Weleda Partners With GlamourGals

To Provide Soothing Skin Food to Women Living In Senior Homes

Feb 10, 2016, 09:34 ET from Weleda

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Weleda – the pioneers of certified-natural skincare, proudly announces its nationwide partnership with GlamourGals, a nonprofit foundation that provides complimentary beauty makeovers to women living in senior homes. The partnership will kick off Weleda's yearlong 90th anniversary celebration of its cult favorite, multi-purpose whole body cream, Skin Food.

Weleda will provide over 7,000 tubes of Skin Food to 100 GlamourGals chapters with 2,000 volunteers across the United States. Skin Food, a 100% natural, ultra-nourishing hydrating cream, will be used during makeover and manicure sessions hosted by GlamourGals volunteers.

GlamourGals, Founder and CEO, Rachel Doyle shares, "We are honored to be partnering with a company like Weleda, where our teen volunteers can treat thousands of women in senior homes to a pampering experience that will put a smile on their faces."

In addition to product donation, Weleda will make a $10,000 donation to the foundation to help fund the continuation of nationwide events. Weleda employees will also participate in a GlamourGals volunteer event in their local area.

"We are inspired by the work that GlamourGals is doing and are thrilled to partner with this fantastic organization," said Kyra Greweling, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Weleda North America. "We can't wait to pamper these special women with our number one bestseller, Skin Food.  We're hoping we'll meet a few women who are also celebrating their 90th birthday in 2016!"

Weleda Skin Food is unique, ultra-rich whole-body cream that deeply hydrates, restores and protects skin with nourishing plant oils and extracts.

WELEDA – In harmony with nature and the human being
Love and respect for nature have characterized Weleda's business activity since 1921, when Dr. Rudolf Steiner, a philosopher and scientist in Switzerland, founded the company to make products from natural ingredients that would help people heal and be well―inside and out.  At Weleda, we're committed to the environmentally friendly sourcing of raw materials, fair trade, Biodynamic® cultivation, the high quality and purity of our skin and body care products and to actively promoting sustainability around the world and within our company. Every Weleda product on the shelf embodies our unique knowledge, quality and values. They have earned Weleda the trust of consumers around the world.

About The GlamourGals Foundation, Inc.
GlamourGals Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that inspires and organizes teen volunteers to provide ongoing companionship and complimentary beauty makeover to women living in senior homes. The organization's vision is to end elder loneliness by engaging teens in critical skill-building experiences and promoting their development as compassionate leaders in the community. 

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