Whole Foods Market to Donate 5 Percent of Sales to UT/West Institute on August 16

August 11, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:          Valerie Morris 

Valerie@mmgmemphis.com

(901) 425-3770

 

Whole Foods Market to Donate 5 Percent of Sales to UT/West Institute on August 16

 

Consumers can support cancer research while shopping at Whole Foods Market on August 16

 

Memphis, Tenn., August 10, 2016 – Five percent of sales made on August 16 at Whole Foods Market Memphis and Germantown will benefit West Cancer Center’s fundraising arm, the University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research, in the areas of discovery, innovation and advancement in the field of adult cancer research and patient education, care and support.

 

“We are excited to help fundraise for this amazing organization and offer 5% of our sales made on August 16 to fund the nationally recognized UT/West Institute and all the amazing work they do in the name of cancer research,” said Emily Lux, Whole Foods Market Marketing Team Leader.

 

West Cancer Center ambassadors will be onsite during the fundraiser to bag groceries for customers and provide registration information for their fundraising event, West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk.

 

“Join us and shop for a cause while raising funds for the incredible, nationally recognized cancer research that is being done right here in Memphis by UT/ West Institute,” said Valerie Morris, West Fight On Director.

 

West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. takes place at Shelby Farms Park on September 17 and will offer participants an array of activities to include road bike courses at three distances, including an 18-mile fun ride, a 34-mile ride, and a 62-mile metric century ride; a 5K run; and a one-mile tribute/remembrance walk. Participants will also enjoy a Celebration Village with food, beverages, education, and entertainment in the park after the activities.

 

Whole Foods Market Memphis is located at 5014 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, Tenn., and store hours are 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Whole Foods Market Germantown is located at 7825 US-72, Germantown, Tenn., and store hours are 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

West Fight On can be found online:

www.westfighton.com

www.facebook.com/westfighton

www.twitter.com/westfighton

 

About West Cancer Center

West Cancer Center provides the best comprehensive cancer treatment in the Mid-South, delivering a complete continuum of care to more than 30,000 patients each year. A true leader in cancer research, West Cancer Center has a longstanding commitment to providing patients access to clinical trials, including Phase I through Phase III studies. Building on the almost 40-year legacy of West Clinic, West Cancer Center continues to provide comprehensive, compassionate care to the Mid-South region. This commitment is strengthened through a robust partnership with Methodist Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In 2014, West Cancer Center established the University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research, a not-for-profit public charity dedicated to the research and development of novel cancer treatments and therapies, and patient education, care and support.

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