Salt Lake City, UT – March 8, 2010 – PROBAR® is donating over 6000 whole food meal replacement bars to the people of Haiti, through the international hunger relief organization, Stop Hunger Now.
Stop Hunger Now (SHN) is a Raleigh, NC, based company with the mission to distribute food and lifesaving aid around the world in the most effective, efficient and sustainable manner. Since their foundation in 1998, SHN has distributed more than 23 million meals and in-kind to people in more than 79 countries.
“I personally would like to thank PROBAR® for working together with Stop Hunger Now to help feed the earthquake victims in such desperate need in Haiti,” stated Ray Buchanan, President of Stop Hunger Now. “The PROBAR® contribution is a powerful example of corporate citizenship at its best. Thank you PROBAR® for showing us that caring, compassion and corporate responsibility are all alive and well.”
Each 3 oz PROBAR® contains more than a meals worth of nutrient rich calories, is shelf stable for up to a year and ready to eat as soon as its opened. Delicious flavors and simple convenience make them a great source of healthy food for the Haitian residents working to rebuild their lives.
The two pallets of organic PROBARs begin their journey on Monday, with a trip to Virginia and then on to the Haitian recipients via an ocean carrier.
“We are honored to work with such a renowned organization,” states PROBAR® president, Jules Lambert. “We appreciate their tireless efforts to get much needed food to the people of Haiti and we are just grateful for all they have done.”
Stop Hunger Now has been active in Haiti since 1998. In the last four years alone, Stop Hunger Now has sent more than six million meals and more than $4 million worth of medical supplies, medical equipment, blankets and other assistance to Haiti. For more information and to learn what you can do to help, visit www.stophungernow.org.
About Stop Hunger Now
Stop Hunger Now is a Raleigh-based international hunger relief organization that has been fulfilling its commitment to end hunger for 12 years. Since 1998, the organization has coordinated the distribution of food and other lifesaving aid to children and families in countries all over the world. Stop Hunger Now has provided over 66 million dollars worth of direct aid and 23 million meals to more than 79 countries worldwide. For more information visit www.stophungernow.org.
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