LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and the LA Galaxy Foundation paid a visit this week to Hogar y Futuro, A.C., a Mexico City-based orphanage that shelters abandoned children, orphans and children who require temporary protection.
During a ceremony, LA Galaxy and HFF committed to a joint financial donation. In addition, Herbalife will provide monthly supplies of Herbalife® nutritional products as well as education activities designed to ensure the children have access to the information they need to live a healthy and active life.
“It is an honor for me to be back in Mexico supporting a project that provides children access to better nutrition,” said Chris Klein, LA Galaxy president and former professional soccer player for the same club. “We are proud to promote the sporting aspect of this partnership, and hopefully one of these children will become a future soccer star.”
At the ceremony, Chris Klein, players and coaches from the LA Galaxy and Herbalife executives and independent distributors interacted with the children and provided them with clothing, toys and school supplies.
Hogar y Futuro, A.C.’s mission is to provide children with a home and a promising future through education and support. In addition to the orphanage this institution also has a Child Development Center (CENDI), where pre-school education and food is provided to almost 200 children daily.
About Herbalife Family Foundation
Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to improving children's lives by helping organizations provide healthy nutrition to vulnerable children. HFF supports more than 100 Casa Herbalife programs globally and serves the nutritional needs of thousands of children around the world through annual grants to NGOs and charities that cater to vulnerable children. Additionally, HFF often supports relief efforts in response to natural disasters. For more information, visit www.herbalifefamilyfoundation.org.
About Herbalife Ltd.
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) is a global nutrition company that sells weight-management, nutrition and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife® products are sold in more than 90 countries to and through a network of independent distributors. The company supports the Herbalife Family Foundation and its Casa Herbalife program to help bring good nutrition to children. Herbalife's website contains financial and other information at www.herbalife.com.