local businesses, keep our green local and make a positive impact on
our local economy one business at a time! "when we each do a little,
we all do a lot!"
This is the
official Cash Mob of Sherwood, Oregon and is listed on the national
Cash Mob registry. We're here to have fun doing what we can, when we
can to support local. Stay tuned on our facebook page for upcoming mobs hitting Sherwood, Oregon.
While watching the Nightly News, local businessperson, Amber Gardner,
saw a brief segment on Cash Mobs. After some online research and
connecting with the mobster who started the craze in another state,
Gardner launched Cash Mob Sherwood.
with a plan, it was within a couple days that several friends had
rallied together. Creating a team (better yet, in mob terms a
"familia") was organized to light up the campaign with their creativity
and start spreading the word to bring about as many mobbers as possible!
Everyone was helping. Ideas were being implemented, social media networks on facebook, twitter
and this website were created, and a united effort was forming to
create a movement that would benefit our hometown. The pledges to
participate and support for our local Sherwood businesses started
The Cash Mob is
gigantic group effort! Everyone is part of the mission to make it fun
and effective, bringing opportunity and support to a locally owned
business each month. These mom-and-pops depend on consumer support and
our community depends on these mom-and-pops. Uniting as a Cash Mob allows us to make a bigger impact together versus shopping on our own independently.
It's also a fun way to get out and explore what the community has to
offer, connect with friends and give back by investing where we live.
Take a look at what Michelle Howard, owner of Sweet Story Bakery in Old
Town Sherwood said about Cash Mob Sherwood hitting her store... Click Here and the follow-up article written about the Cash Mob in the Oregonian newspaper!
Couple clips from a recent press releases: “ In
today's fast paced world, it's so easy to buy online. When we have the
chance to shop local we're creating an opportunity for those funds to
recirculate several times over before leaving the area. If
we can bring more top of mind awareness about our local businesses and
physically step into the establishments and support them by shopping
local, we're truly making a difference where we live”~ Amber Gardner
one thing to put a 'shop local' sign in your window," she said, "but
to get out there, take action and hit the pavement, and do it together
like an army of supporters, is overwhelming in a good way." ~ Amber Gardner