September 2012

Tue
04
Blood Drive
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ parking lot
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Blood Drive
Tuesday, September 4th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
parking lot, Free

Please schedule an appointment with Customer Service. Walk-ins are welcome if time permits.

Did you know that 4.8 million Americans would die each year without life saving blood transfusions? And that 25% of us will need blood at some time in our life? Blood often runs short and we need your help replenishing the supply. All donors receive a free goodie bag. Bring four or more friends and get a Whole Foods Market gift card. (e-mail Dana.Sommers@wholefoods.com for details.)

Tue
04
Lunch Line Revolution
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ near salad bar
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Lunch Line Revolution
Tuesday, September 4th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
near salad bar, Free

You’ve heard all about it and now our famous pack-your-lunch line is back! We love helping families kick off the school year right by helping school aged kids pack their own healthy lunch… for FREE! Your kids learn how to select foods to keep their energy high and bodies fit. Kids leave with a full lunch ready to bring to school the next day. Come back each day and parents get the entire first week of school off from packing lunches!

Wed
05
Lunch Line Revolution
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ near salad bar
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Lunch Line Revolution
Wednesday, September 5th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
near salad bar, Free

You’ve heard all about it and now our famous pack-your-lunch line is back! We love helping families kick off the school year right by helping school aged kids pack their own healthy lunch… for FREE! Your kids learn how to select foods to keep their energy high and bodies fit. Kids leave with a full lunch ready to bring to school the next day. Come back each day and parents get the entire first week of school off from packing lunches!

Thu
06
5% Day: Please Touch Museum
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ store-wide
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5% Day: Please Touch Museum
Thursday, September 6th
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
store-wide, Free

On this very special day, we invite a local non-profit organization to join us and share their story with the community, then we donate 5% of our day’s sales. Today we are joined by the Please Touch Museum. Since 1976, Please Touch Museum has been the Children’s Museum of Philadelphia. Stop by their table to learn more about their mission to enrich the lives of children by creating learning opportunities through play as well as programs for underserved communities. http://www.pleasetouchmuseum.org/

Thu
06
Lunch Line Revolution
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ near salad bar
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Lunch Line Revolution
Thursday, September 6th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
near salad bar, Free

You’ve heard all about it and now our famous pack-your-lunch line is back! We love helping families kick off the school year right by helping school aged kids pack their own healthy lunch… for FREE! Your kids learn how to select foods to keep their energy high and bodies fit. Kids leave with a full lunch ready to bring to school the next day. Come back each day and parents get the entire first week of school off from packing lunches!

Sat
08
eCycle Collection
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ parking lot
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eCycle Collection
Saturday, September 8th
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
parking lot, Free

Did the kids need new computers for school? Maybe you just upgraded to a HD TV? Keep those old electronics out of the landfill… eCycle them! Bring your old, unwanted electronics to our eCycle event where eForce Compliance will recycle them right here in the USA! Bring your small appliances, phones, and even televisions! For more information visit http://eforcecompliance.com/collection_events.html

Sat
08
ShoeBox Recycling Collection
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ parking lot
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ShoeBox Recycling Collection
Saturday, September 8th
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
parking lot, Free

Now that the kids have outgrown their summer clothes and are sporting those nice, new school clothes, it’s time to clean out their closets. Bring all of your unwanted but usable clothing, shoes, belts, and bags so they can be given a fresh, new life with another family. ShoeBox Recycling is a local company committed to helping those in need. http://shoeboxrecycling.com/

Sun
09
Sidewalk Sale
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ front patio
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Sidewalk Sale
Sunday, September 9th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
front patio, varies

Looking for great bargains? Look no further! Our annual sidewalk sale fundraiser for Whole Kids Foundation is the perfect place to get those deals you’re always on the lookout for. Stock up on some of your favorite seasonal items. 100% of money collected goes to the Whole Kids Foundation to support school gardens, salad bars, and healthy eating education. www.wholekidsfoundation.org

Mon
10
Dr.Hauschka Skin Care Presents: Seven is Your Skin's Lucky Number
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ conference room
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Dr.Hauschka Skin Care Presents: Seven is Your Skin's Lucky Number
Monday, September 10th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
conference room, Free

Please register at Customer Service.

True, your skin is feeling pretty lucky right now. All Dr.Hauschka face care is on sale through September 11, and you have an opportunity to learn seven facts (and then some!) that will change your skin.  Join a Dr.Hauschka Skin Care educator to learn how you can create healthy, beautiful and radiant skin with the glow you've always wanted.  Snacks, gifts and fun provided!

