Whole Foods Market Louisiana stores will donate 5 percent of their net sales on Wednesday, Oct. 21, to local organizations serving animals.
The Baton Rouge location, 7529 Corporate Blvd., will give its proceeds to Yelp!Baton Rouge, which is committed to ending euthanasia of healthy and treatable companion animals throughout the Greater Baton Rouge area. For more information, visit yelpbr.com.
In Lafayette, the store at 4247 Ambassador Caffery Blvd. will give its proceeds to Acadiana Animal Aid (formerly Lafayette Animal Aid), which is a no-kill shelter that has formed a legal advocacy team to address overpopulation with spay/neuter laws and animal cruelty law enforcement.
The Whole Foods Market Arabella Station, 5600 Magazine St., New Orleans, will give its proceeds to The Inner Pup, which works to end pet overpopulation and animal suffering through education.
For more information on the no-kill shelter, which partners with organizations locally and nationally, visit theinnerpup.org.
The New Orleans markets at 300 N. Broad St. and 3420 Veterans Blvd. will give their proceeds to St. Francis Animal Sanctuary, a no-kill companion pet sanctuary with a mission to provide a compassionate, no-kill animal shelter for ill, unadoptable and elderly pets in addition to animal rescue, medical care and temporary haven for adoptable animals. The sanctuary serves as a hurricane emergency response center for rescue organizations and unites with local animal welfare organizations to join national organizations for spay-and-neuter programming addressing animal overpopulation. More information is available at sfas.org.
More information on Whole Foods Market’s Community Giving Day program is available at wfm.com.