2017 Prosperity Campaign Aims to Raise $3.2 Million

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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 …

10 Gifts that Give Back to Whole Planet Foundation

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As we search for perfect gifts for our loved ones, we often look for those with special meaning. Each year, with this spirit in mind, Whole Planet Foundation curates a list of gift ideas from brands helping us further our mission to fund microcredit around the world. Here are some of our …

Co-Chairman of the Board to Match Donations on 10/25

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Every year on October 25th, we celebrate Poverty Is Unnecessary Day with supplier partners in the Poverty is Unnecessary Fund, who have pledged to collectively give $200,000 next year to alleviate poverty through our microfinance partners in 68 countries. This week, we received good news from Whole Planet Foundation’s Co-Chairman …

Summer Nights Concert Series for Microcredit Wraps Up 4th Year

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This summer, Planet LA Records and Whole Foods Market stores in Southern California teamed up once again to produce the Summer Nights Concert Series, presented by ALO Drinks, Lifeway, and VitaCoco. Proceeds for the series benefit Whole Planet Foundation. So far, event sponsors and attendees have raised over $1100 for …

Exclusive Taza Chocolate Supports Microentrepreneurs in Haiti

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Taza Cocoa Sourcing Manager Jesse Last shares the story of their newest exclusive chocolate bar and explains how Taza supports farmers in Haiti. Through September 2016, Taza Chocolate’s new 84% Dark Haiti Origin Bar will be available exclusively at Whole Foods Market nationwide. 1% of proceeds from sales will be …

42 Days of Fu(n)(d)raising Wrap Up

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Thank you Whole Foods Market stores and Team Members for posting 346 Instagram entries during 42 Days of Fu(n)(d)raising, showcasing all of the different ways we are coming together to alleviate poverty in 63 countries around the globe. Here are the four winners wrapping up 42 Days of Fu(n)(d)raising: Whole Foods …