SOURCE: Nourish America

March 12, 2008 01:00 ET

Nourish America to Be Honored at Fundraiser at Expo West

Women in Naturals Event Will Benefit the Nationwide Award Winning Charity

SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwire - March 12, 2008) - During the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA, Women in Naturals will host a fundraiser for the top-rated charity Nourish America on Friday, March 14th at 6pm.

Since 1999, Nourish America has been improving the health of tens of thousands of low income children, families and seniors across the country by providing vitamin supplements and nourishing food. "We are very grateful to be chosen by Women in Naturals to be the beneficiary of their networking fundraiser this year. Their support reflects the appreciation and respect that Nourish America has earned in the eyes of the women executives in the Natural Products Industry. We are very grateful for their trust and belief in our work," says Michael Morton, Nourish America's Executive Director.

Women in Naturals is a networking and fundraising event held by women in the natural and healthy products industry. The event, to be located at the Anaheim Hilton Sun Deck, will include food, wine, festivities, and an exciting raffle with a variety of prizes. "We appreciate the work that Nourish America has done over the years to benefit women," explained New Hope Media's Dove Weissman. "We are very happy to support the important work of this great organization at Women in Naturals."

Dr. Hyla Cass, former president of Nourish America will be the keynote speaker at this event. Dr. Cass is a nationally recognized natural health expert and author. Nourish America will be providing information about the organization and their award winning programs at booth #5062.

About Nourish America

Nourish America™ is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization committed to improving the health of those at risk of malnutrition through vitamin supplementation, nourishing foods (including naturals and organics) and health education. Since 1999, Nourish America has provided nutritional aid to children, prenatal mothers, teens, senior citizens, veterans, and natural disaster victims in all 50 states. Nourish America has received the highest rating two years in a row from Charity Navigator, the nation's leading charity watchdog organization, ranking it in the top 14% of 5,000 of America's best-known charities for fiscal management. Independent audits of Nourish America's finances show that 94% of all donations go directly to programs and those served.

Contact Information

  • Gillian Christie
    Christie Communications
    Tel.: (805) 962-1347
    Email Contact

    Mary Morton
    Nourish America™
    (805) 794-3388
    Email Contact