RESCUE® Remedy Donates $21,000 to Whole Planet Foundation®

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Donation from October Sales Supports Efforts to Alleviate Poverty through Microfinance Projects Around the Globe

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For more than 75 years, RESCUE® Remedy* has helped women and families around the globe stress less and stay calm. Today, the company announced it will donate $21,200 to Whole Planet Foundation, a Whole Foods Market® foundation, to help fund the nonprofit’s efforts to alleviate poverty through microcredit in developing communities around the world.

The donation is the result of RESCUE Remedy’s pledge to donate five percent of October product sales at Whole Foods Market locations nationwide to Whole Planet Foundation. The $21,200 is enough to create 131 new microloans that have the potential to support more than 700 people striving to lift themselves out of poverty. When a microcredit client repays their loan, the money is re-loaned to other borrowers in the same community, creating a cycle of support for entrepreneurial efforts for years to come. To date, Whole Planet Foundation has authorized $34 million and funded more than $22 million in microfinance programs in 54 countries, positively impacting more than 1.4 million people worldwide.

“RESCUE Remedy helps women around the world cope with day-to-day stresses. Our donation to Whole Planet Foundation is an exciting way for us to provide financial stress relief to entrepreneurial women who are fighting poverty and supporting themselves, their families and making a positive impact in their communities,” Katrina Eichenfeldt, Senior Brand Manager, RESCUE Remedy. “We are so pleased to make this donation to Whole Planet Foundation and support their efforts.”

“In the impoverished communities Whole Planet Foundation supports around the world, a loan as small as $200 can have a tremendous, lasting impact for borrowers – empowering them with a chance to change their own lives,” said Philip Sansone, president and executive director for Whole Planet Foundation. “RESCUE Remedy’s generous donation will help hundreds of women shape a brighter future for themselves and their families, and we’re so thankful for their support.”

Trusted for more than 75 years in more than 66 countries, RESCUE Remedy provides an all-natural, gentle and effective approach to managing everyday stress. A blend of five of the 38 Bach Original Flower Remedies, RESCUE Remedy is formulated to help consumers stress less and keep up with life’s demands. RESCUE Remedy is available in several convenient formats to fit within anyone’s busy day. RESCUE spray, drops, gum and pastilles are all easy to use and discreet, are 100 percent natural, non-habit forming and safe for the entire family.

For more information please visit RESCUE Remedy at http://www.rescueremedy.com, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/rescueremedy. For more information on Whole Planet Foundation, please visit http://www.wholeplanetfoundation.org.

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About Nelsons
Nelsons is a wholly owned subsidiary of London based A. Nelsons & Co. Ltd., the UK's largest and one of Europe’s oldest manufacturers of natural healthcare and homeopathy products. For over 150 years, Nelsons has been internationally recognized for its long-standing commitment to supplying the highest quality natural medicines that meet all regulatory and quality standards. Since 1995, Nelsons USA has been the sole North American distributor of the Bach® Original Flower Remedies, the RESCUE Remedy® family of products, Spatone® purAbsorb™ Iron supplement, Nelsons® Homeopathy and the Nelsons® Pure & Clear™ skin care system. For more information on our products, please visit http://www.nelsonsnaturalworld.com or call 1-800-319-9151.

*The claims for this product are based upon traditional homeopathic practice. They have not been reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration.

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