Isagenix International Raises $348,000 for Make-A-Wish® at Annual Conference
Company Has Raised a Total of $1.86 Million for the Non-Profit Organization
CHANDLER, Ariz.—October 8, 2014 – Isagenix, a global health and wellness company, ended its annual 2014 “Strength in Momentum” Celebration event in San Diego by raising $348,000 for Make-A-Wish® in less than one hour. Additionally, Isagenix and Make-A-Wish surprised wish kid Ben, an 11-year-old battling leukemia, with an onstage wish reveal. This fall, Ben’s wish to meet a platypus in Australia will be granted!
“Isagenix is committed to improving world health through stewardship and the support of children’s charities,” said Kathy Coover, Isagenix Co-Founder and Executive Vice President. “Our team of Associates and staff are members of our family. We’re passionate about helping to change the lives of children battling life-threatening medical conditions who deserve a fun distraction from their day-to-day fight.
”During the past 10 years, Isagenix has raised more than $5 million for children’s charities. This includes $1.86 million for Make-A-Wish in the past two years, which has helped grant more than 200 wishes to deserving children. More than 400,000 Isagenix Associates and staff members have the opportunity to contribute to Make-A-Wish on an ongoing basis.
“Our Associates and staff continue to show how committed they are to joining together to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others,” said Kevin Adams, Isagenix CEO. “Their combined generosity enabled us to more than double the amount raised compared to last year’s annual Celebration event and reflects our company’s strength and stability to positively transform the health and well-being of people around the world.”
About Make-A-Wish:Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Make-A-Wish is the world’s largest wish-granting organization, serving children in nearly 50 countries on five continents. With the help of generous donors and more than 32,000 volunteers worldwide, Make-A-Wish grants a wish somewhere in the world every 22 minutes on average. Since 1980, it has granted more than 334,000 wishes to children around the world. For more information about Make-A-Wish America, visit wish.org and for more information on Make-A-Wish International, visit worldwish.org.
About Isagenix International
Established in 2002, Isagenix International believes that everyone deserves to experience a healthy, joyful, and abundant life. The global wellbeing company artfully crafts more than 175 effective products and offers a supportive community for its more than 550,000 customers worldwide. Isagenix shares its products through a network of independent distributors in 26 markets: the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, South Korea, Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, and Switzerland. The private family-owned company has its world headquarters in Gilbert, Arizona. For more information, visit Isagenix.com.