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15th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 1 - 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Anthony Bean…

Aug 1 - 2, 2015
Experience over 80 youth giving an electrifying performance in tribute to the… more

Author to Reader Con…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Join us for  a FREE to the public book signing with 80+ authors. Parking… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 1 - 31, 2015
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Hemispheres Cup -…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Two of the best rugby clubs in the world, the Saracens from England and the… more

Louisiana SPCA’s…

Aug 1 - 31, 2015
In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 1 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Saturday Farmers…

Aug 1 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

The Historic New…

Aug 1 - 2, 2015
One of the premier decorative arts events in the country, the four-day program… more

The Sweat Social…

Aug 1 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Whitney White Linen…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Drape yourself in cool, white linen and join 16,000 art aficionados in the Arts… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for the opening reception for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality… more

Off-site Pet…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Off-site Pet Adoption, sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA, will be held in the… more

American Recovery…

Aug 6 - 8, 2015
The American Recovery Association (ARA) and Harding Brooks Associates, LLC… more

Langlois Girls Night…

Aug 6 - Sep 3, 2015
Bring your friends to Langlois on Thursdays or Fridays this summer for girls'… more

Yappy Hour in the…

Aug 6 - 27, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Chef's Taste Challenge

Aug 7 - 7, 2015
The Farm to Table Chefs Taste Challenge (CTC), scheduled for August 7, 2015 at… more

Dirty Linen Night

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Not to be outdone by White Linen Night, Royal Street merchants decided to… more

15th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 1 - 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Giving Thanks to Those Who Have Served and Sacrificed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Kristina Bradford
(225) 287-695
kristina.bradford@wholefoods.com

 

Giving Thanks to Those Who Have Served and Sacrificed
5% Community Giving Day November 14

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the Whole Foods Market Louisiana stores will donate five percent of their November 14 net sales to the following organizations that provide tremendous support and resources:

iPads for Soldiers - www.ipadsforsoldiers.org
ARABELLA
STATION - 5600 Magazine St., New Orleans
(504) 899-9119, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Over 800 iPads have been sent to wounded heroes and those risking their lives every day, which allows for easy communication with family members.

Operation Homefront Louisiana - www.operationhomefront.net/louisiana
BATON
ROUGE - 7529 Corporate Blvd., Baton Rouge
(225) 218-0452, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Operation Homefront has provided counseling, recovery support, and services to alleviate military families or individual's emergency financial burdens, such as mortgages, car repairs, contractor fees, hospital payments, moving assistance, transitional housing, and more.

NOLA Patriots - www.nolapatriots.org
VETERANS
- 3420 Veterans Blvd., Metairie
8 a.m. to 11 p.m., (504) 888-8225

Newly formed, NOLA Patriots provides support, guidance and basic needs for the spouse and dependents of military members during their service and return from deployment.

The November 14th 5% Day is an opportunity for the community to show their appreciation and support for troops, wounded warriors, veterans and their families.

For more information on Whole Foods Market's quarterly 5% Day program, visit http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/.

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About Whole Foods Market®
Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (wholefoodsmarket.com, NASDAQ: WFM), is the leading natural and organic food retailer. As America's first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named "America's Healthiest Grocery Store" by Health magazine. The company's motto, "Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet"TM captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Thanks to the company's more than 69,000 Team Members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America by FORTUNE magazine for 15 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2011, the company had sales of more than $10 billion and currently has more than 325 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.