Friday, October 25, 2019
at Fair Market • Austin, Texas

Check out more about last year’s Party with a Purpose below.




Thank You for Supporting our 2019 Event!


Thank you to all of our generous sponsors who made our 2019 Party with a Purpose benefit & auction a success. We raised $53,515 to fund microcredit loans! See photos from last year’s event in our Facebook album.


Celebrate Poverty is Unnecessary Day


Each year, at the end of October, we celebrate the 5% Day in Whole Foods Market stores 15 years ago which raised seed funds to make Whole Planet Foundation a reality. We call this anniversary “Poverty is Unnecessary Day” because of the words of Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, Noble Peace Prize Laureate and initial advisor to Whole Planet Foundation.

Our third annual Party with a Purpose benefit and auction in our hometown of Austin, Texas featured a silent auction with 100+ local and global items, food, drink, entertainment, and the opportunity to alleviate global poverty with Whole Planet Foundation. Above photo caption: Party with a Purpose with donors and supporters from our wide community of partners, including local Austin family business, Franzetti Jewelers, pictured here with WPF’s Joy Stoddard.

$50 tickets included food, drinks and entertainment. Proceeds from the event benefited entrepreneurs living in poverty.


Local and Global Silent Auction


Where can you bid on domestic and international travel, carved wooden masks from Africa, handicrafts from Asia, artisan goods from the Americas, gift cards and experiences from local Austin businesses, culinary delights and gorgeous jewelry? At our Party with a Purpose, of course! Check out some of last year’s auction items below.










Event Partner



2019 In-Kind Contributors


ACURE
ADM
Adel Young
Adelman Travel
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
ATXcursions
Alaffia
Austin Weird Homes Tour
Aveda Institute
Avis/Budget
Barnana
Better Bites Bakery
Beauty by Dial: Jessica Sanchez
Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods
Clear Space
CLEAN Cause
Claire Sommers Buck Jewelry
Daniel Zoltani
Do Better Life
Divine Chocolate
Elena Sprick
FitBit
Franzetti Jewelers
Freestyle Language Center
Genie Bolduc
Glenda Flanagan
Guardia Vieja
Health-Ade Kombucha
High Brew Coffee
Joy Stoddard
Jennifer Hoger Acupuncture
Kendra Scott
KeVita
Kristen Saksa Juen Ceramics
Lacquer
LA LO LA Clothing

Laura Merritt and J.P. Kloninger
LaGina Harris
Lauren Reynolds Photography
Lively Up Your Breath
Network Distribution
Olivia Hayden
Organized for Good
ONLY by Nina Fitzgerald
ME to WE Chocolate
Michi Hagerty
Kimo Sabe Mezcal
PACT
Pacha Soap Co.
Palo Popcorn
Papyrus-Recycled Paper Greetings
Philip Sansone
Primal Kitchen
Raven & Lily
Revolution Spirits
Saving Face Boutique
Sportsman’s Finest
Stellar Organic
Sway
Senders Receive
Seventh Generation
Sir Kensington’s
Slow North
SMASHMALLOW
Texas International Wine Competition
The San Antonio Spurs
Theresa Haddow
The Republic of Tea
The Seaweed Bath Co.
Tiff’s Treats
Urban Betty
Wanderlust Yoga
Whole Foods Market Gateway

Check out more photos from past events!


Thank you to the guests and sponsors who made our past events a success! More photos can be found in our Facebook album.


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Photos by Buster Jetter.