GILBERT, Ariz., Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Isagenix International, a global health and wellness company, ended its annual 2016 Celebration event in Las Vegas today by raising more than $100,000 for Make-A-Wish® through fundraising and generous customer and corporate pledges. Additionally, Isagenix and Make-A-Wish surprised teen Jordyn, a 16-year-old battling a rare form of liver cancer, with an on-stage wish reveal in front of more than 14,000 customers. Next summer, her wish to travel to London will be granted!
"Our team's passion for impacting overall health and the wellbeing of others is reflected in our continued support of children's charities," said Kathy Coover, Isagenix Co-Founder and Executive Vice President. "We enjoy coming together every August to bring happiness and positive experiences for children battling life-threatening medical conditions."
During the past 14 years, Isagenix has raised more than $8 million for children's charities. This includes more than $5 million for Make-A-Wish since 2012, which has helped to grant more than 580 wishes to deserving children throughout the seven countries where they partner. This year alone, Isagenix has raised more than $2 million for Make-A-Wish. More than 520,000 Isagenix customers and staff have the opportunity to contribute to Make-A-Wish on an ongoing basis.
"Isagenix customers and employees remain committed to positively impacting and improving world health through our support of Make-A-Wish children to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy," said Travis Garza, Isagenix Chief Sales and Marketing Officer.
About Isagenix International:
Isagenix is an innovative health and wellness company with 14-plus years of proven success providing people with personalized solutions for weight loss, energy, performance, healthy aging and wealth creation. Founded in 2002 and privately owned, the company helps transform lives by developing and marketing these solutions through independent customers. With more than $500 million in global annual revenue, Isagenix currently operates in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Mexico, Singapore, Malaysia, Colombia and Indonesia. For additional information, visit www.Isagenix.com.
About Make-A-Wish International:
Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Make-A-Wish is the world's largest wish-granting organization, serving children in nearly 50 countries on five continents. With the help of generous donors and more than 32,000 volunteers worldwide, Make-A-Wish grants a wish somewhere in the world every 21 minutes on average. Since 1980, it has granted more than 350,000 wishes to children around the world. For more information about Make-A-Wish America, visit wish.org and for more information on Make-A-Wish International, visit worldwish.org.
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