5% of Everything You Buy at Whole Foods on Thursday, April 18, Will Go to Worcester Environmental Council

by | Apr 12, 2019 | Headlines, Business, News

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WORCESTER – Make your next visit to Whole Foods on Thursday, April 18. 

The Worcester Regional Environmental Council [REC] announced on Friday that their organization would be receiving 5% of net sales from the Whole Foods Market in Shrewsbury next Thursday as part of the market’s annual Community Giving Days.

All sales on Thursday by Whole Foods Market will go towards REC’s commitment to youth employment and the development of urban agriculture. 

The Shrewsbury Whole Foods will be one of more than 500 Whole Foods Market locations participating in the company’s Community Giving Day — an initiative of Health Food Access,  investing in organizations, partnerships, projects and events that improve access to healthy food for all, provide healthy eating and cooking resources and education, and highlight the essential role of healthy food in local communities. 

The REC was founded in 1971 and has been dedicated to building healthy, sustainable and just communities in Worcester for more than 40 years

WHAT: Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day to benefit Regional Environmental Council

WHEN: Thursday, April 18, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

WHERE: Whole Foods Market, 193 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury, MA 01545


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