Whole Foods Market® Metro Chicago Community Support Day

Whole Foods Market has a history of establishing a deep commitment to each of the communities it serves. As part of this commitment, the company holds quarterly Community Support Days, in which five percent of one day’s sales are donated to a local nonprofit organization. The Metro Chicago June Community Support Day is being held Wednesday, June 26 to support CHIRP radio, Chicago’s Independent Radio Project. For more information visit chirpradio.org.

The five Metro Chicago Whole Foods Market stores will feature local performance artists (the complete schedule is available below). CHIRP is also hosting a sweepstakes for a prize package at each store. Guests can enter to win a package including the following: CHIRP t-shirt, CHIRP water bottle, CHIRP stainless steel bottle opener, CHIRP earbuds, a pair of lawn tickets to any Ravinia classical music performance this summer, and a pair of tickets to an upcoming July rock show (TBA – different tickets for each store).


When:            Wednesday, June 26

During regular business hours: 8 a.m.-10 p.m.


Where:     Whole Foods Market Chicago

Lakeview (3300 N Ashland Avenue)

4 p.m.: Justin Jahnke

5:30pm: Tim Young of Passerines


Lincoln Park (1550 N Kingsbury St)

4 p.m.: Ayme Frye

5:30 p.m: Anthony Sanders of Island of Misfit Toys


Gold Coast (30 W Huron St)

4:30 p.m: Xoe Wise


South Loop (1101 S Canal St)

4 p.m: Ryley Walker

5 p.m: Dan Rico

Halsted (3640 N Halsted)

5:30 p.m: Matt Campbell



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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 69,000 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 2011, the company had sales of more than $10 billion and currently has more than 325 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

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