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Whole Foods Market to Give Back 5% of Sales to NYC Neighborhood Parks on Wednesday, November 2

Retailer’s 5% Community Giving Day awards percentage of net sales to local non-profits

(NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 31, 2016) – Whole Foods Market stores in New York City are joining forces with various city parks to celebrate the retailer’s 5% Community Giving Day. On Wednesday, November 2, 5% of the day’s collective net sales from all 10 Whole Foods Market stores in Manhattan and Brooklyn will benefit Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, Friends of Hudson River Park, Marcus Garvey Park, and a special project on Governors Island. Shoppers making purchases on this day will support each organization’s missions to continue to improve our city parks. Past 5% Days in New York City have raised more than $100,000 for partnering organizations.

Proceeds from all 10 Manhattan and Brooklyn locations including Bowery, Chelsea, Columbus Circle, Midtown East, Tribeca, Union Square, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Third & 3rd (BK), and Williamsburg (BK), will be distributed and shared equally amongst the four organizations. To find the Whole Food Market closest to you, see here.

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