As a Whole Foods Team Member, you have limitless opportunities to give back to the community. From nominating worthy organisations for support and sponsorship to educating customers about our sustainability efforts, your impact goes a long way.
We are deeply committed to serving and supporting our customers, communities, and suppliers. Learn about our community giving programs and foundations that help support our commitment to nourishing people and the planet.
Whole Planet Foundation funds poverty alleviation worldwide where we source store products. Their mission is to empower the world’s poorest people with microcredit to create or expand a home-based business and lift themselves and their families out of poverty. As a Team Member, you can give a portion of each paycheck to this foundation.
Whole Kids Foundation is a foundation focused on improving the lives of children in school. They provide schools with salad bars for healthier eating, plant school gardens and offer cooking and nutrition education for teachers and staff. As a Team Member, you can help grow the foundation through paycheck donations each pay period.
Whole Cities Foundation is a foundation focused on bringing quality food to cities in need. Whether that’s creating food access solutions, building partnerships with community leaders or even leading healthy eating classes, Whole Cities jumpstarts communities. As a Team Member, you can give a portion of each paycheck to this foundation.
Quality standards don’t just apply to our products. We hold our buildings to the highest standards possible. Reuse, reduce and recycle is a way of life, and we harness alternative energy to offset electricity use in of our stores. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.