RDK Melanoma is proud to be a recipient of the Whole Foods 5% Charity Day. Join our volunteers and Students Against Melanoma Clubs on January 11th at the Wellington Whole Foods. Take a look into our Dermaview machine and see skin damage caused by overexposure to the sun. Receive an awareness bag and learn how to protect and “love the skin you are in!”

Contact: Brenna Bertram Brenna.Bertram@wholefoods.com (561) 267-8172
Brustman Carrino Public Relations wfm@brustmancarrinopr.com (305) 573-0658

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – Wednesday, January 11, 2017, Whole Foods Market Palm Beach County stores will donate five percent of the days’ net sales to fund four local non-profit organizations. A representative from each organization will be onsite at their respective store locations handing out information. The partnership is part of Whole Foods Market’s 5 Percent Day, in which stores donate 5 percent of their day’s net sales to a local educational or nonprofit organization.

Proceeds from customers who shop at Whole Foods Market Boca Raton will benefit American Association of Caregiving Youth – is a nonprofit that supports children and adolescents who are 18 years of age or younger who provide significant or substantial assistance to relatives or household members who need help because of physical or mental illnesses, disabilities or other conditions. For more information on American Association of Caregiving Youth please visit http://www.AACY.org.

By shopping at Whole Foods Market Palm Beach Gardens proceeds will benefit El Sol, Jupiter’s Neighborhood Resource Center – a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of life of all the residents of Northern Palm Beach County by providing services to those in need, with a focus on day laborers and their families. El Sol supports the community through literacy programs, community gardening, sewing skills lessons, health and wellness initiatives, volunteerism and more. For more information on El Sol, Jupiter’s Neighborhood Resource Center, please visit http://www.FriendsofElSol.org.

By shopping at Whole Foods Market Wellington customer purchases will benefit the Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation, a locally based non-profit whose mission is to save lives through education about the prevention and early detection of skin cancer, especially melanoma. For more information on Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation, please visit http://www.MelanomaFoundation.com.

Lastly, the Whole Foods Market West Palm Beach location will donate five percent of sales to the Center for Creative Education on Wednesday, January 11. The nonprofit’s mission is to inspire learning through the arts. CCE was created more than 20 years ago to strengthen the presence of arts in the classrooms of Palm Beach County, Florida. Today, the Teaching Artists work with thousands of children in schools and after-school programs throughout the County as well as at the Center in West Palm Beach. For more information on Center for Creative Education, please visit http://www.CCEFlorida.org.

Whole Foods Market
– Boca Raton is located at 1400 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431;
(561) 447-0000
Whole Foods Market – Palm Beach Gardens is located at 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave, PBG, FL 33410; (561) 630-3400
Whole Foods Market – Wellington is located at 2635 State Road 7, Wellington, FL 33414;
(561) 904-4000
Whole Foods Market – West Palm Beach is located at 1845 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, WPB 33401 • (561) 471-3800


About Whole Foods Market®
Founded in 1978 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”™ 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 87,000 team members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 19 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2015, the company had sales of more than $15.4 billion and currently has more than 455 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. For more company news and information, please visit media.wfm.com.
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