At Whole Foods Market – Phillips Crossing, we are active participants in our community. We are extremely proud of our community involvement and the relationships that we continue to make each month! We strive to make a difference by contributing to a number of community events, schools, organizations, and businesses all year long through outreach, donations, partnerships and sponsorships.
Looking to partner with Whole Foods Market – Phillips Crossing? Check out all the great ways we give back to our community.
In-Kind Donations and Event Sponsorships
Whole Foods Market – Phillips Crossing contributes to a number of community events, fundraisers and organizations all year long through product support.
To be considered for a contribution, please complete and submit a Donation Request Form. All forms must be filled out in their entirety and returned at least 6 weeks prior to the event for consideration. Before submitting you application, please read our Donations Guidelines for more information. While we do our best to fulfill as many request as possible, we receive a large number of requests and cannot honor or respond to every one.
If you have any additional request or questions, please email Orlando.Donations@wholefoods.com .
**We are currently accepting applications for 2013 Donate Your Dimes and 5% Days**
Donate Your Dimes
Did you know that Whole Foods Market gives 10 cents per bag to customers who re-use their own shopping bags for their purchased groceries? This program reduces our impact on the environment and now supports local non-profit groups. Customers have the choice to accept their cash refund, or donate the cash back to the store’s chosen non-profit organization or to the Whole Planet Foundation. One local non-profit is chosen each quarter to receive the Donate Your Dime option. To apply to be a Donate Your Dime recipient, please complete and submit a Donate Your Dime Application.
Here are our 2012 Donate Your Dime Recipients:
Quarter 1 – Quest Inc ($3,034.50 raised)
Quest inspires and empowers Central Floridians with disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to learn, live, work and play. Through Quest’s comprehensive family of services, children and adults imagine and achieve their full capabilities. For more information on this organization visit www.QuestInc.org.
Quarter 2 – Poodles & Pooch Rescue ($1,767.00 raised)
Poodles & Pooch Rescue is a 100% volunteer based organization in Central Florida that rescues all breeds, with many of them being older, special needs dogs. They try to rescue the older dogs in shelters that are either ill or not as desirable for adoption and help find them medical care and loving homes. For more information on this organization visit www.PoodleAndPoochRescue.org.
Quarter 3 – Best Buddies ($3,295.28 raised)
Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For more information on this organization visit www.BestBuddiesFlorida.org.
Quarter 4 – Noah’s Light Foundation (Current Donate Your Dimes Organization)
The mission of this Central Florida based organization is “To find a cure for pediatric brain cancer by supporting visionary doctors in pediatric oncology, funding new research in the field, raising awareness of our cause, and enriching the lives of the brave children struggling with this disease.” For more information on this organizations visit www.NoahsLightFoundation.org.
Community 5% Days
Our Community 5% Days are another meaningful way we give back to our community. On designated day throughout the year a total of 5% of the day’s net sales are donated to local non-profit organizations. Customers help support our selected organization just by shopping on these 5% Days.
To apply to be a 5% Day recipient, please complete and submit a 5% Day Application. Also see our 5% Day Guidelines.
Would you like to schedule a store tour for your school or group? We offer tours of our store and can focus on specific areas of study or interest. Please complete and submit a Store Tour Request Form. Tours can be schedule Tuesday through Thursday between 10:00am and 3:30pm and last approximately 45 minutes. Children must be at least 6 year of age to participate.
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