Whole Foods Market to open in Closter, NJ; will donate 5% of net sales countywide to help fight food insecurity in Bergen County

CLOSTER, N.J., 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of its grand opening at Closter Plaza in Closter, NJ, Whole Foods Market in Bergen County, NJ has selected the Center for Food Action (CFA) as its opening day and countywide 5% Community Giving Day recipient. On opening day, October 19, Whole Foods Market locations in Closter, Edgewater, Paramus and Ridgewood will donate 5% of net sales to help fight food insecurity in Bergen County. Proceeds of opening day will directly benefit the CFA’s Weekend Snack Program and Thanksgiving Food Pack Distribution, with a goal of providing Thanksgiving meals to more than 3,000 local families in need.

The Closter location will open its doors following the company’s traditional bread breaking ceremony, attended by Mayor John Glidden. The ceremony begins at 8:45 a.m. and doors open at 9:00 a.m. In celebration of opening, the store will offer sales, tastings, giveaways and more to shoppers throughout the day.

For additional information and future announcements, please visit the store’s social media channels: Facebook.com/wholefoodsbergennj  and Twitter & Instagram @wfmbergennj

Contact:

Annie Cull
MAPR@wholefoods.com
301.998.6872

Source:  Whole Foods Market