SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, March 9, Vitamin World managers representing various regions across the US joined Vitamin Angels for their annual League of Angels event at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA. Together, Vitamin World and Vitamin Angels celebrated the success of Vitamin World's "Share the Power of Vitamins" campaign, which raised over $115,000 through in-store donations in November and December, making it possible to provide vitamins to more than 460,000 children and mothers across the U.S. and around the world.
"We enjoyed celebrating this great achievement with our friends from Vitamin World," said Howard Schiffer, president and founder of Vitamin Angels. "Their support over nearly a decade has contributed to the growth and success of Vitamin Angels' programs."
Vitamin World has supported Vitamin Angels since 2008, ensuring that the Vitamin Angels cause is an integral part of its company culture. From its corporate office to its regional directors, district managers and store teams, every associate gets behind the campaign with passion and enthusiasm.
"Vitamin World has been a proud supporter of Vitamin Angels for the last 8 years and we continue to be impressed with their growth, efficiency, and impact in working with children and mothers in need around the globe," said Mike Madden, President and CEO of Vitamin World.
Since beginning its partnership with Vitamin Angels, Vitamin World has donated over $3 million to Vitamin Angels. The support provided by Vitamin World and the partnership have been instrumental in allowing Vitamin Angels to expand both its domestic and international programs.
To make a donation or learn more about Vitamin Angels' work, visit www.vitaminangels.org.
About Vitamin Angels
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.
About Vitamin World®
At Vitamin World®, we believe that nutrition starts at the source. We travel the world to find the freshest, purest, and potent health ingredients in order to craft the highest quality vitamins and supplements for our customers. And our high quality doesn't just apply to our products; it applies to our people. Our staff of trained and friendly associates in our more than 380 stores nationwide can help guide you on your journey to becoming your best self. Whether you're a wellness novice or a health enthusiast, Vitamin World® is committed to bringing quality ingredients, products and people, from the source to you. For more information please visit www.vitaminworld.com.
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