Over 3,000 Local Children to Receive Holiday Gift Bags, Play in the Snow
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and non-profit youth center A Place Called Home (APCH) today distributed gifts to children as part of a holiday effort that provides toys, clothing and books to thousands of children in the Los Angeles area.
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Herbalife employees hand out toys at A Place Called Home's annual toy distribution event. (Photo: Business Wire)
Herbalife Family Foundation officials and LA Galaxy players attended the gift bag distribution and also contributed branded products for the gift bags. Local children also had the opportunity to share their wishes with Santa, play with LA Galaxy mascot Cozmo and climb and sled on 30 tons of snow.
"Herbalife is all about building and inspiring healthy communities around the world, and giving back is one of our core principles," said Michael O. Johnson, Herbalife Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
"In a neighborhood where most families are focused on survival, it's a blessing to be able to celebrate the holidays with a sense of play and abundance - especially for the children," says Jonathan Zeichner, executive director of A Place Called Home. "We are extremely grateful to all the sponsors and donors that make this event possible - and to Santa, of course!"
The Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) is a 501c(3), non-profit corporation dedicated to improving 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 care for vulnerable children.
About A Place Called Home
A Place Called Home (APCH) is a safe haven in South Los Angeles where underserved youth are empowered to take ownership of the quality and direction of their lives. This is accomplished through programs in education, arts and wellbeing, inspiring them to make a meaningful difference in their communities and the world. Core programs work in conjunction with one another to support APCH members in avoiding destructive behaviors by developing life skills and motivation to overcome adversity, make healthy productive choices and take advantage of the opportunities that lie before them. For more information, visit www.apch.org.
ABOUT HERBALIFE LTD.
For 35 years, Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), a $5 billion global company, has provided consumers with high-quality nutrition products, developed in collaboration with global nutrition experts, supported by scientific research and manufactured to the highest levels of quality. Hundreds of thousands of dedicated independent Herbalife members have embraced the opportunity to earn supplemental income by selling our products as they coach, motivate and help customers reach their goals within a positive social environment that encourages better eating habits and a healthy, active lifestyle. Our nutrition products are now sold in 93 countries around the world, and are backed by industry-leading Gold Standard consumer protections, which include money-back guarantees. Through nonprofit partnerships and through Herbalife Family Foundation, Herbalife works to bring good nutrition to children and families in underserved and hard-to-reach communities around the world.
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