Working With Purpose2021-01-18T16:10:29-08:00

Working With Purpose

At Market of Choice, we believe in working with purpose. To us, that means caring about the communities we serve and demonstrating our commitment. In this section of our blog, you will see stories about our team members and local food and beverage makers. You will learn about the ways we give back to community organizations and follow through on actions related to social justice and kindness. This is our place to share with you what is most meaningful to us. Thank you for taking the time to understand more about who we are and where we are going.

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Biodegradable Wooden Trays Now Used at Market Cheese Shops

At your Market Cheese Shop, we’ve started using wooden trays made by PacnWood, a carbon-neutral company that only uses natural, organic and recyclable materials. The wood is sourced in curated forests, grown specifically for this use, and every harvested tree is replaced with a new tree.

We are Oregon Angel Food!

We are excited to sponsor Oregon Angel Food because we have a shared commitment to the success of Oregon’s food and beverage producers.

Help Our Friends, Families and Neighbors

Join us in helping our friends and neighbors impacted by Oregon fires. You can donate to support Oregon’s fire-relief efforts at our cash registers. Just tell your cashier how much you would like to donate, and it will be added to your total. Any amount will help and 100% of donations will go to the following nonprofits to provide wildfire relief in Oregon communities.

Community Giving

Because Market of Choice believes in social responsibility, we place great importance on giving back. In this video, Rick and Debbie Wright share the heartfelt reasons why and how they’ve become involved in community giving, focused on kids and families.

The Good Food Merchants Alliance

Market of Choice is extremely proud to be a member of Good Food Merchants Alliance. Our commitment, along with others in the alliance, is to support and empower American craft food producers and each other.

Market of Choice Helps Build a Sustainable Place For Kids to Play

In 2015, when Kidsports Executive Director Bev Smith said, “We need to build a turf field and fieldhouse so that thousands of kids in our community can discover the joy of fitness and participate on a sports team in a safe, stable environment,” Rick Wright, CEO of Market of Choice said, “Let’s do it!”

Blood Drive to Benefit Sickle Cell Patients Exceeds Goal

When members of our Equity and Inclusion Committee learned that the American Red Cross and Oregon Senator James Manning, Jr. wanted to coordinate a blood drive to help African American sickle cell patients, they worked with the Market of Choice Hospitality Team to make it happen.

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