United States – 09-13-2019 — Plexus Worldwide (Plexus®), a leading direct-selling health and wellness company focused on health and happiness, announced that it is donating 1,735 backpacks to Phoenix area non-profits focused on helping children thrive.
These generous donations will benefit local groups that work directly with families to ensure children have everything they need to start the school year off well-prepared. Here is the list of donations with the number of donated backpacks indicated:
- 780 Arizona Helping Hands
- 450 The Salvation Army
- 200 Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock
- 200 The Society of St. Vincent de Paul
- 65 Child Crisis of Arizona
- 40 Cancer Support Community Arizona
“Many of the employees and Ambassadors at Plexus are parents, so we know how important it is for children to have all the necessary school supplies so they can focus on their studies and get off to a great start,” said Mary Ann Luciano, Vice President, Philanthropy at Plexus. “We are so thankful for our non-profit partners which serve our community every day and help us provide aid to vulnerable families.”
Recent surveys show that over 20 percent of children in Arizona are food insecure, which can create challenges and barriers to learning in school. Luciano says that they hope to support these families as much as possible to help students of any background succeed this school year.
Plexus also supports Nourish One®, a one-for-one initiative where one serving of Plexus Lean™ equals one meal for a child or family in need through Feeding America®—the nation’s largest organization dedicated to fighting domestic hunger through a network of food banks. One dollar helps provide at least 10 meals secured by Feeding America on behalf of local member food banks.
*$1 helps provide at least 10 meals secured by Feeding America on behalf of local member food banks.
About Plexus Worldwide:
Plexus Worldwide, LLC, offers health and wellness products that enable people to improve their lives and well-being. With hundreds of thousands of independent business owners (“Ambassadors”) worldwide, Plexus is among the world’s 30 largest direct sales companies. The combination of Plexus products and opportunities help individuals to meet their health-wellness and financial goals. For more information, visit www.plexusworldwide.com
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