Saving the World’s Children…One Vitamin at a Time. ~ Janette Rizk

Via on Nov 9, 2010
Vitamin A dosing in Haiti. ©VitaminAngels/HT09/Dayka

Did you know?

  • One third of all childhood deaths are caused by malnutrition.
  • An estimated 190 million children suffer from vitamin A deficiency worldwide.
  • A simple, cost-effective vitamin A capsule each six months can prevent blindness and reduce under-five mortality by 23 percent

Whole Foods Market‘s latest podcast shares the story of Vitamin Angels, an organization that is profoundly changing the lives of children around the world by connecting children under five with vital nutrients they need to survive and thrive.
To raise awareness of Vitamin Angels, Whole Foods Market will donate $1 for the first 5,000 people that share their thoughts in response to the Viva Vitamin Angels podcast in November. To listen to the podcast and share your thoughts, visit: http://blog.wholefoodsmarket.com/2010/11/viva-vitamin-angels/

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2 Responses to “Saving the World’s Children…One Vitamin at a Time. ~ Janette Rizk”

  1. Sarah says:

    Thanks for sharing!

  2. [...] West. Whose elephant’s favorite, most inspiring, most essential, for-real non-profit ever? Vitamin Angels! Why? 24,500,000 million children were helped last year alone—and this year they’re aiming [...]

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