LISLE, Ill., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Ones is supporting women's heart health in February 2012! Healthy Ones announced a promotion with WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease to help increase heart health awareness and raise money for promoting women's heart health. Purchase Healthy Ones this February to help raise money for WomenHeart and support its mission to improve the health and quality of life of women living with or at risk of heart disease, and to advocate for their benefit.
This February, Healthy Ones is highlighting the promotion with WomenHeart by introducing red-themed packaging and promotional material across Healthy Ones tub lunchmeat and deli products at grocery stores nationwide. During the month of February, Healthy Ones will donate five cents of purchases to WomenHeart, up to a maximum donation of $50,000 for all participating deli-thin sliced tub lunchmeat and deli products.
"Healthy Ones' mission is to provide people with honest, wholesome food in the flavors they love to support a healthy lifestyle and, as such, we are very excited to announce that we are donating a portion of February sales to WomenHeart, an organization that shares our core mission of promoting better heart health for women," said Nick Osborne, Associate Brand Manager, Healthy Ones. "In partnering with WomenHeart, Healthy Ones is able to champion attention for women to take preventive measures to reduce their risk of heart disease; the leading cause of death among American women," said Elizabeth Di John, Brand Manager, Healthy Ones Deli.
Every variety of Healthy Ones ham, turkey breast, chicken breast and roast beef are certified "Extra Lean" by the American Heart Association. Healthy Ones is sold at the deli, in lunchmeat tubs, zip packs and even as variety packs, in order to make it easy and convenient for everyone to enjoy the delicious lunchmeats. Healthy Ones can be found in the refrigerated lunchmeat and deli section of leading grocery stores across the country.
"Healthy Ones is very excited about partnering with an organization focused on promoting better heart health for women," said Chuck Gitkin, VP, Marketing, Innovation, and R&D, John Morrell Food Group. "We are thrilled to be making a donation to WomenHeart to improve the health and quality of life of women living with or at risk of heart disease."
About John Morrell Food Group
With over a century and a half of experience, our brands have become respected and well known for providing premium-quality meat products to families across the United States. With products ranging from lunchmeat and franks to smoked sausage, bacon and pepperoni, the John Morrell Food Group is an important part of consumers' mealtimes. The John Morrell Food Group offers several national and regional brands including Armour®, Eckrich®, John Morrell®, Curly's®, Patrick Cudahy®, Carando®, Healthy Ones®, Margherita®, and LunchMakers®.
About WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease
WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is the nation's only patient centered organization serving the 42 million American women living with or at risk for heart disease – the leading cause of death in women. WomenHeart is solely devoted to advancing women's heart health through advocacy, community education, and the nation's only patient support network for women living with heart disease. WomenHeart is both a coalition and a community of thousands of members nationwide, including women heart patients and their families, physicians, and health advocates, all committed to helping women live longer, healthier lives. To receive a free on line heart health action kit or to donate visit www.womenheart.org/kit.
SOURCE Armour® Healthy Ones