Cover Club

In the spring of 2020, with our factory shut down and our entire team at home, there was only one thing we could ship from our humble garage setups: Cover Sets. Having just wrapped up our most popular holiday season yet, there were more Nuggeteers than ever looking to configure and color-block their Nuggets with additional colors, and we thought that excitement could be channeled to the countless nonprofits dealing with never-before-seen strain under Covid-19.

So, we tried something new: a contest that would let customers buy $10 tickets (as many as they wanted, increasing their odds) for the old, retired Cover Sets that we had on hand — with 100% of proceeds benefiting a nonprofit partner.

What started as a creative solution to an unprecedented problem has turned into a staple of our community engagement. With the help of customers, we’ve since raised nearly $325,000! for organizations with missions ranging from maternal health, to voting rights, to childhood education. We now match up to $25,000 of customer fundraising in each Cover Club, magnifying the impact.

Past Cover Club Recipients

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TABLE

June 2021

A non-profit with more than ten years of experience, TABLE focuses on hunger relief and nutrition education to children living in Orange County, North Carolina. 1 in 5 children in our local area suffer from food insecurity, and TABLE works to address the nutrition gap through weekly home food delivery and other vital services.

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Equity Before Birth

Equity Before Birth

February 2021

EBB is a unique organization that provides direct financial sponsorship to families during the prenatal and postpartum period, as well as providing vital services such as birthing support, pelvic floor physical therapy, breastfeeding consults, and more. Hear directly from their Executive Director on their guest blog, and stay tuned for future updates as they utilize the $100,000 raised through Cover Club.

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You Can Vote NC

You Can Vote NC

November 2020

Leads, educates, registers, and empowers voters young and old to find their voice and exercise their right to vote. In November 2020, Nugget Cover Club raised $41,000 for their work — we followed up in 2021 to celebrate the highest-ever voter turnout in N.C.!

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You Can Vote NC
Student U

Student U

July 2020

A community organization that uses the power of education, advocacy, and leadership to build a just and equitable Durham, Student U received a $54,000 donation from Cover Club in July 2020. They invested these funds into the W. G. Pearson Center Community Garden, which addresses the scarce access to fresh and healthy foods in the Durham community.

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No Hungry Kid

No Kid Hungry

March 2020

No Kid Hungry is a national campaign run by Share Our Strength, a nonprofit working to solve problems of hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world. This inaugural Cover Club back in March 2020 raised $47,300.

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No Kid Hungry