Whole Planet Foundation Raises $1.1 Million to Alleviate Poverty Around the Globe

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For two weeks from June 23 – July 6, Whole Foods Market raised $1,114,474 from generous shoppers for Whole Planet Foundation to alleviate poverty in countries supplying Whole Foods Market stores with products. Whole Planet Foundation is a Whole Foods Market nonprofit dedicated to funding microcredit – small loans usually less …

Whole Planet Foundation Launches Annual Campaign to Alleviate Poverty

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For two weeks beginning June 23, shoppers can donate at the registers in Whole Foods Market stores in the U.S., Canada and the UK and online to alleviate poverty in countries that supply Whole Foods Market stores with products. Since 2006, Whole Planet Foundation has disbursed $92 million through microfinance partners in 78 …

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 …

Whole Foods Market Nonprofit Foundations Raise $658,787 to Support Local and Global Communities

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Shoppers and suppliers are alleviating poverty, improving children’s nutrition and expanding healthy food access and nutrition education. The three Whole Foods Market Foundations combined forces in a Communities Campaign last month to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join the retailer in efforts to alleviate global poverty, improve children’s …

Poverty is Unnecessary Fund Partners Donate $350,000 to Fund Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

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Suppliers of Whole Foods Market fund microloans through Whole Planet Foundation to empower microentrepreneurs living in poverty with the opportunity to start or expand a small business, often home-based.  With a microcredit loan, an entrepreneur may create a food stand, expand her sewing business, buy stock for her neighborhood kiosk, or …

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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 …