RESCUE Remedy Partners with Whole Planet Foundation® to Help World's Poor Donation from October Sales Directly Supports Effort to Eliminate Poverty through Microfinance Projects Around the Globe

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 75 years, RESCUE® Remedy has helped women and families around the globe stress less and stay calm.  Today the company announced its partnership with Whole Planet Foundation, a Whole Foods Market® foundation, to alleviate poverty through microcredit in developing communities around the world where Whole Foods Market sources products.

RESCUE Remedy will donate five percent of October product sales at Whole Foods Market locations nationwide to Whole Planet Foundation. The company's contribution will help fund the nonprofit's mission to provide female entrepreneurs in developing countries with a chance to lift themselves out of poverty through microcredit.

"Financial hardship is a major source of stress for people worldwide.  As a brand that has eased the stress of women around the globe for more than 75 years, we are thrilled to support Whole Planet Foundation and their efforts to empower female entrepreneurs in developing countries through microcredit loans," said Katrina Eichenfeldt, Senior Brand Manager, RESCUE Remedy. 

"Through their commitment, RESCUE Remedy is not only helping Whole Planet Foundation create opportunities for the poor, they're giving shoppers an easy way to join the fight against poverty," said Philip Sansone, president and executive director for Whole Planet Foundation.

Trusted for more than 75 years in more than 66 countries, RESCUE Remedy provides an all-natural, gentle and effective approach to managing everyday stress.  A blend of five of the 38 Bach Original Flower Remedies, RESCUE Remedy is formulated to help consumers stress less and keep up with life's demands.  RESCUE Remedy is available in several convenient formats to fit within anyone's busy day.  RESCUE spray, drops, gum and pastilles are all easy to use and discreet, are 100 percent natural, non-habit forming and safe for the entire family.

For more information please visit RESCUE Remedy's partnership page at www.facebook.com/rescueremedy or www.rescueremedy.com and www.wholeplanetfoundation.org.

About Nelsons
Nelsons is a wholly owned subsidiary of London based A. Nelsons & Co. Ltd., the UK's largest and one of Europe's oldest manufacturers of natural healthcare and homeopathy products.  For over 150 years, Nelsons has been internationally recognized for its long-standing commitment to supplying the highest quality natural medicines that meet all regulatory and quality standards.  Since 1995, Nelsons USA has been the sole North American distributor of the Bach® Original Flower Remedies, the RESCUE Remedy® family of products, Spatone® purAbsorb™ Iron supplement, Nelsons® Homeopathy and the Nelsons® Pure & Clear™ skin care system.  For more information on our products, please visit www.nelsonsnaturalworld.com or call 1-800-319-9151.

CONTACT:
Kim Knoblauch                                                                  
RESCUE Remedy                                                               
978.722.3662                                                                    
kimknoblauch@nelsons.net

 


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