Herbalife Family Foundation Improves Children's Nutrition in Venezuela
LOS ANGELES, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF), a non-profit organization focused on improving nutrition for children in need, established a Casa Herbalife program at the Jardin de Infancia Luisa Caceres de Arismendi in the Baruta district of Caracas, Venezuela.
The initial grant will provide funds for the organization to upgrade its kitchen with industrial appliances including an oven, refrigerator and other necessities. Local independent Herbalife distributors and employees will provide ongoing support.
Jardin de Infancia Luisa Caceres de Arismendi first opened its doors in 1959, to support education, nutrition, recreation, psychology and social areas for the comprehensive development of the boys and girls served, from newborns to six years of age.
Currently, the organization offers integrated support to 180 boys and girls whose ages range from three to six years from nearby neighborhoods and from homes with single, low income, working mothers.
The Casa Herbalife program was launched in 2005 to help provide healthy and nutritious meals by partnering with existing charities serving children.
The Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) is a non-profit organization supported by Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF), its independent Distributors, employees, friends and families. Created in 1994 by Herbalife founder Mark Hughes, HFF is dedicated to enhancing the quality of children's lives by creating programs and supporting nonprofit organizations in the community that feed at-risk children. In addition to developing Casa Herbalife programs worldwide, HFF often responds to natural disasters by establishing special funds, as it did for victims of the tsunamis, earthquake and hurricanes that struck in 2004 and 2005.
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) is a global network marketing company that sells weight-management, nutritional supplements and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife products are sold in 64 countries through a network of more than 1.5 million independent distributors. The company supports the < http://www.herbalifefamily.org/ > Herbalife Family Foundation and its Casa Herbalife program to bring good nutrition to children. Please visit Herbalife Investor Relations for additional financial information.
SOURCE Herbalife Ltd.
Released May 9, 2007 • 2:53pm EDT