Whole Foods Market® names HealthBarn Foundation’s Healing Meals Program as Beneficiary of 5% Community Giving Day

Bergen County, NJ, September 19, 2017: Whole Foods Market is teaming up with HealthBarn Foundation to support Healing Meals, a nutritious food gifting program for families with ill children and its newly expanded mission to serve seniors in need in the Ridgewood community. As part of Whole Foods Market’s deep commitment to its communities, all stores in Bergen County including Ridgewood, Paramus, Closter and Edgewater will donate 5% of the day’s net sales to support Healing Meals community volunteers who cook and deliver over 2,000 nutritious meals, soups and desserts a month made with fresh natural and organic ingredients.

By shopping at Whole Foods Market on Tuesday, September 19, the proceeds from Whole Foods Market 5% Community Giving Day will directly support Healing Meals recent expansion to serve seniors in need many of whom have diabetes, heart disease and other conditions and live on fixed incomes with limited access to fresh, healthy foods. And, the funding gives Healing Meals support to expand to other towns to serve our seniors.


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