Providence, RI (September 17, 2015)
The UNFI IX-ONE Charity Golf Tournament, held on September 14, 2015 at Ledgemont Country Club and Pawtucket Country Club in Rhode Island, raised $135,000 to benefit the UNFI Foundation.
During the past four years, the UNFI Charity Golf Tournament has raised more than $450,000 for nonprofits in Providence, providing vital funding for a variety of critical programs in the areas of family and children’s issues, as well as the UNFI Foundation.
The UNFI Foundation is a private foundation that works to promote healthy, organic food systems in the United States. The proceeds from this event will support the UNFI Foundation’s priorities:
- Increasing organic production
- Providing research and science to develop organic farming practices
- Protecting the biodiversity of our seed supply and the stewardship of genetic resources or organic seed
- Teaching organic farming practices that promote conservation of resources
- Fostering the next generation of organic farmers
About United Natural Foods
United Natural Foods, Inc. carries and distributes more than 80,000 products to more than 40,000 customer locations throughout the United States and Canada. The Company serves a wide variety of retail formats including conventional supermarket chains, natural product superstores, independent retail operators and the food service channel. United Natural Foods, Inc. was ranked by Forbes Magazine in 2014 as one of “America’s Best Managed Companies,” ranked by Fortune in 2012 as one of its “Most Admired American Companies,” and chosen by Food Logistics Magazine as one of its 2012 Top 20 Green Providers.
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