IEC in the Community

Supporting One Another


The members of the Island Employee Corporative feel that it is important for businesses to be engaged within the communities that are served. To this end, the IEC has held fund-raisers and made donations to several area organizations where the benefit would continue to provide for the island community.
As a worker-owned cooperative, we take seriously our mission to support our island community. With so many worker-owners, at least one of us is likely to be friends, neighbors or relatives with most everyone on the island!
This is why we care so much and want to give back what we can to our community. In our first year of operation, the Island Employee Cooperative reached out to support many of our community institutions including:
  • The Deer Isle and Stonington Volunteer Fire Departments
  • The Island Food Pantry for Thanksgiving dinners
  • Deer Isle-Stonington High School Sports Boosters for uniforms and equipment
  • Christmas toys for island kids


Pictures with Santa

Come get pictures taken with Santa! When: Saturday December 17th 10AM-2PM Where: V&S Variety Store, 3 Burnt Cove Rd. Stonington Kids get a cookie decorating kit to take home!

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Heating Fuel Drawing

Heating Fuel Drawing Spend $100 at V&S Variety Put name and phone number on back of receipt to enter! We'll pay $100 credit towards your next heating fuel purchase. One drawing at the end of each month, all winter!

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Mums the Word for Education

Mums the Word for Education

Thanks to all the patrons who took part in our Autumn mums fundraiser. Each fall mums make an appearance at V&S Variety, Burnt Cove Market, & the Galley! The flower sale is the main fundraiser for the Island Employee Cooperatives annual scholarship to benefit...

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