WHO: Whole Foods Market 35 stores in Northern California and Reno.

WHAT: Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day on September 14. A few times a year, each Whole Foods Market sets aside a day on which five percent of the day's net sales is contributed to a local 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

INFO: Each store has selected a school, education foundation or school-related non-profit organization to support in its community. A full list of stores can be found at www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores. A sampling of benefiting organizations include: Berkeley Public Education Foundation, Santa Cruz Education Foundation, Urban Sprouts, The San Francisco Education Fund, Washoe County School District, Redwood City Education Foundation, William Cobb Elementary, The Junior Achievement of Northern California, Project Lunch / Marin City School Lunch Program and Santa Clara Family Health Services. WHEN: Wednesday, September 14 WHERE: All Whole Foods Market Northern California and Reno stores.

CONTACT: Jennifer Marples jennifer@koacommunications.com tel. 415.986.1593