Herbalife is Official Nutrition Sponsor of the 2013 YMCA Stair Climb for Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global nutrition company, Herbalife (NYS: HLF) , has announced that it will be the Official Nutrition Sponsor of the 2013 YMCA Stair Climb for Los Angeles. This is the 20th year of the event, which will see thousands of people climb the 1,679 stairs to the top of the US Bank Tower in Downtown Los Angeles - the tallest building west of the Mississippi - to raise vital funds in support of critical programs for children and families in the community.
As Official Nutrition Sponsor, Herbalife will be entering a number of teams of employees and will have a range of nutrition products available for sampling during the block party that takes place throughout the day of the event.
The event takes place on Friday, September 27, 2013, and for additional information, please visit www.YMCAStairClimb.org.
This agreement is part of Herbalife's broader sponsorship program aimed at promoting good nutrition as part of a healthy, active life, and further highlights Herbalife's commitment to playing an active role in its local community. Herbalife is currently the main shirt sponsor of LA's MLS Cup champions, LA Galaxy and the presenting sponsor of the Herbalife Triathlon Los Angeles. Herbalife also works with the Red Cross Los Angeles to provide disaster relief, and supports a number of local charities and organizations, such as 'A Place Called Home', the Children's Institute Inc., and the Union Rescue Mission to help provide nutrition support to vulnerable children and families in the L.A. area.
About Herbalife Ltd.
Herbalife Ltd. (NYS: 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 80 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 information about Herbalife, including financial and other information at www.herbalife.com.
About YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles
YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles (LA Y) is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening communities by supporting youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Welcoming individuals of all ages, faiths and backgrounds, the Y is committed to nurturing everyone's potential in spirit, mind and body. No one is turned away due to the inability to pay. Serving Los Angeles since 1882, the LA Y is comprised of 26 branches and three resident camps that stretch across 100 miles of Los Angeles County. Through unique programs and services, YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles provides more than a quarter million families each year with the tools and encouragement to learn, grow and thrive. For more information, visit www.ymcala.org.
About Stuart M. Ketchum Downtown YMCA
The Stuart M. Ketchum Downtown YMCA, named for the Los Angeles businessman whose dreams, efforts and philanthropy led to its opening in 1986, is the largest not-for-profit community service organization in downtown Los Angeles and an important part of community life in the many neighborhoods it serves. It is one of 26 branches that serves more than a quarter million families each year. Welcoming individuals of all ages, faiths and backgrounds, the Y is committed to nurturing everyone's potential in spirit, mind and body. No one is turned away due to the inability to pay. Through programs that promote youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, Ketchum-Downtown YMCA works to meet the health and social service needs of thousands of men, women and children, inspiring its community to learn, grow and thrive. For more information about Ketchum-Downtown YMCA, visit www.ymcala.org/kd.
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