SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, the Direct Selling Association (DSA) partners with NBC News' TODAY to gather donations from its member organizations to assist charities throughout the country. This year, USANA donated over $146,000 in retail goods to support this effort. The global nutritional company provided 12,000 of its personal care products—shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, toothpaste and more—to help those who need it most.
"We love supporting this drive each year and are grateful for DSA's philanthropic commitment to serving those less fortunate," said Kevin Guest, CEO of USANA. "Our values align directly with theirs as we continually look for ways to give back to the community."
The company's own charity, the USANA True Health Foundation, provides aid and other assistance to those struck by natural disasters in ailing countries. Just last month, USANA provided $80,000 in relief to Haiti after a destructive hurricane hit this small island causing irreversible damage. The Foundation also donates multivitamins to children all over the world who struggle to obtain the nutrition they need to lead normal, healthy lives. Over $6.2 million in product has been given since its inception in 2012.
For more information about the DSA Toy Drive, visit NBC News' TODAY at today.com.
Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care and healthy food products in its FDA-Registered Drug Establishment in Salt Lake City. Learn more about USANA by visiting our web site http://www.usana.com or the official USANA blog http://whatsupusana.com.
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