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Fair Trade Safaris: Experience the Best of Africa while Making an Impact

Whole Planet Foundation Events, Sub-Saharan Africa, The Middle East and North Africa, Travel Leave a Comment

This guest blog comes to us from Fair Trade Safaris, a new donor supporting our mission and Platinum Sponsor of this year’s Party with a Purpose Benefit in Austin, Texas. You can bid on a Fair Trade Safari package at this year’s event or online. Bid online from anywhere on …

100 Advocates Join The Poverty Is Unnecessary Project

Joy Stoddard Events, Foundation News, Supplier Partnerships, Whole Foods Market Stores 1 Comment

Mayor of the City of Austin Steve Adler proclaims October 25th as Poverty Is Unnecessary Day The Poverty Is Unnecessary Project includes Poverty Is Unnecessary Fund members donating $325,000 to alleviate global poverty and the Poverty Is Unnecessary Benefit & Live Auction to celebrate the impact of this work by Whole …

The Seaweed Bath Co. Pays it Forward as Part of 10K Fund

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This guest blog comes to us from Allison Grossman, Co-Founder of Austin-based The Seaweed Bath Co. From July 31-August 13, 2017, 15% of all sales of The Seaweed Bath Co. products will be donated to Whole Planet Foundation’s poverty alleviation programs. Hi, it’s Allison from The Seaweed Bath Co. here …

WPF & Partners Kick Off Virtual 10K Run on August 3rd

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Get ready to sweat for a great cause this summer, because our second annual Virtual 10K Run happens wherever you are from August 3-7! We plan to have over 500 participants running with us during the 5-day event in order to support global poverty alleviation programs, with 100% of run …

2017 Prosperity Campaign Aims to Raise $3.2 Million

Olivia Hayden Events, Foundation News, Microcredit, Supplier Partnerships, Whole Foods Market Stores 1 Comment

Alleviating Poverty around the Globe Today marks the first day of Whole Planet Foundation’s 12th Prosperity Campaign, which funds microfinance organizations and microcredit loans to alleviate poverty where Whole Foods Market® sources products. This year’s campaign goal is $3.2 million, which will give approximately 90,000 opportunities to those living in extreme poverty …