From supporting school gardens to donating food each day to area food banks, helping our local community is part of who we are and what we're about. Whole Foods Market at Short Pump proudly supports many non-profit organizations in the Greater Richmond area through a charitable giving program that includes 5% Days, Nickels for Non-Profits, donations of food and gift cards for fundraising events, sponsorships, and team member volunteering opportunities.
Since opening in 2008, our store has donated more than $160,000 in funds and product to Richmond area 501c3 Non-Profit organizaitons.
DONATION GUIDELINES - Be sure to read through the guidelines before applying.
In Kind Donations and Sponsorships
We provide in-kind donations of food and gift cards to many local, 501c3 organizations and schools.
Donation request form
Held four times per year. Whole Foods Market donates 5% of its after-tax profits to a selected non-profit organization.
Nickels for Non-Profits
Customers can choose to donate their nickel bag credits to one of two Richmond charities.
- Through in-store fundraising for our Whole Kids Foundation, we have donated Garden Grants to 7 schools in the Greater Richmond area.
- We support the community garden at the Children's Hospital of Richmond's Healthy Lifestyles Center and have donated to numerous other community garden organizations in Richmond including: Shalom Farms, Tricycle Gardens and William Byrd Community House.
If you are affiliated with a non-profit organization that is interested in applying for a donation, please fill out the appropriate donation form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop it off at the customer service desk. Hard copies of the form can be obtained at the store. You can also mail the application to:
Donations - Marketing Department
Whole Foods Market - Short Pump
11173 West Broad Street
Glen Allen, VA 23060
** Due to the large volume of applications, our store is unable to accomodate all donation requests. Submitting an application is the first step in this process and does not guarantee support of any kind from the store.