As a result of the “5% Day” held on behalf of FOCRLS at the three Cambridge Whole Foods locations on September 12, 2012, Whole Foods will donate 5% of its profits that day. The day generated a lot of excitement on the part of the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School families, volunteers, staff, and students. Over twenty parents, staff members, and students turned out to volunteer in the stores, greeting customers and telling them about the high school. And many more came out to support CRLS and Friends of CRLS by shopping that day.
Peter Sharon, Marketing Director at the Prospect Street store, said, “I could not be more pleased. Thanks so much for rallying the troops! One aspect of my job as a marketer, arguably the most important one, is to create a feeling of connectedness between the store and the community. Seeing the FOCRLS volunteers and students greeting friends and neighbors in the store and sharing the news about that partnership exemplified that perfectly… the day was an absolute success!”
We couldn’t agree more. Thank you Whole Foods!
–See the photos taken that day in this online album.
–See the front page article on the event in the September 2012 issue of the Register Forum, the student newspaper at CRLS, here.