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Whole Foods Market Selects The Environmental Center as 5% Day Recipient for April

Apr 11, 2013 -

Whole Foods Market® has selected The Environmental Center to receive 5% of all sales on Wednesday, April 24th.

“Caring about our communities and environment is one of our company’s core values. The partnership between Whole Food Market® and The Environmental Center is a perfect example of how two like-minded organizations can come together and do great things in the community” says Jason Valdez, Marketing and Community Relations Leader at the Bend store.

The Environmental Center’s mission is to embed sustainability into daily life. We translate sustainability into practical action in order to create a healthy future for people and the planet.  “Whole Foods Market® is an important community partner for our organization. We greatly appreciate being chosen as the 5% Day beneficiary in April as we celebrate Earth Day this month” says Mike Riley, Executive Director of The Environmental Center.

About The Environmental Center

Our programs incorporate education and advocacy to advance our vision of a sustainable Central Oregon. They include: educating youth, promoting zero waste, advocating for sustainable business, and operating a community campus that demonstrates sustainability in action.

Find us on the web at www.envirocenter.org or at our public facility at 16 NW Kansas Avenue in downtown Bend, Oregon.

About Whole Foods Market® in Oregon and Southwest Washington

Whole Foods Market is a leader in the natural and organic foods industry and America’s first national certified organic grocer. The Whole Foods Market motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures the company’s mission to find success in customer satisfaction and wellness, employee excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Oregon’s Whole Foods Market stores are committed to their communities, sourcing locally grown and produced products whenever possible and donating to local charities and nonprofit groups as a result of community giving programs. Based in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market has been ranked one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine.