Thank You for Joining our Party with a Purpose Online Auction & Celebration

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The Whole Planet Foundation Poverty Is Unnecessary Project includes Poverty Is Unnecessary Fund members donating $25,000 each to alleviate global poverty and culminates in the Poverty Is Unnecessary Online Auction & Celebration on October 25th.  This year, the online event marks 15 years of this work by Whole Planet Foundation and its passionate supporters. Party with …

Annual Prosperity Campaign Surpasses $4 Million for Microentrepreneurs

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With the tremendous support of Whole Foods Market shoppers, team members and volunteers, donors, and corporate partners, the 2019 Whole Planet Foundation Annual Prosperity Campaign raised $4,249,706 during the month of March.  These efforts will support more than 128,000 people with the chance to lift themselves out of poverty through microcredit. Each year, …

Whole Planet Foundation Launches Campaign to Alleviate Global Poverty

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Partners Commit $1.05 Million for Microcredit AUSTIN, Texas (February 21, 2019) – On Thursday, March 1, Whole Planet Foundation launches its Annual Prosperity Campaign to alleviate poverty around the globe for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – living in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. This year’s …

Ultra-Poor Graduation Partnership to Reach 4000 in Burundi

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Whole Planet Foundation was founded to reach people living in poverty around the globe where Whole Foods Market sources products. We are excited to announce our new partnership with Concern Worldwide in Burundi to support their Terintambwe program, which provides case management services to ultra-poor households so they have opportunities …

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Whole Planet Foundation® Launches 2018 Prosperity Campaign

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 Partners Commit $1.2 Million for Microcredit AUSTIN, Texas (February 16, 2018) – On Thursday, March 1, Whole Planet Foundation launches its Annual Prosperity Campaign to alleviate poverty around the globe for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – living in communities where Whole Foods Market® sources products. This year’s …

WPF Invests $500K in Boston

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With our partner Grameen America, Supplier Alliance for Microcredit donors Seventh Generation, Papyrus-Recycled Greetings, shoe vendor SR Max and Whole Foods Market Boston-area team members visited clients during an extraordinary day! We were able to meet ten empowered businesswomen like Damaris who runs her neighborhood restaurant that grew out of …