SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 8th, more than 200 golfers from 79 companies came together for the 8th Annual Vitamin Angels Benefit Golf Outing at Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, New Jersey. The event, cohosted by The Vitamin Shoppe® and Nature's Value, Inc., raised $330,000 for Vitamin Angels, a 501(c)(3) charity that provides nutritional support to children and women at risk of malnutrition globally. The funds raised this year brings the total raised during the 8-year course of the event to more than $2.8 million. At an average cost of $.25 to reach a child in need annually, the cumulative impact of funds raised over eight years will provide vitamins to over 11 million children.
"We are so grateful for the ongoing support we receive from everyone involved with this event," said Howard Schiffer, President and Founder of Vitamin Angels. "Every year, our guests bring such enthusiasm; their belief in the power of vitamins is palpable, and is making a huge impact."
Attendees of the event, who enjoyed a full round of golf, reception, and dinner, also supported the nonprofit by raising more than $26,000 on site. The success of the event was made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors: The Vitamin Shoppe®, Nature's Value, Inc., Barrington Nutritionals, Glanbia Performance Nutrition, H&M USA, Inc., Nutrawise Health and Beauty, Vitaquest, Iovate Health Sciences, Naturex, Inc., ABH Pharma, Inc., CapsCanada Corp., Kura Nutrition, NutraClick, Package All Corp., Reservage & Twinlab, Dymatize, Healthy Natural Solutions, Horphag Research (USA), Inc., Indena USA, Inc., Natural Factors, Nutrabolt, Nutraland USA, Inc., and ZoomEssence.
Individuals interested in attending a future Vitamin Angels event can visit: vitaminangels.org/attend-an-event. Throughout the month of May, online and in stores, the Vitamin Shoppe is accepting customer donations to support Vitamin Angels.
About The Vitamin Shoppe
The Vitamin Shoppe® is an omni-channel, specialty retailer and contract manufacturer of nutritional products based in Secaucus, New Jersey. In its stores and on its website, the Company carries a comprehensive retail assortment including: vitamins, minerals, specialty supplements, herbs, sports nutrition, homeopathic remedies, green living products, and beauty aids. In addition to offering products from approximately 900 national brands, the Vitamin Shoppe also carries products under The Vitamin Shoppe®, BodyTech®, True Athlete®, MyTrition®, plnt®, ProBioCare®, Next Step® and Betancourt Nutrition® brands. The Vitamin Shoppe conducts business through more than 775 company-operated retail stores under The Vitamin Shoppe and Super Supplements retail banners, and through its website, www.vitaminshoppe.com. Follow The Vitamin Shoppe® on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/THEVITAMINSHOPPE and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/VitaminShoppe.
About Nature's Value
Nature's Value is one of the world's premier nutritional supplement manufacturers. For over 20 years Nature's Value has been producing only the finest quality nutritional supplements. Nature's Value is part of the industry that promotes good health and well-being in individuals' lives. Its goal is to provide seamless, fully integrated manufacturing services at quality and price levels that meet or exceed our client's needs and expectations.
Vitamin Angels helps at-risk populations in need—specifically pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five—gain access to lifesaving and life changing vitamins and minerals. Vitamin Angels works to reach underserved communities across the U.S. and in nearly 60 countries around the world. Vitamin Angels has a four-star rating from Charity Navigator for Financial Health, Accountability and Transparency. To learn more, visit vitaminangels.org.
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