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Upcoming Events

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ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 3 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 3 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

The Foundation…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Sea and Soil a group exhibition… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the annual… more

Saturday Farmers…

Jul 4 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

St. Bernard Salutes…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The St. Bernard Salutes America Committee will host the 31st Annual Celebration… more

The Makeup & Martini…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for the 3rd Annual Beauty and Entertainment event The Makeup &… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 7 - 25, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 7 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… 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.