Donation provides continued support of Nutre Hogar nutrition programs
for vulnerable children
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Nutre Hogar, an organization that seeks to prevent severe childhood
malnutrition in Panama City, Panama, recently hosted LA Galaxy
goalkeeper Jaime Penedo. His visit was part of an event to mark a joint
donation made by the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and the LA Galaxy
Foundation to support Nutre Hogar's program to ensure vulnerable
children continue receiving access to good nutrition.
Officials from both HFF and the LA Galaxy Foundation joined Penedo and
Nutre Hogar at the Casa Herbalife Nutritional Recovery Center, where the
popular LA Galaxy goalkeeper spent the evening with the Center's
"As an athlete, it's a great honor for me to contribute to the work of
the Herbalife Family Foundation and LA Galaxy Foundation," said Penedo.
"It is through these initiatives that we reassert the social commitment
of providing good nutrition and education to children."
Susy de Varela, president of Nutre Hogar, added, "Relying on the support
of the Herbalife Family Foundation and LA Galaxy Foundation programs
gives us an opportunity to enhance the nutrition of Panamanian children
and give them a chance to have a healthy integration into society."
The LA Galaxy Foundation aids organizations that perform activities
intended to foster, educate and train children in various communities.
The Casa Herbalife Program was established in 2005 to help bring good
nutrition to children living in orphanages and attending after school
centers, as well as supporting other non-profit facilities tasked with
serving children. After initial financial grants made by HFF, Casa
Herbalife-funded organizations receive additional financial and
volunteer assistance from Herbalife independent members and
distributors, as well as Herbalife employees.
About Herbalife Ltd.
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) is a global nutrition company that sells
weight-management, nutrition and personal care products intended to
support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife® products are sold in more than
90 countries to and through a network of independent distributors. The
company supports the Herbalife Family Foundation and its Casa Herbalife
program to help bring good nutrition to children. Herbalife's website
contains financial and other information at www.herbalife.com.
About Herbalife Family Foundation
Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) is a 501(c)(3), a non-profit
corporation dedicated to improving children's lives by helping
organizations provide healthy nutrition to vulnerable children. HFF
supports more than 100 Casa Herbalife programs globally and serves the
daily nutritional needs of more than 120,000 children around the world
through annual grants to NGOs and charities that cater to vulnerable
children. Additionally, HFF often supports relief efforts in response to
natural disasters. For more information, visit www.herbalifefamilyfoundation.org.
Herbalife Family Foundation
Mike Gutierrez, 213-745-0401
Brendan Hannan, 720-937-8962
Source: Herbalife Family Foundation
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