Whole Foods Market proudly supports our local Philadelphia community in a variety of ways. Every store donates food to local shelters and food banks every day. Team members donate their time and expertise to a variety of local nonprofits. In addition, each store maintains its own charitable giving programs – In-Kind Donations, Nickels for Nonprofits and 5% Days. If you are interested in applying to participate in our giving programs, please see below:
Throughout the year, Whole Foods Market makes in-kind donations of food, drinks and gift cards to community events and nonprofit fundraisers. To apply, please select your closest store below and complete the online application. (Please apply to ONLY one store)
Please note that we require minimum eight weeks advanced notice to consider a request; events less than eight weeks away cannot be submitted. Due to the volume of applications that we receive from many worthwhile candidates, an application is not a guarantee of support.
Nickels for Nonprofits and 5% Days
Nickels for Nonprofits: If you have shopped with us before, you know that five cents is taken off your bill for every shopping bag you reuse. You also have the option to donate that nickel to featured local nonprofit organizations. These nickels add up into real support, allowing Whole Foods Market and our customers to make a real difference in our community! To apply for this program, please select your closest store from the list below and complete the online application. (Please apply to ONLY one store)
5% Days: On select days throughout the year, 5% of sales at every store is donated to a local non-profit organization. Customers and supporters come together to raise funds for our selected organizations just by shopping at Whole Foods Market on these days. To apply for this program, plase select your closest store from the list below and complete the online application. (Please apply to ONLY one store)
Please note that Nickels for Nonprofits & 5% Day applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis. Due to the volume of applications that we receive, your organization will only be contacted if we have questions regarding your application or if you are selected. Your application remains on file if your organization is not selected, and will continue to be reviewed. We have many worthwhile applicants, and an application is not a guarantee of support.
Don't see the Philadelphia-area Whole Foods Market store you're looking for? Visit wfm.com/donate to apply online for a donation today!