Jarrow Formulas®, Inc., a global wellness and nutritional product company headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, has donated more than 10,000 containers of protein powder – 4826 bottles of Whey Protein and 5046 containers of Muscle Optimeal (meal replacement formula) – to Feeding America and the AIDS Project Los Angeles Necessities of Life Program.
Feeding America is nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Its mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage the United States in the fight to end hunger. Each year, the Feeding America network provides food to more than 37 million low-income people facing hunger in the United States, including more than 14 million children and nearly 3 million seniors.
Feeding America has a network of more than 200 food banks that serve all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, securing and distributing more than 2.5 billion pounds of food and grocery products annually. Member food banks support approximately 61,000 local charitable agencies and 70,000 programs, which provide food directly to individuals and families in need.
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease; reducing the incidence of HIV infection; and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy. APLA aspires to be a leader in the development and provision of multidisciplinary, high quality, cost effective initiatives designed to stop HIV transmission and to reduce the human suffering caused by HIV/AIDS. The organization responds rapidly to changes in the populations, priorities or needs of people affected by HIV disease. The APLA seeks to leverage its core competencies to maximize impact and support broader community, national and international initiatives and strategies. It strives to improve the overall quality of life for people living with HIV by increasing resources, sharing or pooling assets and working in partnerships and collaborations.
In the past, Jarrow Formulas’ has donated to other charitable organizations, including more than 1,650 bottles of vitamins to the AIDS Project Los Angeles Necessities of Life Program in November 2008.
Additionally, Jarrow associates have donated vitamins, clothing and money to other causes, including the Vitamin Angel Alliance in 2005 for victims of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma and the devastating earthquake in Pakistan.
“Jarrow Formulas and its associates have always been exceptionally generous with contributions to a wide range of organizations,” says Mark Becker, Director, Advertising/Communications for the company. “We make every effort to give back on so many fronts and will continue to do so.”
Jarrow Formulas is a nutritional supplement formulator and marketer founded in 1977 and incorporated in 1988. The company markets its products throughout the United States and internationally in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, Israel, Azerbaijan and Latin America. The company offers a complete line of nutritional products that includes vitamins, minerals, probiotics, standardized herbal concentrates, amino acids, enzymes and enteral nutrition formulations.
Jarrow Formulas, Inc. is active in regulatory affairs, helping to maintain American’s rights to free access to dietary supplements. Its products are manufactured by Jarrow Industries Incorporated, a GMP-certified, pharmaceutical quality facility located in Santa Fe Springs, CA.
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