10K Turkey Trekkers and $10,000 Fund Partners are Moving for Microcredit

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Compete in our Virtual 10K Activity Challenge during November to create opportunity Grab your running shoes, kayak, skateboard, or whatever gets you moving and travel 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) or more between November 1-30th to complete the Whole Planet Foundation Turkey Trek Challenge to support micro entrepreneurs. Set your own …

These Brands will Donate $25K to Alleviate Global Poverty

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In 2005, Whole Foods Market identified microcredit as the vehicle by which it would support the global communities where the company sources products. A company-wide Global 5% Giving Day at Whole Foods Market stores on October 25th resulted in a donation of $525,000, which launched Whole Planet Foundation’s mission to …

Annual Prosperity Campaign Surpasses $4 Million for Microentrepreneurs

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With the tremendous support of Whole Foods Market shoppers, team members and volunteers, donors, and corporate partners, the 2019 Whole Planet Foundation Annual Prosperity Campaign raised $4,249,706 during the month of March.  These efforts will support more than 128,000 people with the chance to lift themselves out of poverty through microcredit. Each year, …

Say All the Cornball Stuff | A Guest Blog from Craig Jones

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This guest blog comes from Craig Jones, a Team Trainer from Whole Foods Market in Andover, MA. Thank you for sharing your thoughts during this year’s Annual Prosperity Campaign, Craig! If you shop at any Whole Foods Market store during these first two weeks of March, in all likelihood you’re …

Supplier Alliance for Microcredit Partners are Funding Her Future

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This year, Whole Planet Foundation’s Annual Prosperity Campaign aims to raise $4 million dollars to fund people living in poverty where Whole Foods Market sources products. Amplifying this year’s Prosperity Campaign, suppliers to Whole Foods Market in our top giving levels are donating $1.05 million to fund 31,550 opportunities for …

These 5 Brands will Donate $100,000 this year to Alleviate Global Poverty

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This year, Whole Planet Foundation’s Annual Prosperity Campaign aims to raise $4 million to fund microcredit loans for people living in poverty where Whole Foods Market sources products. Amplifying this year’s Prosperity Campaign, suppliers to Whole Foods Market in our top giving levels are donating $1.05 million to fund 31,550 …

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Growing Women’s Empowerment Through the Moringa Tree  

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Meet Pierrette, a mother of five, a moringa farmer, and entrepreneur from Benin, West Africa. After tragedy hit her family, she formed a moringa farming cooperative. She was able to pull herself and 133 women members out of poverty by growing, processing, and selling moringa tree leaves. Growing Women’s Empowerment …

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Supplier Alliance for Microcredit: Thank You for Making Our Work Possible

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Our annual Prosperity Campaign has raised over $2.7 million since March 1st because of your support! In addition to donations from individuals and Team Members in Whole Foods Market® stores and online, generous Supplier Partners in our $100K Fund and the $50K Supplier Alliance for Microcredit support this effort and …

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$100,000 Fund Partners are Powering Her Potential

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Each year, during March, Whole Foods Market® stores raise funds for Whole Planet Foundation’s work for our annual Prosperity Campaign. Our generous Supplier Partners in the $100K Fund and the $50K Supplier Alliance for Microcredit support this effort and together represent over $1.2 million pledged in contributions for 2018.  The …

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Whole Planet Foundation® Launches 2018 Prosperity Campaign

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 Partners Commit $1.2 Million for Microcredit AUSTIN, Texas (February 16, 2018) – 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 …