Whole Planet Foundation(R) Commits $1MM To Grameen America Branch In Austin

Thu, 2014-02-27 16:24
Whole Planet Foundation(R) has committed $1 million to Grameen America to launch operations in Austin, TX. "Poverty is not just a developing-world problem; it's an issue we're battling at home," said Philip Sansone, president and executive director of Whole Planet Foundation. "Microcredit offers real solutions low-income entrepreneurs and their entire families. We're excited to invest in our communities and help our neighbors get a fresh start."

Whole Foods Market Opens in Detroit

Thu, 2013-07-25 06:00
Grameen America was proud to celebrate the grand opening of Whole Foods Market in Detroit on June 5th. Whole Foods Market Co-CEO, Walter Robb, and Detroit Mayor, David Bing joined local residents to celebrate the event. Grameen America and Whole Foods Market held a joint reception at Wayne State University that evening to celebrate our enduring partnership and investment in the city of Detroit. Walter Robb announced the $1M commitment to Grameen America through Whole Planet Foundation, the company's non-profit dedicated to alleviating poverty worldwide.

Whole Planet Foundation® Launches 2013 Annual Prosperity Campaign

Fri, 2013-03-01 18:21
Whole Planet Foundation supports Grameen America as it grows across the country. The Prosperity Campaign takes place in Whole Foods Market® through March 31st. Be sure to check out Grameen America materials at your local Whole Foods Market.

Grameen America chosen for Whole Foods "Nickels for Nonprofits" Drive

Thu, 2013-01-17 11:20
We are proud to announce that Grameen America has been chosen for Whole Foods “Nickels for Nonprofits” drive.  Whole Foods Market brings together shoppers, Whole Foods employees and suppliers in their strong commitment to poverty alleviation through microcredit. From January 21st through February 19th, every Whole Foods Market Oakland and Berkley shopper who brings in a reusable bag can donate their 5 cent credit to Grameen America. Each nickel brings our Bay Area women one step closer to fulfilling their entrepreneurial dream. 

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