With All Net Proceeds Supporting Its Three Charity Partners
YGYI, Inc. (YGYI), a leading omni-direct lifestyle company, has announced its Be The Change 5K Run/Walk, taking place Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Hilton Bayfront Park in San Diego. The 5K is just one of a number of activities that will be part of Youngevity’s annual convention that runs from August 23rd through August 25th. With its main theme front in center (It Only Takes 3.1 Miles To Make a Difference), this event aims to unite members of the Youngevity community and the open public alike, in an effort to help those in need. You may register for the 5K be clicking here https://events.hakuapp.com/f383c36c0dcbc92ba282. Whether you are a competitive 5k runner or looking for a beautiful and healthy walk along the harbor of San Diego all are welcome to participate.
Youngevity has committed to donating a minimum of $30,000 (100 percent of all net proceeds) to be distributed equally among its three 5K charity partners: Make-A-Wish San Diego, Caterina’s Club, and the Gary Sinise Foundation.
Participants can also support additional causes at the event. Military Donation Box benefits deployed soldiers with essential items while they’re abroad. And Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego provides a home away from home for the families of critically ill or injured children in San Diego. Participants can also pay it forward, by setting up their own online fundraising page, with 100 percent of donations directly benefitting the three charity partners.
According Youngevity Be the Change Foundation Director, Lisa “Sunshine” Briskie: “Giving back is at the heart of everything we believe in, and we’re particularly thrilled to have this opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives. When communities come together for a good cause, everybody wins.”
The day will conclude with a Wellness Fair, where participants can network with prominent local vendors to sample products, as well as interact with representatives from the three main charity partners.
About Youngevity International, Inc.
YGYI, Inc. (NASDAQ:YGYI), is a leading omni-direct lifestyle company offering a hybrid of the direct selling business model, that also offers e-commerce and the power of social selling. Assembling a virtual Main Street of products and services under one corporate entity, YGYI offers products from the six top selling retail categories: health/nutrition, home/family, food/beverage (including coffee), spa/beauty, apparel/jewelry, as well as innovative services. The Company was formed in the course of the summer 2011 merger of Youngevity Essential Life Sciences with Javalution® Coffee Company (now part of the company’s food and beverage division). The resulting company became Youngevity International, Inc. in July 2013. For investor information, please visit YGYI.com. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
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