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Whole Planet Foundation Annual Prosperity Campaign Surpasses $4 Million for Microentrepreneurs

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With the tremendous support of Whole Foods Market shoppers, team members and volunteers, donors, and corporate partners, the Whole Planet Foundation Annual Prosperity Campaign raised $4,249,706 during the month of March.  These efforts will support more than 128,000 people with the chance to lift themselves out of poverty through microcredit. 

Ultra-Poor Graduation Partnership to Reach 4000 in Burundi

by Zoe So
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Whole Planet Foundation was founded to reach people living in poverty around the globe where Whole Foods Market sources products. We are excited to announce our new partnership with Concern Worldwide in Burundi to support their Terintambwe program, which provides case management services to ultra-poor households so they have opportunities to become more self-sufficient and start small businesses.

Whole Planet Foundation Gives "Field Officer Award: Africa and the Middle East"

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To kick off 2019, the Whole Planet Foundation team would like to thank our network of microfinance organizations, the implementing partners who administer the microloans Whole Planet Foundation funds. These partners employ staff members who serve microcredit clients, sometimes traveling miles by foot or motorbike to reach some of the least-served entrepreneurs around the globe. Every quarter, we honor these staff members, or Field Officers, by asking our partner institutions to nominate exemplary candidates for the Whole Planet Foundation Field Officer Award.

50 Farms and No Regrets

Iroquois Valley Farms Organic Farmland REIT
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by Teresa Opheim, Senior VP, Iroquois Valley Farms 

Iroquois Valley Farms has reached a milestone: This spring we added the 50th farm to our portfolio. Our farmland REIT — honored as a “Best for the World” company from B Labs — provides secure land tenure for 35 farm families working nearly 9,000 acres of farmland. More families will be joining the Iroquois Valley Farms fold soon.

Annie’s John Foraker Calls on Bezos to End Food Deserts by 2027

by John Foraker, President of Annie’s, Inc.
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This is a guest post by John Foraker, President of Annie’s, Inc.

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This is a guest post by John Foraker, President of Annie’s, Inc.

Building Thriving Local Food Systems

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Whole Cities Foundation is dedicated to improving individual and community health through collaborative partnerships, education, and broader access to nutritious food. 

For more information, visit wholecitiesfoundation.org

Whole Planet Foundation® Prosperity Campaign Raises $3.4 Million

Funds which will enable Whole Planet Foundation to support an additional 100,350 microentrepreneurs and their family members.
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Whole Planet Foundation partners with microfinance organizations all over the world in order to serve the poorest entrepreneurs who have the least access to financial services. Listen to the words of microfinance staff from the US to Haiti, Morocco to Malawi, Burundi to Bhutan. 

Learn more about the Whole Planet Prosperity Campaign

Whole Foods Market's Foundations

A short overview of Whole Foods Market's three Foundations; their areas of focus, longterm goals, and how you can participate!
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Whole Foods Market established and supports three nonprofit foundations:  Whole PlanetWhole Kid

Whole Planet Foundation’s pre-GRAMMy Showcase & Benefit from 2015 Was A Hit

Whole Planet Foundation is preparing for tomorrow's 2017 event
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Whole Planet Foundation’s pre-GRAMMy Benefit and Showcase from 2015 was a hit!
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