Whole Planet Foundation launches its Annual Prosperity Campaign on March 1

AUSTIN, Texas, 2018-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Thursday, March 1, Whole Planet Foundation launches its Annual Prosperity Campaign to alleviate poverty around the globe for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – living in communities where Whole Foods Market® sources products. This year’s campaign goal is to raise $3 million to increase the foundation’s […]

Whole Planet Foundation announces its 2017 Prosperity Campaign; where small loans can help entrepreneurs create a better life

AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday, March 1, Whole Planet Foundation launches its 12th Prosperity Campaign, which funds microfinance organizations and microcredit loans to alleviate poverty in regions where Whole Foods Market® sources products. The organization’s focus is on women in the developing world, where small loans can help entrepreneurs create a […]

Whole Foods Market to host Poverty is Unnecessary Day to mark Whole Planet Foundation’s 11th anniversary

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Oct. 25, Whole Foods Market will host Poverty is Unnecessary Day to commemorate Whole Planet Foundation’s 11th anniversary and celebrate the nonprofit’s work to alleviate poverty worldwide through microcredit. Select Whole Foods Market stores will host events, supplier donor product demos and will give away prizes via […]

Whole Foods Market celebrates Poverty is Unnecessary Day to commemorate 10th anniversary of Whole Planet Foundation’s launch

Poverty is Unnecessary Day events to highlight key 2015 partners AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Oct. 25, Whole Foods Market will celebrate Poverty is Unnecessary Day in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Whole Planet Foundation’s launch. Select Whole Foods Market stores will host scavenger hunts, product demos, documentary screenings, and will give […]

Whole Planet Foundation now with 1 million microloans funded worldwide

AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-5-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Planet Foundation has now funded 1 million microloans worldwide, empowering impoverished individuals in 65 countries to start or expand a home-based business. Launched in 2005 by Whole Foods Market, Whole Planet Foundation alleviates poverty in communities where the grocer sources products. Less than a decade later, the foundation […]

Whole Foods Market events to raise more than $4.6 million for global poverty alleviation as part of Whole Planet Foundation’s 2015 Prosperity Campaign

AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — From concerts to craft fairs, shoppers took part in thousands of Whole Foods Market events to raise more than $4.6 million for global poverty alleviation. The events were all part of Whole Planet Foundation’s 2015 Prosperity Campaign to boost awareness and support for microlending projects worldwide. “Microcredit offers low-income […]

Whole Foods Market’s “Beauty in All Beings” event to support the foundation’s micro-lending programs in 62 countries

ANAHEIM, Calif., 2015-3-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 520 women will have a chance to lift themselves out of poverty through microcredit, thanks to Whole Foods Market’s “Beauty in All Beings” event,held Friday, March 6, at Expo West in Anaheim, Calif. Whole Foods Market hosted the benefit event in partnership with thinkThin and 22 […]

19 companies donate money to Whole Planet Foundation for microloans in 61 countries

Foundation’s $100,000 Fund and Supplier Alliance for Microcredit partners donate to fund microloans in 61 countries AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-2-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — With generous donations to Whole Planet Foundation, 19 companies are joining forces in 2015 to help more than 29,000 people worldwide lift themselves out of poverty through microcredit. As members of Whole Planet […]