Cultivating Caring Communities through the R.E.A.C.H. Program

Aug 14, 2023

One of the seven established cooperative principles is concern for the community.  At GCC, we are committed to being responsive, responsible and respected citizens in the communities in which we live and work.  GCC is deeply rooted its commitment to support organizations throughout its service area that help people live more productive, educated, and enriched lives. Our goal is to provide for those in need and assist those who are working to better their communities. Through the R.E.A.C.H. program, GCC endeavors to sow the seeds of positive lasting change.
Our Community R.E.A.C.H. Focus
Region: Preserve and increase access to the region’s unique assets.
Education: Support educational endeavors for youth and those pursuing continuing education.
Agriculture: Promote agricultural programs in the community.
Children: Improve children’s physical, mental, emotional and overall wellbeing and sense of self by supporting various youth focused programs, including civic service, leadership and sports initiatives.
Hunger Relief: Support hunger relief initiatives, specifically food insecurity in school children.
A committee comprised of employees from locations in our service area meets to approve or deny requests based on how it fits our R.E.A.C.H. focus. The GCC service area is comprised of nineteen counties in Western Kansas and two counties in the Oklahoma Panhandle.

GCC supports non-profit and educational institutions within its service area and welcomes applications from qualified and registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations. GCC will attempt to fulfill donation requests meeting the above requirements, however, not all requests will be granted. Requests will be reviewed quarterly.

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