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Whole Cities Foundation Awards 12 Newark Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grants up to $15,000 Each to Advance Local Food System

The $167,970 Investment in Local Initiatives Spans All Five Wards
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NEWARK, N.J., April 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit broadening community access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that 12 locally led nonprofit organizations in Newark have been awarded up to $15,000 each through the annual Newark Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant.

$150,000 in Grants Available to Newark-led Organizations Advancing Access to Fresh, Healthy Food

Whole Cities Foundation Newark Grant Application Window Now Open
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NEWARK, NJ, January 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit that works alongside community-based organizations to improve neighborhood health by broadening access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that Newark organizations can apply for $150,000 in grants through its annual Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant from January 13 through February 16, 2021. 

Whole Foods Market Nonprofit Foundations Launch Fundraising Campaign to Support Local and Global Communities

Shoppers and suppliers alleviate poverty, improve children’s nutrition and expand healthy food access and nutrition education
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Whole Foods Market’s three philanthropic Foundations have combined forces to kick off the Communities Campaign today, a two-week drive to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join the retailer in efforts to alleviate global poverty, improve children’s nutrition and increase healthy food access in communities facing barriers. 

Whole Cities Foundation Awards 40 Community First Grants to Amplify Locally Led Healthy Food Access Solutions

$320,000 Invested in 33 Cities Spanning 21 States
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AUSTIN, Texas, October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit broadening community access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that it will award 40 Community First Grants this fall to nonprofit organizations in the U.S. 

The Foundation’s Community First Grants support community-led nonprofits with programs focused on creating long-term fresh, healthy food access and more equitable and sustainable local food systems. Each grant partner will receive $8,000 for a total investment of $320,000 by Whole Cities Foundation. 

GrowGeneration® to Donate Hydroponic Growing Systems to Urban Farms and Nonprofits Across the U.S. in Partnership with Whole Cities Foundation

Investment Demonstrates the Power of Partnerships to Support Community Gardens, Urban Farms and Agriculture Skill Development
Press Release

DENVER, Colo., August 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - GrowGeneration Corp. (NASDAQ:GRWG), ("GrowGen" or the "Company"), the largest chain of stand-alone specialty hydroponic and organic garden centers, today announced its partnership with Whole Cities Foundation. Founded by Whole Foods Market in 2014, the independent, nonprofit organization is based in Austin, Texas, and has partnered with more than 190 community organizations in 100 cities across the U.S.

11 Newark-led Organizations Awarded up to $15,000 Each to Advance Community Health and Fresh Food Access

Whole Cities Foundation Invests $150,000 in Local Initiatives Spanning All Five Wards
Press Release

NEWARK, N.J., April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/— Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit broadening community access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that 11 Newark nonprofit organizations have been awarded up to $15,000 each through the annual Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant.

$150,000 in Grants Available for Newark-led Organizations to Improve Community Health and Fresh Food Access; Applications Being Accepted Now

Whole Cities Foundation Commits to Additional Three-Year Investment of $555,000 for Newark’s Local Food Initiatives
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NEWARK, NJ, January 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit that works alongside community-based organizations to improve neighborhood health by broadening access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that Newark organizations can apply now for $150,000 in grants through February 20. 

Whole Kids Foundation Grants $500,000 to Provide 150 New Salad Bars to Schools Across the U.S.

More than 75,000 Students Now Can Choose Fresh Veggies. Schools Embrace Salad Bars as Proven Strategy to Promote Healthy Eating for Students.
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AUSTIN, Texas, February 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that 150 new salad bars will be provided to schools in the U.S. this year. The $500,000 investment will ensure more than 75,000 students will have access to fresh healthy produce at school.

Whole Cities Foundation Awards 44 Community First Grants to Increase Healthy Food Access in Local Communities Across the U.S.

$220,000 invested in 40 cities spanning 26 states
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AUSTIN, Texas, November 13, 2017) – Today, Whole Cities Foundation, an independent nonprofit foundation established by Whole Foods Market, announced 44 new Community First Grant recipients. Now in its second year, the Community First Grant Program aims to support partnerships between Whole Foods Market Team Members and locally led, fresh food access projects.

Englewood Square Celebrates 1st Year: 'We Are Growing Something Good'

By Andrea V. Watson, DNAinfo
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ENGLEWOOD — Whole Foods and Englewood Square marked its first anniversary in Englewood Monday with a big celebration featuring the mayor, aldermen and local entrepreneurs.

“It’s a good day for me,” said Ald. Toni Foulkes (16th). “I’ve been walking these streets since I was seven.”

“I know that JoAnn is watching,” Foulkes said about the late Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th), who had the vision for Englewood Square.  

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