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Whole Foods Market in Princeton supports National Team Rowers

by Kirsten Spittel, kirsten@usrowing.org | Jun 14, 2016
USRowing is excited to collaborate with Whole Foods Market - Princeton to support the U.S. Olympic Rowing Team. The Princeton community has shown generosity to the athletes of the USRowing Training Center as they prepare for the 2016 Rio Games.

For Immediate Release: June 14, 2016

PRINCETON, N.J. – USRowing is excited to collaborate with Whole Foods Market - Princeton to support the U.S. National Rowing Team. The Princeton community has shown generosity to the athletes of the USRowing Training Center as they prepare for the 2016 Rio Games.

“Princeton is the hometown to USRowing and we love having elite athletes training right here in our community and shopping at our store,” said Jill Rizzi, Marketing Team Leader at Whole Foods Market - Princeton. “We’re committed to providing healthy and sustainable nutrition to families throughout our community. And, we’re excited to partner with USRowing to showcase and garner support for our National Team athletes training in Princeton."

The Princeton area Whole Foods Market will feature two events in June to support the 2016 U.S. National Rowing Team:

Saturday, June 18, 11:30am - 2pm
Have lunch at the Whole Foods Giving Grill. All proceeds from the Grill go directly to support the 2016 Olympic Rowing Team.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 8am - 10pm
5% of each purchase made throughout the day will be donated to the 2016 Olympic Rowing Team. Athletes will make in-store appearances throughout the day.

“The support we’ve received from the Princeton community continues to amaze us,” said Beth Kohl, chief marketing officer of USRowing. “Jill and her team at the Princeton Whole Foods have given our athletes a venue to meet the community that supports them. We’re grateful for their continued support in this Olympic year.”

Events will take place at Whole Foods Market - Princeton: 3495 US Route 1 South, Princeton, NJ 08540.



About Whole Foods Market

Founded in 1978 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (wholefoodsmarket.com, 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 91,000 team members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 18 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2015, the company had sales of more than $15.4 billion and currently has more than 435 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. For more company news and information, please visit media.wfm.com.

About USRowing

USRowing is a nonprofit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the governing body for the sport of rowing in the United States. USRowing has 85,000 individual members and 1,300 member organizations, offering rowing programs for all. USRowing receives generous support from the National Rowing Foundation and its corporate sponsors and partners.

For more information, contact: USRowing Communications, (609) 751-0710, media@usrowing.org.

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