Since two of our favorite organizations (Whole Foods and Buffalo Bayou Partnership) are having an important day this week, we had to share the news through an extra blog ... if you are a Houstonian be sure to support the Buffalo Bayou Partnership at Whole Foods this week. If you are outside of Houston, do you have organizations that give back to the community where you are ... ? Information from Whole Foods:
WHOLE FOODS MARKET 5% COMMUNITY GIVING DAY TO BENEFIT BUFFALO BAYOU PARTNERSHIP
What: Whole Foods Market – Houston and Sugar Land Stores will host a 5% Community Giving Day on Wednesday, September 5, to benefit the Buffalo Bayou Partnership.
Whole Foods Market will donate five-percent of the day’s net sales from six Houston-area locations to the Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP). Houstonians are encouraged to shop on this day to help transform and revitalize the Buffalo Bayou, Houston's greatest natural resource. Additionally, BBP will have tables at each location with giveaways and fun activities. This is a day you won’t want to miss, so mark your calendars!
Who: Whole Foods Market is passionate about supporting the local causes that are important to their guests and neighbors. Four times a year, Whole Foods Market Houston and Sugar Land stores, hold community giving days where five percent of that day’s net sales are donated to local nonprofit organizations.
When: Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Where: Whole Foods Market participating Houston locations 701 Waugh Dr.; 2955 Kirby Dr.; 4004 Bellaire Blvd.; 6401 Woodway Dr.; 11145 Westheimer and 15900 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land.
About Whole Foods Market® Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (wholefoodsmarket.com, NASDAQ: WFM), is the leading natural and organic food retailer. As America’s first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” by Health magazine. The company's motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Thanks to the company’s more than 69,000 Team Members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNEmagazine for 15 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2011, the company had sales of more than $10 billion and currently has more than 325 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
About the Buffalo Bayou PartnershipBuffalo Bayou Partnership is the non-profit organization revitalizing and transforming Buffalo Bayou, Houston’s most significant natural resource.
The Partnership coordinates the integration of major amenities into the bayou greenbelt and seeks ways to increase community involvement through pedestrian, boating and biking amenities, permanent and temporary art installations, and other natural and built attractions. For more information about the Buffalo Bayou Partnership and its projects, visit www.buffalobayou.org or call (713) 752-0314.
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