Whole Kids Foundation Fundraiser!
Saturday, September 29th
Whole Food Market Annapolis, FREE
WHOLE FOODS MARKET ANNAPOLIS HOSTS A DAY OF ACTIVITES BENEFITING THE WHOLE KIDS FOUNDATION AND
CELEBRATES THE FIRST NATIONAL GREEN APPLE DAY OF SERVICE
From live entertainment, treats, silent auction to cooking, the family friendly event aims to benefit and raise awareness about Whole Kids Foundation
The family friendly event, with all proceeds benefitting the Whole Kids Foundation who is dedicated to helping kids eat better – and enjoy every nutritious bite, will have the store all the buzz with multiple activities taking place. From physical activities, cooking and delectable eats, the store offers something for everyone - see highlights below:
- Get Moving: For some physical fun, kids can take a Zumba lesson in the store’s café from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM. Admission is $5.
- Bite into Fall: Near the front entrance, green candied apples and potted herbs and vegetable plants will be sold (all day).
- The Giving Grill: Rain or shine, the Giving Grill will offer hot dogs, hamburgers, salad, chips, cookies, bottled water and sodas (all day).
Additionally, there will be a silent auction will feature dozens of items from Whole Foods Annapolis Market and Annapolis Towne Centre retailers and restaurants, plus offerings from other Annapolis-area businesses. The winners for each item will be announced at 3 p.m.
Affiliated with the first national Green Apple Day of Service program and Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, the day of service will include over one hundred schools, and teachers, students, parents, elected officials and more participating in events throughout the metropolitan area.
The Whole Kids Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 2009 with the goal of putting fresh, healthy salad bars in over 6,000 schools across the country by 2013, and, through its Garden Grant Project, enabling schools to help revive children’s relationships with food through the power of gardening. The foundation has already placed salad bars in over 500 schools. For more information, visit www.wholekidsfoundation.org.