Choirs Wanted: Sing at Whole Foods, Raise Money for Gleaners
- Organization: Gleaners Community Food Bank
- Date(s): Friday through Monday in December at Whole Foods in Troy.
- Contact person: Dawn Danhausen
- Phone: (248) 649-9600 ext 109
- Email: Dawn.Danhausen@wholefoods.com
The following information was provided by Gleaners Community Food Bank.
Whole Foods Market in Troy is seeking local talent to spread cheer this holiday season while helping to feed those in need.
For every hour a choir sings, Whole Food Market will donate $50 in food to Gleaners Community Food Bank.
Whole Foods Market hopes to have vocalists in-store every Friday through Monday in December. Whole Foods Market is urging the community to help spread the word to local talent in Metro Detroit while helping hungry families in our community have a happy and healthy holiday season.
Last year, Gleaners Community Food Bank distributed more than 45 million pounds of emergency food to nearly 600 partner soup kitchens, pantries, schools and shelters in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties.
If your choir is interested, contact Dawn Danhausen at 248-649-9600 ext. 109 or Dawn.Danhausen@wholefoods.com.
About Gleaners Community Food Bank
Founded in 1977, Gleaners is one of the oldest and largest food banks in the country. Today it distributes more than 45 million pounds of emergency food annually, equivalent to nearly 682,000 meals per week. Headquartered in Detroit, Gleaners operates a total of five distribution centers, in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties, which provide food to over 600 partner soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters and other agencies throughout southeastern Michigan. Of every dollar donated, Gleaners uses 94 cents for food and food programs. One dollar provides three meals for a hungry neighbor. Learn more at www.gcfb.org.
About Whole Foods Market
Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (wholefoodsmarket.com, NASDAQ: WFM), is the leading natural and organic food retailer. As America’s first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” by Health magazine. The company's motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Thanks to the company’s more than 73,000 Team Members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 15 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2012, the company had sales of $11.7 billion and currently has more than 340 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.