Whole Foods Market donates 5 percent of Sept. 13 sales (update: $3,700 raised)

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Update September 22: Through the campaign held on Tuesday, September 13, Whole Foods Market donated 5% of its net sales earned to the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry totaling $3,745.

CML Executive Director, Denis Chirles said, “Whole Foods Market has been a wonderful partner to CML and the young children we serve. We could not be more thankful for their continued generosity and support. We thrive on community support and with this generous donation from Whole Foods and the support from our Museum visitors and members who shopped that day, our organic kid’s garden will continue to thrive as well!”

FIrst reporting: Whole Foods Market has pledged to donate 5% of their net sales earned on Tuesday, September 13, to the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry.

The funds donated will be used exclusively to revitalize and maintain CML’s organic gardens which are used for numerous Field Trips, Museum events and visitor education and enjoyment. CML will also be on site that day providing fun crafts for little grocery shoppers.

The only Whole Foods Market in the Charleston area is located at 923 Houston Northcutt Boulevard in Mt. Pleasant and is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week. 

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