Invest in a Future without Poverty at Whole Foods this Month
Saturday, February 22nd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Fairfield Whole Foods , free
Whole Foods Market in Fairfield kicked off its Whole Planet Foundation campaign by raffling a variety of prizes that shoppers can win for just a one dollar contribution to the campaign this week. The raffle was first held this Wednesday and will take place this Saturday and Sunday as well. All donations go directly to microlending programs in 59 countries around the world and help more than 330,000 women entrepreneurs.
The store is raffling off seven different gift baskets, a floral arrangement, four tickets to the Fairfield University Quick Center’s Five Little Monkeys performance and two tickets to the Alzheimer’s Associations Band Together concert. See the full raffle list at the bottom.
Whole Foods Market covers all administrative costs for the Whole Planet Foundation which allows donations to go directly to microfinance institutions to support women entrepreneurs in the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The Foundation supports countries from where Whole Foods Market products are sourced.
Stop by the raffle table near the coffee bar to enter to win one of these great prizes:
A cookie platter
One pound shrimp platter
Whole Trade* snacks gift basket
Basket of seasonings, sauces, marinades and rubs for meat
Body Care Gift Basket
Breakfast Basket with Allegro French Roast Whole Trade* Coffee
Assortment of Pre-packed Pizzas
4 Tickets to Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts’ play for children, “Five Little Monkeys,” March 23, 1 p.m.
2 Tickets to the Alzheimer’s Association’s 3rd Annual Band Together Benefit concert, March 14, 6:30 p.m.
*Whole Trade products support fair trade around the world and $1 of every Whole Trade item sold goes towards the Whole Planet Foundation.