Whole Foods announces 5% Day to benefit Zoo Miami

On Thursday, August 31st, all six Miami Whole Foods Market stores will be donating 5% of their net sales to Zoo Miami Foundation. The participating stores are located in Pinecrest, Coral Gables, Downtown, South Beach, North Miami and Aventura. Proceeds raised will support Zoo Miami Foundation’s Education outreach programs for local Miami-Dade schools as well as further its wildlife conservation mission.

Shoppers are encouraged to patronize their local Whole Foods Market that day to help support Zoo Miami. The six stores are located at:

  • 11701 S Dixie Hwy., Pinecrest, FL 33156
  • 6701 Red Rd., Coral Gables, FL 33143
  • 299 SE 3rd Ave., Miami, FL 33131
  • 1020 Alton Rd., Miami Beach, FL 33139
  • 12150 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami, FL 33181
  • 21105 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, FL 33180

Whole Foods Market is passionate about supporting local community causes and organizations. Four times per year, each store holds community giving days called “5% Days”, when they donate to a local nonprofit or educational organization that reflects a cause that shoppers and neighbors care about.

As one of the world’s greatest zoos, Zoo Miami is home to more than 3,000 animals from all over the world. Visitors can now enjoy the NEW Florida: Mission Everglades expansion with alligators, bobcats, a bald eagle, a Florida panther and more impressive Florida natives.  Guests can slide along otters, come face to face with bears, crawl through a tunnel in the crocodile exhibit, float along the Lostman’s River “airboat” ride, play in the Cypress Landing Playground and more!

 

Zoo Miami is located at 12400 SW 152 street; Miami, FL 33177. Hours are 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.; ticket booths close at 4 p.m.  Parking is free. For more information, please visit www.zoomiami.org or call (305) 251-0400.