5% of Net Sales on June 10th to be Donated to Las Vegas PRIDE

Las Vegas, NV, May 15, 2015: Las Vegas PRIDE is delighted to be in partnership with Whole Foods Market Fort Apache. Whole Foods Market on Fort Apache is a year-round sponsor of Las Vegas PRIDE, “we are happy that Whole Foods Market has join our group of sponsors this year” says Ernie Yuen- Executive Director of Las Vegas PRIDE. Their generous donations include supporting our monthly event- Las Vegas PRIDE Family Bingo with donations of gift cards for prizes; donations of water for our monthly PRIDE OUTside hiking events- open to everyone to participate; “The best part is Whole Foods Market Ft Apache is donating all the meals/snacks for the festival volunteers and staff for the Las Vegas PRIDE Festival being held September 19 at the Government Center” says Yuen. This is exciting knowing Whole Foods Market will be providing our volunteers and staff complete organic meals to give them energy that will last the entire day. 3 separate deliveries for the day of the festival are being delivered from the Fort Apache location.

Another exciting event, Whole Foods Market created Community Giving Days (otherwise known as 5% Days) to give back to local communities by providing support to non-profit organizations whose programs directly benefit those communities. One of Whole Foods Market core values is “We serve and support our local and global communities” and our Team Members strive to make the world a better place through volunteerism, donations and healthy eating initiatives.

Please save the date and Shop at Whole Foods Market Fort Apache on Wednesday, June 10th as 5% of the store’s net sales will benefit Las Vegas PRIDE. Whole Foods Market Team Members are part of the local community and they are passionate about supporting the local causes that are important to our shoppers and neighbors. Share the news with your friends, family and colleagues, just by shopping you are helping! We invite you to shop with us and help raise a generous amount of funds to benefit PRIDE Las Vegas.

Participating location:
Whole Foods Market Fort Apache
8855 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV, 89117

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If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Ernie Yuen, please e-mail him at ed@LasVegasPRIDE.org. For more information about SNAPI or Las Vegas PRIDE, visit www.LasVegasPRIDE.org.

The primary objectives and purposes of SNAPI are: To educate the general public to the needs and issues affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community; to provide educational outreach to persons directly or indirectly involved in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community; to advocate and facilitate the exchange of ideas and resources between the various non‐profit Nevada lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or related organizations; to promote a positive image of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and PRIDE; to provide inclusive and diverse representation within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community; to recognize and celebrate the substantial achievements in our community.