Red Cross and Herbalife Sign Disaster Response Agreement
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) and the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region
signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to affirm the terms of an ongoing
working relationship between the American Red Cross and Herbalife to
support the LA community during disaster relief operations and in
Red Cross Los Angeles CEO Paul Schulz (right) and Herbalife's Rob Levy, SVP, worldwide sales and marketing, load protein bars into an Emergency Response Vehicle in Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 14, 2011. Herbalife will provide protein bars to the Red Cross on an ongoing basis for emergencies, and in increased quantities in the case of local disasters. Photo/Phil McCarten/Herbalife
The agreement provides for Herbalife to give protein bars to the Red
Cross on an ongoing basis for emergencies, and in increased quantities
in the case of local disasters. The Red Cross will also help to educate
Herbalife employees on disaster preparedness.
"This is a very important feeding agreement for the Red Cross as we work
towards preparing LA for a large scale disaster, having Herbalife's gift
of protein bars to provide food across Los Angeles County," said Paul
Schulz, Red Cross Los Angeles CEO. "Red Cross is very thankful for its
partnership with Herbalife at all levels. They support our mission
through blood drives, board leadership and financial contributions such
as a recent $125,000 donation to aid the people of Japan."
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About The American Red Cross Los Angeles Region
A volunteer-led humanitarian organization, the American Red Cross Los
Angeles Region helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to
emergencies. Serving more than 85 cities in the Los Angeles region, the
Red Cross provides relief for victims of house and apartment fires,
earthquakes, floods hazardous material spills, transportation accidents,
explosions and other natural or man-made disasters --- 24 hours a day.
Last year, the chapter trained more than 100,000 people in vital
life-saving skills, including CPR and first aid. For more information,
please visit www.RedCrossLA.org.
About Herbalife Ltd.
Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) is a global network marketing company that sells
weight-management, nutrition, and personal care products intended to
support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife products are sold in 75 countries
through a network of approximately 2.3 million 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 a significant amount
of information about Herbalife, including financial and other
information for investors at http://ir.Herbalife.com.
The company encourages investors to visit its website from time to time,
as information is updated and new information is posted.
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Charlie Sardou, 310-445-2663
Source: Herbalife Ltd.
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