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Whole Foods Market Dedham and Riverside Trauma Center Team Up for a 5% Day

Riverside Trauma Center has teamed up with Whole Foods Market in Dedham, Massachusetts, to help raise money for Riverside Trauma Center. On Thursday, May 8, 2014, Whole Foods Market Dedham will donate 5% of the day’s total net sales to Riverside Trauma Center, a service of the nonprofit organization Riverside Community Care. The money raised will aid Riverside Trauma Center’s effort to help people in Massachusetts recover from the overwhelming stress caused by traumatic events by providing community outreach, consultation, and counseling. Traumatic events include natural disasters, serious accidents, suicides, homicides, and terrorism.

Riverside Trauma Center’s highly‐trained licensed mental health professionals have expertise in managing acute trauma, sudden or violent death, traumatic grief, and other highly stressful events. Reactions to traumatic events vary widely, but can include extreme fear, shock, helplessness, and physical symptoms. Riverside Trauma Center offers support services and referrals after traumatic events and responds on‐site by helping individuals identify healthy coping strategies.

Come support Riverside Trauma Center by purchasing your food and beverages on May 8, 2014, at the Whole Foods Market Dedham, 300 Legacy Place in Dedham, MA.

About Whole Foods Market®
Founded in 1980 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 80,000 Team Members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 17 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2013, the company had sales of $12.9 billion and currently has more than 370 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

About Riverside Trauma Center
Riverside Trauma Center, a service of Riverside Community Care, helps people in Massachusetts recover from the overwhelming stress caused by traumatic events, including natural disasters, serious accidents, suicides, homicides, and terrorism by providing community outreach, consultation, and counseling. It also educates communities and organizations about suicide prevention, psychological trauma, and the emotional needs of returning veterans.

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