Whole Planet Foundation Partners with Hope for Haiti in Power Your Purpose Virtual 5K

Whole Planet Foundation is grateful to our partners and participants who are mobilizing to support microentrepreneurs around the world on June 27th!

SOURCE: Whole Foods Market Foundations

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Pivoting from a physical 5K Run in Austin, Texas to an online event due to COVID-19 has meant partners like Hope for Haiti are joining Whole Planet Foundation from a safe distance to alleviate poverty through microcredit around the globe.  On average, microcredit loans are less than $200 and enable low-income entrepreneurs, mostly women, to start or develop their own small businesses to support their families.  For the past 5 years, Hope for Haiti has been investing in Haitian economy by making nearly $1 million in grants and loans to support Haitian entrepreneurs and social businesses. 

Join 1,100+ participants by signing up for Whole Planet Foundation’s Power Your Purpose Virtual 5K to run, walk, bike or move for microcredit in any way that suits you. 100% of registration fees for this online event will go to fund microlending programs through Whole Planet Foundation. Participants will enjoy various online discount codes from event partners and get to take a virtual trip to Haiti to see Hope for Haiti's work in healthcare and economic opportunity. 

With experience running poverty alleviation programs in Haiti since 1989, Hope for Haiti has emerged as one of the most trusted non-profit organizations working to improve the quality of life for the Haitian people, particularly children, in southern Haiti. The organization’s team and network of partners provide people with better access to education, healthcare, water, and economic development opportunities. Hope for Haiti is a 4-star charity by Charity Navigator and a participant at the Platinum Level through the GuideStar Exchange, two leading independent evaluators recognizing the organization’s transparency and careful stewardship of donor resources. To learn more: www.hopeforhaiti.com.

Join the Virtual 5K, stay active wherever you are and move for microcredit to lend a hand to entrepreneurs in the United States and around the globe.

About Hope for Haiti

Hope for Haiti is a Naples, Florida, based 501(c)(3) charitable organization with the mission to improve the quality of life for the Haitian people, particularly children. Building upon over 30 years of experience, Hope for Haiti works in four core program areas (Education, Healthcare, Water, and Economic Development) in the Greater South of Haiti.  Hope for Haiti is a 4-star rated charity by Charity Navigator and is a participant at the Platinum Level through the GuideStar Exchange, two leading independent evaluators recognizing the organization’s transparency and careful stewardship of donor resources.

Tweet me: Register for @WholePlanet Foundation's Power Your Purpose Virtual 5K event where participants can run, walk, bike or move for #microcredit in any way that suits them and learn from @HopeforHaiti. https://bit.ly/3hSldct

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