New York, NY—Hippeas is donating up to $50,000 to Whole Kids Foundation, according to a press release. The contribution will be invested in grants for school gardens, salad bars, and beehives, helping 7.3 million children make healthy food choices.
For every Hippeas 4oz bag and 6-pack of 1oz bags sold at Whole Foods Market locations in the U.S. between August 28 and September 17, Hippeas will donate a portion of sales to the Foundation.
Lindsey Valliere, Hippeas’ VP of marketing, said in the release: “We are always looking for ways that we can help support local communities and families and are inspired by the work that Whole Kids Foundation is doing. We are pleased and humbled to participate in the ‘Growing Healthy Kids Campaign’ that builds awareness about healthy eating habits in kids and increases access to healthy foods in schools. We encourage everyone to please pick up a 4oz bag or a 6-pack of 1oz bags of HIPPEAS at your local Whole Foods Market today to reach our donation goal of $50,000.”
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Nona Evans, president and executive director of the Foundation, said in the release: “We are so grateful to have such strong support from Whole Foods Market vendors who share our passion for inspiring families to improve children’s nutrition and wellness. With this contribution, we will be able to continue our mission of helping millions of children make healthy food choices.”