July 11, 2017 -- SANTA BARBARA, CA & HOLBROOK, NY – Vitamin Angels, a 501c3 public charity, devoted to helping at-risk populations in need gain access to lifesaving and life changing vitamins and minerals announced that Vitamin World has been honored with its Donation Recognition Award. In 2016, Vitamin World helped raise $115,000 for Vitamin Angels. The funds raised make it possible for Vitamin Angels to provide vitamins and minerals to more than 460,000 children and mothers across the U.S. and around the world.
“We are so happy to honor this incredible achievement by our friends at 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. And this year we have the privilege of taking one of Vitamin World’s executives into the field with us, to see first-hand the work we are doing for the mothers and children we serve.”
“Vitamin World has been a proud supporter of Vitamin Angels since 2008 and over the course of the relationship, we have helped raise over $3,000,000 for the organization,” said Michael Madden, Vitamin World’s President & CEO.
Madden adds, “We believe in Vitamin Angels’ cause and our relationship with the organization has become an integral part of our corporate culture. In addition to driving fundraising campaigns, members of the Vitamin World community have been actively involved in the organization’s mission around the world and will continue to do so in the future.”
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 has been instrumental in allowing Vitamin Angels to expand both its domestic and international programs.
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 over 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.