Health | Wellness,
The Centro Mater Foundation—a local institution that supports quality care and education services for economically disadvantaged children and families—today announced it has been selected by Whole Foods Market Coral Gables as its next Five Percent Day recipient. As part of the April 11 community giving event, five-percent of the day’s net sales will be donated by the store to Centro Mater.
Throughout Five Percent Day, representatives of the Centro Mater Foundation will be present at Whole Foods Market Coral Gables, located at 6701 Red Rd. Volunteers will be passing out reusable totes and kid-friendly recipes, presenting opportunities for giveaways, and encouraging shoppers to learn more about Centro Mater’s mission to strengthen communities through the empowerment of the underprivileged.
Additionally, Whole Foods Market Coral Gables’ Healthy Eating and Green Mission Specialist Camille Lamb will be on hand from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. to answer questions and provide healthy recipe samples, and Leslie Kaplan, co-founder of Ready. Set. Cupcake! by The Piping Gourmets —a line of all-natural, cake batters and buttercream frostings —will lead cupcake decorating for kids from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.