Sunday, December 20, 2009

Vitamin Angel Alliance Reports Ongoing Donations Crucial for U. S. and Worldwide Disaster Relief – Rainbow Light and NPI Donate 3/4 Million Supplements in September

Vitamin Angel Alliance Reports Ongoing Donations Crucial for U. S. and Worldwide Disaster Relief– Rainbow Light and NPI Donate 3/4 Million Supplements in September

In the wake of destruction following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, there is mounting concern over malnutrition, infection and disease among the survivors. While donations have been pouring into Vitamin Angel Alliance’s hurricane relief warehouse in Texas to benefit affected areas, much more is immediately needed. Continued support over the next six months is critical to help protect survivors from serious or fatal health complications. And now with the earthquake destruction in Pakistan and India, continued support is urgently needed.

SANTA CRUZ, CALIF., (PRWEB) October 17, 2005

In the wake of destruction following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, there is mounting concern over malnutrition, infection and disease among the survivors. While donations have been pouring into Vitamin Angel Alliance’s hurricane relief warehouse in Texas to benefit affected areas, much more is immediately needed. Continued support over the next six months is critical to help protect survivors from serious or fatal health complications. And now with the earthquake destruction in Pakistan and India, continued support is urgently needed.

Since the Katrina disaster, Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems and its affiliated manufacturing company, Nature’s Products Inc. (NPI), have contributed 750,000 supplements to the relief efforts through Vitamin Angel Alliance. Together, Rainbow Light and NPI have donated children’s chewable multivitamins, adult multivitamins designed to help women, men and older persons meet their specific nutritional requirements, multi-mineral tablets and immune-enhancing supplements such as High Potency Micro-Clear™ and Deep Defense™ formulas. “We’re concerned that many hurricane survivors are not getting the basic vitamins and minerals they need to stave off malnutrition because of limited food supplies in the affected areas,” explains Rainbow Light President Linda Kahler. “A food-based supplement can bolster an inadequate diet, providing essential nutrients required to maintain good health, while building the body’s natural immune system defenses against opportunistic infection and disease.”

Rainbow Light and NPI take a prominent place among the many socially responsible companies in our industry who’ve given generously to this cause. “The response from the natural products industry has been outstanding,” reported Howard B. Schiffer, Vitamin Angel Alliance President. He continues, “This is going to be a long-term relief effort. We’re going to need 20 million supplements to get these people through the next 6 months.”

Vitamin Angel Alliance is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization dedicated to providing basic nutrition and fighting vitamin A deficiency childhood blindness and other vitamin deficiency diseases around the world. Last year Vitamin Angels donated 23.4 million supplements to people in need in 40 countries around the world. To make donations to Vitamin Angel Alliance visit their website at: www. VitaminAngel. org. For product donations, call 805-564 -8400.

Rainbow Light is the founding donor of prenatal nutrition to Vitamin Angel Alliance’s Maternal and Child Health Project, and has been working with the Vitamin Angel Alliance since its inception in 1994. Founded in 1981, Rainbow Light has long been recognized for its strength and leadership in premium quality food-based supplementation, consumer education, and contribution to innovative social programs with a long-standing commitment to excellence, social responsibility and promoting human health and wellbeing locally and globally.

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