This short video shows what real Whole Foods Market Team Members think about Whole Kids Foundation and why they are passionate about this work. It was shared at a quarterly meeting for all Whole Foods Market on September 25, 2018 where Team Members joined in a live-streaming event to hear updates about the company and also learn more about the Foundation. It is also shared on the internal video sharing platform where Team Members can watch the video any time they want to learn more.
Cedars International Next Generation High School is a 100% project based learning public charter school for 8th-12th grade students. With membership in the New Tech Network, expert instructors from Advanced Reasoning In Education, and a focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics), the school recently earned top academic honors from the Texas Education Agency.
Whole Kids Foundation, a Whole Foods Market foundation, is based in Austin, Texas, and operates as an independent, nonprofit organization. By empowering schools and inspiring families, the Foundation aims to help children reach optimal health through the strength of a healthy body fueled by nutritious food. As a Whole Foods Market Foundation, Whole Kids Foundation looks for opportunities to educate, inspire and engage with the over 90,000 Team Members in the company that work across the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.
Other places featured in the video: Cunningham Elementary School/PEAS garden, Sustainable Food Center with Two Hives Honey and Lake Travis School District.