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Whole Foods Market Bergen County Locations Partner with Center for Food Action to Celebrate Opening Day in Closter October 19

5% of the day’s sales countywide will be used to support hunger relief and homelessness

(CLOSTER, N.J., October 11, 2016) – In celebration of its grand opening at Closter Plaza in Closter, NJ, Whole Foods Market in Bergen County, NJ has selected the Center for Food Action (CFA) as its opening day and countywide 5% Community Giving Day recipient. On opening day, October 19, Whole Foods Market locations in Closter, Edgewater, Paramus and Ridgewood will donate 5% of net sales to help fight food insecurity in Bergen County. Proceeds of opening day will directly benefit the CFA’s Weekend Snack Program and Thanksgiving Food Pack Distribution, with a goal of providing Thanksgiving meals to more than 3,000 local families in need.

The Closter location will open its doors following the company’s traditional bread breaking ceremony, attended by Mayor John Glidden. The ceremony begins at 8:45 a.m. and doors open at 9:00 a.m. In celebration of opening, the store will offer sales, tastings, giveaways and more to shoppers throughout the day.

For additional information and future announcements, please visit the store’s social media channels: Facebook.com/wholefoodsbergennj  and Twitter & Instagram @wfmbergennj