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Panthers Foundation And Whole Foods Market® Partner To Fight Pediatric Cancer

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers

Sunrise, Fla - Sunrise Sports & Entertainment today announced that the Florida Panthers Foundation has partnered with Whole Foods Market to raise funds to benefit the Foundation’s fight against pediatric cancer.

The Panthers Foundation encourages all fans to shop at participating Whole Foods Market locations on Wednesday Feb. 26 as 5% of the net proceeds will be donated to help support the fight against pediatric cancer. Participating Whole Foods Market locations include Coral Springs (810 University Drive), Plantation (7720 Peters Rd), Pembroke Pines (14956 Pines Blvd) and Fort Lauderdale (2000 N Federal Hwy).

“We would like to sincerely thank Whole Foods Market for partnering with us in this wonderful and worthwhile promotion,” said SSE President & CEO Michael R. Yormark. “Fighting to end pediatric cancer is a cause that we are extremely passionate about and we are ecstatic that Whole Foods Market has joined our fight to help us make a difference in the South Florida community.”

The mission of the Florida Panthers Foundation is to build a better future for the children of South Florida. Through philanthropic partnerships, grants, donations and community outreach programs, the Foundation maintains a focus on children’s health, fitness, education and cultural needs.

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About Whole Foods Market®

Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (, NASDAQ: WFM), is the leading natural and organic food retailer. As America’s first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” by Health magazine. The company's motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Thanks to the company’s more than 78,000 Team Members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 15 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2013, the company had sales of $12.9 billion and currently has more than 360 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

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