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Make Change for Change by Remembering Your Reusable Bags

Wellington, FL - April 21, 2010 - Beginning in April, customers who bring their own shopping bags to Whole Foods Market Wellington will receive a 10 cent refund per bag or can choose to donate the refund to one of two charities; the local Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center (VTRC) or the Whole Planet Foundation. This exciting opportunity to contribute to these local charities will continue through September.
 

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Wellington, FL – April 21, 2010 – Beginning in April, customers who bring their own shopping bags to Whole Foods Market Wellington will receive a 10 cent refund per bag or can choose to donate the refund to one of two charities; the local Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center (VTRC) or the Whole Planet Foundation. This exciting opportunity to contribute to these local charities will continue through September.
 
In honor of this new program, Whole Foods Market Wellington invites the community to a Free Block Party Tasting Event on Tuesday May 4th from 5:30-7:00pm.  Participants will enjoy samples around the store and are invited to stop by the Vinceremos information table in the produce department.  The first 100 people to stop by their table beginning at 5:30pm will receive a FREE reusable bag!
 
VTRC hopes that everyone will remember to grab their VTRC bag and go shopping at Whole Foods Market this summer. If you need a green bag, VTRC has plenty of large bags with their logo on them. Please stop by the VTRC office to purchase one or come visit their table at Whole Foods Market on May 4th.
 
Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center program serves to enhance the lives of special needs people in Palm Beach County. They have provided service to more than 1000 persons with varying emotional and physical disabilities, including at-risk teens.  Please visit www.vinceremos.com for more information.  The Whole Planet Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization established by Whole Foods Market, providing grants to microfinance institutions in Latin America, Africa and Asia who in turn develop and offer microenterprise loan programs, training and other financial services to the self-employed poor. Visit wholeplanetfoundation.org for more information.
 
Whole Foods Market Wellington is now accepting applications for the following 3 month period scheduled to begin September 26, 2010. To apply, 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations are asked to contact the store or pick up an application at the store’s customer service desk.

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