LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF) announced today it will commit an additional $1 million to expand its Casa Herbalife program to more than 20 new community partners who provide access to good nutrition for children all over the world. The Casa Herbalife program, established in 2005, currently serves more than 100,000 children in more than 50 countries, including orphanages, after school centers, and other community organizations.
"On Giving Tuesday, and every day, we should remind ourselves of the often-cited verse 'To whom much is given, much is expected' because we all have a responsibility to care for our neighbors, especially the most vulnerable amongst us," said Alan Hoffman, president of the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation. "Thanks to the generosity of the Herbalife Nutrition community, this $1 million grant will help at least one vulnerable population, children, lead healthier and happier lives."
Furthermore, the foundation's partnerships with local charities expanded once again in 2018 with the opening of seven new Casas in Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, and two in Vietnam, bringing the number of partners to more than 130 organizations.
For a list of Casa Herbalife locations or for more information about the Foundation visit http://www.herbalifenutritionfoundation.org.
About Herbalife Nutrition Foundation
Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF) is a U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation devoted to providing good nutrition and nutrition education to help make the world healthier and happier. HNF currently supports over 130 programs worldwide, promoting children's healthy growth and development, helping ensure children are provided with good nutrition for a brighter future. In addition to helping children, the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation supports organizations focused on general wellness of communities, such as the American Cancer Society, Save The Children and the American Red Cross. For more information about HNF, and how you can support our programs, visit HerbalifeNutritionFoundation.org.
About Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.
Herbalife Nutrition is a global nutrition company whose purpose is to make the world healthier and happier. The Company has been on a mission for nutrition - changing people's lives with great nutrition products and programs - since 1980. Together with our Herbalife Nutrition independent distributors, we are committed to providing solutions to global trends of poor nutrition and obesity, a population that wants to age in a healthier manner, skyrocketing public healthcare costs as well as providing an opportunity to meet the needs of the rising number of entrepreneurs. Herbalife Nutrition offers high quality, science-backed products, one-on-one coaching with an Herbalife Nutrition independent distributor, and a supportive community approach that inspires customers to embrace a healthier, more active lifestyle. The Company's direct sales model provides individuals with an entrepreneurial business opportunity to be their own boss and work either full or part-time.
Herbalife Nutrition's targeted nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through its independent distributors in more than 90 countries.
Herbalife Nutrition supports the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF) and its more than 130 community-based Casa Herbalife Nutrition programs around the globe that help bring good nutrition to children. The Company and HNF also provide aide to organizations focused on the general wellness of communities such as the American Cancer Society, Save The Children and the American Red Cross.
Herbalife Nutrition is also proud to sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe.
Herbalife Nutrition has approximately 8,300 employees worldwide, and its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of approximately $4.4 billion in 2017. To learn more, visit Herbalife.com or IAmHerbalife.com.
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