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Whole Foods Community Giving Day

Food for Life to Receive 5% of Proceeds from Select Whole Foods Market Stores on Thursday, October 18, 2018

When the South Florida community shops at Whole Foods Market stores in Aventura, Coral Gables, and Miami on Thursday, October 18, 2018, 5% of the day’s net sales from these store locations will be donated to Food For Life Network, Inc.’s Meals on Wheels program.

Since 1987, Food For Life Network’s staff and its volunteers have provided over 2 million meals and groceries to people living with chronic illness and those with emergency food assistance needs. Currently, Food For Life Network food bank serves just over 48,000 meals and groceries each year.

The “Meals on Wheels” program at Food For Life Network, Inc. is available for those who qualify and can no longer travel easily in the Metro Miami Dade area. Groceries and/or Ready-to-eat meals, frozen meals and breakfast items are delivered weekly. Home Delivered Groceries are provided to a limited number of residents. Participating Whole Foods Market locations include:

  • 21105 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura
  • 6701 Red Road, Coral Gables
  • 7930 SW 104th Street, Miami
  • 299 SE 3rd Street, Miami
  • 12150 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami
  • 1020 Alton Road, South Beach

Whole Foods Market’s Store Level Giving Program is dedicated to helping nonprofit organizations in their stores’ local communities that have limited budgets and big hearts. Their giving program supports organizations that address community issues, such as hunger relief, environmental concerns, organic and sustainable agriculture, animal rights and welfare and social services. Their focus is to support innovative groups that strive to make the world a better place. To Whole Foods, a better place is one where the environment is preserved and replenished, communities are strong, health is a priority, organic farming is cherished, and where all living beings are respected.

Food For Life Network, Inc. is a 501[c](3) non-profit organization that provides and delivers groceries, meals and nutritional education to eliminate malnutrition and starvation in men, women, and children living with chronic illnesses in Miami-Dade County since 1987. Food For Life Network, Inc. is a part of Care Resource Community Health Centers, Inc. d/b/a Care Resource.

For media inquiries, please contact Jonathan Welsh, Associate Director of Communications and Development at

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