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Whole Planet Foundation Celebrates 12th Anniversary With Poverty Is Unnecessary Benefit & Live Auction

Poverty is Unnecessary events to spotlight 2017 donors
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On October 25, Whole Foods Market will celebrate the 12th anniversary of Whole Planet Foundation, the company’s nonprofit dedicated to global poverty alleviation.  Poverty is Unnecessary Day marks the launch of the foundation in 2005 to alleviate poverty around the world where the company sources products. Joining this effort are Poverty is Unnecessary Fund® partners, who collectively are committed to donating $300,000 this year.

Whole Cities Fast Facts

Whole Cities Foundation collaborates with community-led initiatives to broaden access to fresh, healthy food and high quality nutrition education.
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Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit established by Whole Foods Market in 2014, partners with U.S. neighborhood efforts to build thriving local food systems and grow community health. 

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Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit established by Whole Foods Market in 2014, partners with U.S. neighborhood efforts to build thriving local food systems and grow community health. 

How to Initiate a Local Foodshed Resilience Program

A Call to Action
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by Theo Ferguson; founder, Healing Living Systems and Stuart Valentine; founder, Centerpoint Investment Strategies

Imagine you are seated on a patio in the Tuscan countryside. The fresh mozzarella coupled with sweet tomatoes, ripe from the warm sun, pairs beautifully with the garlic sourdough bread and crisp local wine. The setting opens the heart and soothes the soul. The vineyard you overlook is in its crucial stage of ripening, that last conversion of acid to sugar, and the company of friends and family couldn’t be better.

529 New School Gardens Funded by Whole Kids Foundation®

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AUSTIN, Texas, April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, Whole Kids Foundation announced 529 new school garden grant recipients and 93 extended learning garden grant recipients. The recipients cover 50 U.S. states, nine Canadian provinces and the U.S. Virgin Islands, providing educational opportunities around agriculture, ecology, nutrition and business for 437,850 students.

Kids Cook Fresh Contest

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Whole Kids Foundation is on a mission to help kids eat better and enjoy it! Established as a 501(c) 3 organization by Whole Foods Market in 2011, we believe that real food should taste good and be good for you. This fall, we are delighted to launch a kids cooking contest to spark culinary curiosity for budding junior chefs, allowing families to spend quality time together in the kitchen. 

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Whole Kids Foundation is on a mission to help kids eat better and enjoy it! Established as a 501(c) 3 organization by Whole Foods Market in 2011, we believe that real food should taste good and be good for you. This fall, we are delighted to launch a kids cooking contest to spark culinary curiosity for budding junior chefs, allowing families to spend quality time together in the kitchen. 

Justin’s Fuels Whole Planet Foundation’s Family Fund

Leading Nut Butter and Confections Brand Commits to Empowering Entrepreneurs with Microloan Donations
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February 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Justin’s, maker of naturally delicious, high-quality nut butters, nut butter snacks, and organic peanut butter cups, has expanded its commitment to Whole Planet Foundation by fueling the organization’s new Family Fund.

A Business Framework for Global Impact

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by John Hodges, managing director, Infrastructure and Finance, BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) 

Flower Power: Blooms That Create a Better Life for Mothers Throughout the World

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On Sunday, May 10, mothers across the country will be showered with gifts ranging from crayon drawings to jewelry. But more than anything, moms will receive flowers -- lush bouquets of garden blooms; luxuriant long-stemmed roses by the dozen; exotic arrangements of fragrant, tropical florals.

Seventh Generation Launches Change for Good Diaper Promotion with Whole Foods Market® and Baby Buggy®

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BURLINGTON, VT, May 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Seventh Generation, a leading household and personal care company, today launched a new promotion in partnership with Whole Foods Market and Baby Buggy® that will help make every diaper change a “change for good”.

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