Field Notes from Paraguay

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This guest blog comes to us from Adelle Housker, who visited Paraguay on the Whole Foods Market® Team Member Volunteer Program in September 2017. “When it’s really hot, that sometimes happens,” said our guide, Maria del Mar. The lights and air conditioning died while we were eating lunch at a …

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A Dozen More Brands Empowering Entrepreneurs this Holiday

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We’re thankful to have support from a diverse group of individuals and companies who believe in doing more for our global community. Let’s dive in to a dozen more of the many brands supporting Whole Planet Foundation’s poverty alleviation programs this holiday season. Together, we’re investing in a future without …

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Giving Women Opportunity is Divine

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This guest blog comes to us from our supporters at Divine Chocolate. For the past few years, Divine Chocolate has partnered with Whole Planet Foundation to support its microfinance programs and women’s empowerment initiatives. We are pleased to continue the tradition this year with our Divine Chocolate Advent Calendar giveback program. …

100 Advocates Join The Poverty Is Unnecessary Project

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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 …

Natural Vitality: Solutions for all Stakeholders

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This guest blog post comes to us from Natural Vitality, a new member of Whole Planet Foundation’s $25,000 Poverty is Unnecessary Fund. Natural Vitality supports multiple projects to help provide solutions to the root causes of today’s problems.  We believe that with success comes the responsibility of harnessing that success …