LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF), a U.S. non-profit corporation dedicated to improving children’s lives by helping organizations provide healthy nutrition to vulnerable youth, announced it raised $1.7 million to support Casa Herbalife programs around the world. The monies raised were donated by employees and independent distributors attending an annual fundraising event held during their annual meeting, this year in Charlotte, North Carolina.
“I am always touched and amazed by the financial and volunteering generosity demonstrated by our employees and our independent distributors,” said Jenny Perez, director of the Herbalife Family Foundation. “The money raised tonight and throughout the year by the Herbalife Family Foundation supports organizations around the world that are dedicated to improving children’s lives.”
The Casa Herbalife Program, established in 2005, helps bring good nutrition to children living in orphanages, using after school centers, and other non-profit facilities around the world tasked with helping underserved young people. In addition to the annual financial grants made by the Herbalife Family Foundation, the organizations receive local financial and volunteer support from independent Herbalife Nutrition distributors, as well as Herbalife Nutrition employees. In 2016, the program provided more than $2.7 million in funding and volunteer assistance to more than 130 programs in more than 50 countries. These funds bring nutrition to more than 100,000 children in 50 countries on a daily basis.
In 2016, Herbalife Nutrition employees volunteered more than 2,670 hours in their local communities.