Whole Planet Foundation Virtual 5K Raises $63,000 for Low-Income Entrepreneurs

Jul 9, 2020 3:45 PM ET
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Fifteen hundred participants joined Whole Planet Foundation’s Power Your Purpose Virtual 5K to run, walk, bike or move for microcredit.  Registration fees, donations and sponsorships from this online event will fund more than 360 microcredit loans through Whole Planet Foundation, creating 1,900 opportunities for low-income entrepreneurs and their family members to change their own lives through entrepreneurship.

Participants received various online discount codes from event partners and a virtual trip to Haiti to see Hope for Haiti's work in healthcare and economic opportunity. Special thanks to event partners including Brooksource and Heart Rate Social, and sponsors including Gold Sponsor Hiball Energy, Silver Sponsor FlexPrint, Medal Sponsor Truff, Media Sponsor Austin Fit Magazine, Bronze Sponsors Brazi Bites, Freestyle Language Center, Jessica’s Natural Foods, PACT, Shoes for Crews and Urban Betty, and Copper Sponsors Cedar’s Foods, Claire Sommers Buck Jewelry, Global CommUnity, Kettle & Fire, Lucid Routes Luxury Travel and The Home Selling Pro Team. 

Whole Planet Foundation deeply appreciates Ten Thousand Dollar Fund members as Virtual 5K honorees including Bragg, Divina (Foodmatch), Evolve, Guayaki, Mad Hippie, Nuun Hydration, ORGANIC INDIA, Primal Kitchen, Pukka Tea, The Seaweed Bath Co., Truff, and Vital Farms.

This outstanding team of supporters is alleviating poverty around the globe.  To learn more and engage in Whole Planet Foundation' s mission, visit wholeplanetfoundation.org.