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Give a Gift that Gives Back to Microentrepreneurs this Holiday Season

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Brands who sell products in Whole Foods Market stores are empowering microentrepreneurs with economic opportunities this holiday season. These like-minded companies are donating a portion of their sales in select Whole Foods Market stores from December 1-31 to Whole Planet Foundation. These funds will be given to entrepreneurs in the form of microcredit loans in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. Learn more about each brand and why they choose to support our mission to alleviate poverty.

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Whole Kids Foundation and Lettuce Grow Team Up Again to Offer Over $500,000 Worth of Hydroponic Growing Systems to Schools and School Garden-Support Organizations Across the U.S.

Partnership supports record number of K-12 educators who want to start or sustain edible learning spaces with Lettuce Grow Farmstands amidst COVID-19 pandemic
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AUSTIN, Texas, November 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ —Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today its partner Lettuce Grow commits to donate 1,000 Lettuce Grow Farmstands, a commitment of over $500,000, to K-12 schools and school garden-support organizations across the U.S. By growing with the Lettuce Grow Farmstand, students will both have access to an abundant yield of nutritiously alive produce and learn more about how they can positively impact the planet.

Pact Apparel Recipient of Whole Planet Foundation 2021 Trailblazer Award

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Each year, Whole Planet Foundation honors a trailblazer advocate who supports our mission and fosters their own.

Whole Cities Foundation and Michele's Granola Kick Off Small Business Challenge to Advance Community Health

Each $8,000 pledge supports community-led food access initiatives
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AUSTIN, Texas, September 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit broadening community access to fresh food and nutrition education, has partnered with Michele’s Granola and launched Michele’s Granola Small Business Challenge to help build thriving local food systems.

People Are Moving for Microcredit during the Whole Planet Foundation Virtual 5K

Whole Planet Foundation is grateful to our partners and participants who are mobilizing to support microentrepreneurs around the world starting August 7!
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Whole Planet Foundation is delighted for partners to join our mission of alleviating poverty through microcredit, wherever they are! On average, microcredit loans are less than $200 and enable low-income entrepreneurs, mostly women, to create or expand their own microbusinesses to support their families.  Whole Planet Foundation alleviates poverty in 78 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas, including 20 cities in the United States.

Whole Planet Foundation Campaign Raises $1.1 Million to Alleviate Poverty Around the Globe

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For two weeks during June 23 and July 6, shoppers at Whole Foods Market donated $1,114,464 to Whole Planet Foundation at the registers in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. to alleviate poverty in countries supplying Whole Foods Market stores with products.

Honest Tea Renews Commitment to the Whole Planet Foundation Supplier Alliance for Microcredit

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For two weeks beginning June 23, supplier partners are supporting the Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign in select Whole Foods Market stores and online to alleviate poverty in countries that supply the company’s stores with products. 

Topo Chico Renews Commitment to the Whole Planet Foundation Supplier Alliance for Microcredit

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For two weeks beginning June 23, supplier partners are supporting the Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign in select Whole Foods Market stores and online to alleviate poverty in countries that supply the company’s stores with products. 

Founding Member Seventh Generation Renews Commitment to Whole Planet Foundation Supplier Alliance for Microcredit

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For two weeks beginning June 23, supplier partners are supporting the Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign in select Whole Foods Market stores and online to alleviate poverty in countries that supply the company’s stores with products. 

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