SANTA BARBARA, CA, October 29, 2019 - On the eve of the SupplySide West Tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada, Vitamin Angels held its 4th Annual Topgolf Event at MGM Grand on October 16th. The event was sponsored by DSM, a partner of Vitamin Angels for over 12 years, and brought together over 220 ingredient industry professionals from around the world for a night of fundraising, networking, and golfing. Funds raised from the event will provide over 720,000 undernourished children around the world with essential vitamins and minerals.
“Each year I am blown away by the support of our partners and their passion for giving the gift of nutrition to millions of underserved women and children around the world,” said Howard Schiffer, Vitamin Angels Founder & President. “Because of the people in this industry, the world is truly a healthier place.”
Participating event sponsors also included: Barlean's, Berg Nutrition, Gencor, AIDP, Aker Biomarine, Fermenta Biotech Limited, Lief Labs, Pharmavite, KGK Science, and Solaray.
On the following evening, October 17th, Vitamin Angels hosted 120 industry executives for an exclusive CEO event at the Delano Skyfall Lounge. Sponsored by Informa, DSM, and William Hood & Company, the event rallied top ingredient industry executives to come together and lead the charge to give back to the most vulnerable women and children around the world.
Schiffer awarded leadership plaques to William Hood, Managing Director & Partner of William Hood & Company, Jill Staib, Managing Director & Partner of William Hood & Company, Tom Aarts, Founder and Managing Director of Nutrition Business Advisors, and Peter Hefele, Senior Vice President of Vitaquest International for their leadership within the ingredient industry to giving back.
About Vitamin Angels
Founded in 1994, Vitamin Angels is a global public health organization working towards ending malnutrition worldwide by distributing life-changing vitamins and minerals to at-risk mothers and children under five in the U.S. and around the world. In 2019, Vitamin Angels will provide vitamins and minerals to over 70 million mothers and children in more than 70 countries, including domestically in the U.S. Both Charity Navigator and GuideStar give Vitamin Angels their highest marks for financial transparency. To learn more, visit www.vitaminangels.org.