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Herbalife Family Foundation Teams up with SOS Children's Villages, France
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Herbalife Family Foundation Teams up with SOS Children's Villages, France17:27 EDT Wednesday, May 01, 2013
LOS ANGELES (Business Wire) -- The Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF), a non-profit organization committed to helping vulnerable children, announces that it has teamed up with the SOS Children's Villages, France, as part of the charity's 2013 Fulfilment Through Sport program (PEPS).
The funds from the grant that establish this first Casa Herbalife program in France will be used to support the nutrition education element of the sports program, and in so doing will help to improve nutrition for children living at the SOS Children's Villages orphanages.
The PEPS program was established to promote good physical condition and self-confidence through healthy, active living, including quality nutrition. In 2013, the PEPS program will target 48 young people from the 14 SOS Children's Villages throughout the country, and will focus on three main areas: horse riding for teenagers aged between 13 and 15, multi-activities for teenagers aged between 14 and 17, and hiking for adolescents and young adults aged 15 to 18.
The Casa Herbalife program was established in 2005, to help bring good nutrition to children living in orphanages, after school centers, and other non-profit facilities. This marks the 92nd Casa Herbalife program worldwide and the 26th in Herbalife's EMEA region. After the initial grants made by HFF, the organizations receive local financial and volunteer support from Herbalife Independent Distributors throughout France, as well as corporate employees.
About Herbalife Family Foundation
Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) is a 501C(3), non-profit corporation dedicated to improving children's lives by helping organizations provide healthy nutrition to children at risk. HFF supports more than 90 Casa Herbalife programs around the world and serves the nutritional needs of thousands of children around the world through annual grants to NGO's and charities that cater to vulnerable children. Additionally, HFF often supports relief efforts in response to natural disasters. For more information, visit www.herbalifefamilyfoundation.org.
About Herbalife Ltd.
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) is a global nutrition company that sells weight-management, nutrition, and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife products are sold in more than 80 countries to and through a network of 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 information about Herbalife, including financial and other information at www.herbalife.com.
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