Help us Bag Hunger this holiday

November 3, 2010 at 6:47 am 1 comment

Whole Foods Market stores are teaming up with Cooking Matters™ and Gleaners Community Food Bank to help alleviate hunger this winter. Shoppers at Whole Foods Market locations in Rochester Hills, West Bloomfield and Troy can purchase a Bag Hunger™ grocery tag to donate to us.

“Whole Foods Market considers community involvement a high priority,” said Whole Foods Market Midwest Regional President, Michael Bashaw, in a press release. “Programs like this are especially needed during the holidays and it is an honor to match our customers’ generous donations.”

The Bag Hunger program begins today and runs through Friday, Dec. 31. Shoppers can purchase a gift tag valued at $5, $10 or $20, which represents a food donation at wholesale cost. Each store will purchase groceries to donate to us!

Support us this holiday season by going to Whole Foods and committing to Bag Hunger.

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  • 1. jhartrick  |  November 3, 2010 at 4:06 pm

    Come visit a Cooking Matters staff at the three Whole Foods locations this Saturday 11/6/10 from 12 – 3 pm to learn more about how you can help!

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