PROVO, Utah, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) kicks off its 10th annual global Force for Good Day activities today at its U.S. corporate headquarters, starting a month where Nu Skin's global employee force will devote their time and resources to helping children in their local communities.
"Nu Skin's Force for Good Day has become an annual tradition that brings together our global Nu Skin family to celebrate, and more importantly, demonstrate our mission to be a force for good by improving people's lives," said Truman Hunt, president and chief executive officer. "While Nu Skin is involved in worthwhile causes throughout the year, it's always impressive to see the tremendous good that comes from the combined global efforts of our sales leaders and employees as they devote a day to helping children in need in their local communities."
The company's local Force for Good Day projects support the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation's mission to improve children's health, education and economic circumstances. In the United States, corporate and U.S. employees will assemble learning kits and 10,000 healthy lunches for underprivileged children. Other Force for Good projects include setting up a new library with books and educational materials in South Africa, providing activities for children with life-threatening illnesses in Southeast Asia, donating and distributing food and education kits in Japan, and leading a clothing drive for local charity partners in Mainland China.
About the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation The Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation was chartered in 1996 and provides grants that improve the lives of children by offering hope for a life free from disease, illiteracy and poverty. The Foundation is funded by Nu Skin distributor and employee donations and from 25 cents of the sale of each Nu Skin Epoch product. Nu Skin covers all administrative and overhead costs, allowing for 100 percent of donations to be used for humanitarian and charitable causes. The Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the United States. More information is available at http://www.forceforgood.org.
About Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. demonstrates its tradition of innovation through its comprehensive anti-aging product portfolio, independent business opportunity and corporate social responsibility initiatives. The company's scientific leadership in both skin care and nutrition has established Nu Skin as a premier anti-aging company. The company's anti-aging products feature the new ageLOC® suite of products including the ageLOC® R2 nutritional supplement, ageLOC® Galvanic Spa System and ageLOC® Galvanic Body Spa™, as well as the ageLOC® Transformation daily skin care system. A global direct selling company, Nu Skin operates in 53 markets worldwide and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "NUS." More information is available at http://www.nuskin.com.
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