Community Giving @ Eighty-Sixth St.

Whole Foods Market is a company with a conscience. We believe companies, like individuals, must assume their share of responsibility as tenants of Planet Earth. We believe passionately in supporting the Indianapolis community and are actively involved by:

Donating goods and services to local organizations
Sponsoring community events and health fairs
Educating adults and children with interactive tours of the store


Our Community Support (5%) Days are one meaningful way we give back to our community. On designated days throughout the year a total of 5% of the day’s net sales are donated to local 501c3 non-profit organizations. Customers help support our selected organizations just by shopping on these 5% Days.


Our One Dime at a Time program provides an incentive to our customers to eliminate single-use bags and develop stronger communities all at the same time. At the register, customers will have the option to receive a 10 cent per bag refund as cash back off their receipt or they can choose to donate it to that quarter’s selected local non-profit.


We are excited to be able to help the Indianapolis community with a variety of partnership opportunities throughout the year, including:

Event Assistance (single event or a series of events)
Donations (usually product donation for charity purposes)

All requests for 5% Community Support Days, One Dime At A Time, and Community Partnerships are reviewed on a monthly basis and recipients will be notified as soon as possible. Please be advised that due to the large volume of requests that we receive, we require a minimum of 6-8 weeks advanced notice for any donation. Unfortunately, we can not honor every request and will only contact you if we can provide a donation for your organization. If you are interesting in applying for a donation/sponsorship/invitation to a health fair or other event, please apply online at