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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.

Stonyfield Organic Joins 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. 

Good Culture Joins 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. 

SAMBAZON Renews Commitment to Alleviating Poverty through Whole Planet Foundation

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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. 

KeVita Probiotic Drinks Renews Commitment to Alleviate Poverty through Whole Planet Foundation

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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.

Socially Responsible Investing: A Global Perspective

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by Amy Domini, Founder and Chair of Domini Impact Investments (Amy is widely recognized as the leading voice for socially responsible investing.)

Globally, socially responsible investing is flourishing. Almost as importantly, it means the same thing around the world. I begin with some recent quotes, which I noted over the past few weeks:

• Datuk Muhamad Umar Swift, CEO of Bursa Malaysia, “As a frontline regulator and market operator, we want to provide an environment that encourages sustainable practices among our market participants.”   

How GSH is Ending Homelessness in Fairfax through a Combination of Affordable Housing and Support Services

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Today’s fair market value of an average two-bedroom apartment in Fairfax County is $1,750/month. That means, a family must have $70,000 in income for housing at this level. Good Shepherd Housing & Family Services (GSH) estimates that 10,000 households in Fairfax County are cost-burdened by their housing, meaning they spend more than 35% of their income on housing.

Helping America's Working Poor

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Do I pay the rent or feed my children? Do I heat my home … or do I eat? These are some of the tough choices many families in America face today. Did you know that a staggering 1 in 6 children faces hunger in America? The biggest reason for this is, of course, poverty. Poverty is a painful reality faced by families all across the U.S.—many of them are your neighbors, friends or family. Ironically, many are working families who hold steady jobs (sometimes multiple jobs) but still struggle to make ends meet.

New York State of Mind: Toyota Welcomes LULAC 2014 National Convention to Big Apple

Event Marks First Time a Major Hispanic Organization To Hold Its Annual Conference in New York City, New York Hilton Midtown, July 8-12, 2014
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NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – There’s something special about experiencing New York City for the first time, which is why Toyota is excited to welcome the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) 2014 National Convention to the Big Apple. This year’s 85th National Convention, which will be held at the New York Hilton Midtown (1335 Avenue of the Americas) from July 8-12, 2014, marks the first time that any national Hispanic organization will be holding its annual conference in New York City.

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