$25,000 Fund Donors Help Entrepreneurs Build Small Businesses in the U.S., Canada, and Abroad in March

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Suppliers of Whole Foods Market are empowering microentrepreneurs, primarily women, with economic opportunity. These generous brands fund microloans for entrepreneurs living in poverty so they can start or expand a small business, often home-based. With a small loan of around $200, an entrepreneur can purchase essential needs for their small …

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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 …

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$25,000 Poverty is Unnecessary Fund Donors Fund Over 1,800 Microloans for Entrepreneurs

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Through Whole Planet Foundation, suppliers of Whole Foods Market are empowering microentrepreneurs with economic opportunity. Funds donated by these brands create microloans for entrepreneurs living in poverty so they can start or expand a small business, often home-based.  With a small loan of under $200, an entrepreneur can start or grow a business …

Whole Planet Foundation Launches 2021 Poverty Is Unnecessary Project

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Every October, Whole Planet Foundation celebrates its global impact on poverty and the partners who further its mission. In 2005, Whole Foods Market launched Whole Planet Foundation, its non-profit dedicated to global poverty alleviation through microcredit in countries around the world where the company sources products. The Poverty is Unnecessary Project …

$50,000 Supplier Donors are Funding Her Essential Business in 2021

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This year, we honor generous $50,000 Fund donors who are collectively committing $650,000 in 2021 to alleviate global poverty through microcredit. These like-minded brands form the Supplier Alliance of Microcredit, a group of companies committed to supporting microentrepreneurs, primarily women, with opportunities to improve their own lives. The microloans they …

The Ripple Effect of Ripple Foods is Powering Women Entrepreneurs

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Ripple Foods, makers of delicious, nutritious plant-based dairy alternative products, is a Platinum Sponsor of Whole Planet Foundation and participated in the International Women’s Day virtual event during Women’s History Month. “I recently had the pleasure of participating in a panel discussion with several powerful women and allies to discuss the …

13 More Brands Giving Back This Holiday Season 

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We are grateful to suppliers of Whole Foods Market alleviating poverty with us this holiday season! To date, supplier partners have donated over $14 million to create economic opportunity for those that lack access to financial services in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. We are excited to highlight these additional brands donating a portion of sales to …

Eleven Brands Alleviating Poverty this Holiday Season

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Suppliers of Whole Foods Market are alleviating poverty this holiday season! To date, suppliers have donated over $14 million to create economic opportunity for those who lack access to financial services in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products.   From December 1 –31, 2020, select brands are donating a portion of sales to benefit …

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 …

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Supplier Alliance for Microcredit $50,000 Annual Donors are Alleviating Poverty with Whole Planet Foundation

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This year, we honor generous members of the Supplier Alliance for Microcredit annual $50,000 giving level who are collectively committing $650,000 in 2020 to alleviate poverty in the United States and around the world through microcredit. These like-minded brands are committed to supporting microentrepreneurs, primarily women, with opportunity. The microloans they …