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Whole Kids Foundation®

Whole Kids Foundation, an independent, nonprofit organization established by Whole Foods Market in 2011, is based in Austin, Texas. The Foundation supports schools and inspires families to improve children’s nutrition. For more information on Whole Kid Foundation’s programs, including school gardens, salad bars and nutrition education for teachers, visit wholekidsfoundation.org.

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50 New School Beehives Funded by Whole Kids Foundation® and The Bee Cause Project
AUSTIN, Texas, April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, Whole Kids Foundation and The Bee Cause Project announced 50 new school beehive grant recipients. The recipients cover 34 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces, providing educational opportunities around biology, agriculture, ecology, nutrition and business for 25,000 students. The Whole Kids Foundation Honey Bee Grant program allows...
Apr 4, 2017 10:00 AM ET
Kids Cook Fresh Contest
Whole Kids Foundation is on a mission to help kids eat better and enjoy it! Established as a 501(c) 3 organization by Whole Foods Market in 2011, we believe that real food should taste good and be good for you. This fall, we are delighted to launch a kids cooking contest to spark culinary curiosity for budding junior chefs, allowing...
Mar 6, 2017 8:00 AM ET
Blackhawk Network Gift Card Sales At Whole Foods Market Generate $100,000+ For Whole Kids Foundation
This past holiday season, Whole Foods Market collaborated with Blackhawk Network, a leading global stored value and payments provider, to introduce a selection of carefully curated gift cards from leading brands in stores throughout the U.S. Through an innovative program, a portion of sales from these cards generated more than $100,000 for Whole Kids Foundation over the holidays to further the...
Feb 13, 2017 8:05 AM ET
School Food Director Embraces Buying Power, Diversity to Improve Menus
One rainy day last fall, Anneliese Tanner scrolled through photos of sweet potatoes on her phone. The managers at some of the 114 school cafeterias under her watch in the Austin Independent School District were posting photos of the vegetables as their cooks made baked sweet potatoes for the first time. All morning long, Tanner kept an eye on how everyone was reacting to the...
Feb 7, 2017 10:05 AM ET
Whole Kids Foundation and United Health Foundation Celebrate Innovative Approaches To Engaging Kids in the Meaning of Good Food
We all know we should eat good food in order to stay health.  But what is good food? Helping kids discover the answer is the reason Whole Kids Foundation and United Health Foundation have awarded $200,000 to nine schools and nonprofit organizations through the Healthy Kids Innovation Grant...
Feb 3, 2017 8:00 AM ET