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 […]

West Elm and Whole Foods Market launches exclusive Holiday kitchen and tabletop collection to benefit Whole Planet Foundation

NEW YORK and AUSTIN, TX, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — West Elm and Whole Foods Market introduce today (September 20, 2016)  an exclusive holiday collection to benefit Whole Planet Foundation, a nonprofit organization that alleviates poverty around the globe.  In partnership with Guatemalan textile group The New Denim Project, the 12-piece, limited-time collection of kitchen […]

Whole Foods Market’s 2016 Prosperity Campaign for Whole Planet Foundation raised $3.26 million

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market customers, team members, supplier sponsors and online donors raised a combined $3.26 million to alleviate global poverty during the company’s 2016 Prosperity Campaign for Whole Planet Foundation this spring. Every dollar raised will go to support the foundation’s work to fund micro credit for poverty […]

Whole Planet Foundation kicks off its 2016 Prosperity Campaign

Whole Planet Foundation® provides opportunity for individuals to give back through microlending programs worldwide  AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Planet Foundation is kicking off its 2016 Prosperity Campaign at Whole Foods Market with the goal of raising $3.5 million for microlending programs worldwide—enough to support 100,000 people with the chance to lift […]

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 […]

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 […]

Whole Planet Foundation joins forces with “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I” to raise $1 million for global poverty alleviation

Offers participants opportunity to win movie premiere tickets and a $1,000 Whole Foods Market® gift card AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-10-20— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Planet Foundation is joining forces with “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I” as one of its official charitable partners, with the goal of raising $1 million for global poverty alleviation. Starting today, […]