, and materials needed for disposable bag production. And in many cases durable cloth or plastic bags can hold more without breaking or tearing.

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Nominate Your Organization !

Nominations for the following month are taken between the 1st and the 15th day of the current month. New Leaf staff votes for the top three finalists for an organization of the month for the highlighted month. Once we pick the top finalists, we reach out to the public to vote for the organization of the month from the finalist selected. The organization with the most votes will win as the Bag It Forward organization for the following month!

In order to spread the love far and wide, organizations can only be selected once per the calendar year. This will allow us to support more organizations throughout the year.

Submissions are open to the community.

Fill out the form, Nominate your favorite organization and they will become a candidate in the next voting period. If you have any questions about the Bag It Forward donation program, please email afletcher@newleafmarket.coop.






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