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Creating Opportunity Through Microcredit

Guest Blog Post By Whole Planet Foundation Digital Media Specialist, Katelyn Gorski Giving people the hand up they need to change their own lives is a goal Greyston Bakery and Whole Planet Foundation share. Greyston provides employment opportunities that provide a gateway out of poverty. Whole Planet Foundation is alleviating poverty by partnering with microfinance […]

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We Cooked Without Chocolate And It Was Deliciously Inspiring

Today, we continue to explore the transformative power of food. A portion of the sale of Greyston Bakery Brownies and Cookie Thins purchased through Whole Foods Market support Whole Planet Foundation, a non profit unique in that 100% of donations received directly support marginalized communities, a feat made possible by Whole Foods’ contribution to the […]

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We’re Celebrating Prosperity! How About You?

Today marks the first day of Whole Planet Foundation’s Prosperity Campaign and Greyston Bakery couldn’t be more excited. We pride ourselves on having a social and economic impact on our local community, Yonkers. In 2012, our dream of alleviating poverty expanded in impact through our partnership with Whole Planet Foundation. A portion of the sale […]

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Another Baker on a Mission Inspires

The best part about working at Greyston Bakery is not necessarily the incredibly intoxicating scent of chocolate baking (though that hunger inducing smell certainly sweetens the day). The magic of Greyston Bakery lies in the stories of our bakery team. Today, we reveal Darren’s inspiring Full Circle Story. Darren has proudly worked at Greyston Bakery […]

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One Baker’s Mission to Embrace Change

Our journey sharing Full Circle stories continues. Today, we reveal Raymond’s story: a true testimony to our community of dreamers and achievers. Through him, we hope you will see the inspirational strength and love that defines Greyston Bakery.Raymond grew up in Yonkers smelling the delicious chocolate scent which signifies proximity to the bakery producing over […]

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7 Reasons You Should be Eating a Cookie Thin Right Now

We have compiled a list of reasons you are absolutely not allowed to feel guilty about indulging in the sweet, crispy, homemade taste of Greyston Bakery Brown Sugar Blondie Crisps, Chocolate Fudge Brownie Crisps and Chocolate Mint Brownie Crisps. Greyston Bakery Cookie Thins elevate our mission of providing delicious treats that enable marginalized groups to […]

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I Love Being a B

Guest Blog Post by Karen Tumelty, Office and Cultural Development Manager It’s pretty easy to love working at a Benefit Corporation. Really, it’s pretty straight forward. I get to spend my days working for a company with a legal corporate structure that holds us accountable to a triple bottom line—people, planet, profit. Not so bad […]

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Baking Exciting New Year Plans

Happy 2015! To ring in the New Year, we asked some of our team members to share what they are most looking forward to this year!   “I’m excited about hanging out with my two grandchildren.” -Vernate, Bakery Team “I am looking forward to some good change in the new year.” – Lisa, Sales and Marketing […]