Sat
15
Swap Meet
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ parking lot
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Swap Meet
Saturday, September 15th
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
parking lot, $10 per 10x10 space

Please register for your space at Customer Service.

Looking for a place to sell your unwanted household items? Look no further than the Whole Foods Market Swap Meet! At our monthly Swap Meet you have the chance to sell directly to the thousands of shoppers entering the store. Spaces are $10 each and 100% of the money goes to charity. You just bring a table and the stuff you want to sell! Interested in reserving a space? Just sign up at Customer Service!

Sun
16
Giving Grill: Abington YMCA
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ front patio
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Giving Grill: Abington YMCA
Sunday, September 16th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
front patio, varies

Grab a hot, juicy burger, plump hot dog, mouth-watering mushroom, or vibrant veggie burger. Enjoy your lunch knowing that 100% of the money raised will go to the Abington YMCA scholarships for families in need. Stop by the YMCA table to learn more their programs.

Sun
16
Meet Simon's Fund
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ aisle 8
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Meet Simon's Fund
Sunday, September 16th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
aisle 8, Free

Cardiac arrest isn’t just an adult thing. It takes the lives of thousands of children every year. Simon’s Fund protects kids by checking their hearts for defects. Meet volunteers from this important group to find out how to have your children tested. Then reuse a bag and donate your 5 cent refund to this Nickels for Non-Profits organization. http://www.simonsfund.org/

Sat
22
Art Show Recpetion: CONCERN
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ cafe
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Art Show Recpetion: CONCERN
Saturday, September 22nd
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
cafe, Free

Our monthly art shows are back just in time for back to school. We’re kicking off the fall art show season with beautiful pieces from the kids of CONCERN. CONCERN, a nonprofit child welfare agency, has provided foster care, life skills training and services to over 14,000 children and teens since 1978. Meet some of the artists and enjoy light refreshments.

Sun
23
Giving Grill: Sara Smiles
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ front patio
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Giving Grill: Sara Smiles
Sunday, September 23rd
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
front patio, varies

We’re grilling twice this month! Our succulent burgers, plump hot dogs, mouth-watering mushrooms, and satisfying veggie burgers taste even better when you know that 100% of the money raised will go to the Sara Smiles. The organization’s mission is to make happy memories for all children who are struggling with cancer by providing a variety of resources to entertain, comfort, and educate while in the hospital.

Tue
25
Weight Loss the Natural Way
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Weight Loss the Natural Way
Tuesday, September 25th
6:30 PM
cafe, Free

Please register at Customer Service.

Weight loss is probably the biggest topic in healthcare yet more often than not, despite all of the information available, people still struggle with shedding excess pounds. At this class Herbalist Wendy Whiting will help you discover why weight loss isn't an easy process and learn simple, nutritious recipes for trimming down. Plus, she'll talk about some underlying causes of weight gain along with a few common herbs that can help reduce inflammation in the body, a common contributor to obesity.
 

 

Thu
27
Half PInts Kids Club: Get Your Snack On!
5:00 PM @ cafe
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Half PInts Kids Club: Get Your Snack On!
Thursday, September 27th
5:00 PM
cafe, $5 per child

Please register at Customer Service.

We all know how important it is for kids to have a healthy lunch during their school day, but let’s not stop at nutritious lunches. Today we’ll show your kids how to make their own healthy snacks that will give them energy and keep them going throughout the busy school day. There will be snacks to enjoy here and to take home.

Events At Nearby Stores

Kids Club
Monday, September 22nd
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Community Room, Free

 

Join us in our Community Room for a kid-friendly activity.

 

Join us in our Community Room for a kid-friendly activity.

Kiddie Yoga with Water and Rock Studio: Ages 2-6
Monday, September 22nd
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Room, $5 Donation to the Whole Kids Foundation

It’s time to get moving! Join us for kids yoga classes in our community room courtesy of Water and Rock studio. Sunday, September 21st from 10-11am we will be hosting a class for kids ages 7-14; on Monday, September 22nd from 11-12 pm we will be hosting a class for kids ages 2-6 pm. Please RSVP to reserve your spot by calling 610-832-0010. Class is a $5 donation benefiting the Whole Kids Foundation.

It’s time to get moving! Join us for kids yoga classes in our community room courtesy of Water and Rock studio.

MONDAY MUNCHIES: Demo
Monday, September 22nd
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Express Lanes, FREE

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Genevieve in front of our express lanes, as she will be focusing on quick & delicious recipes that are sure to please!