There’s something about the look in a child’s eyes when they witness a completely selfless act. It’s the kind of look that makes you want to be a better person. It’s the kind of look that reminds you any kind deed, no matter how small, has the power to make a difference.
And it’s the kind of look USANA’s management team, 1-Star Diamond Directors Tom and Lorie Mulhern, and countless other Associates saw when they arrived in Labadee, Haiti, on Tuesday morning, surrounded by children from the Foyer de Sion orphanage.
Before setting sail for Success on the High Seas, Associates were asked to bring regular, everyday items — toothpaste, soap, USANA® Nutritionals — and donate them as a way to help preserve and nurture the health of Haiti’s children. And in true USANA fashion, they didn’t disappoint. The contributions came flooding in at an incredible rate and before the captain could even give the order to shove off port, countless boxes of clothing, diapers, and other supplies had been collected.
“I know I shouldn’t be surprised at this point, but the generosity of the entire USANA family never fails to amaze me,” said CEO Dave Wentz, addressing the numerous Associates who took the time to contribute to the cause. “I can’t thank you enough for all that you’ve done and I’m sure each and every child at the Foyer de Sion orphanage thanks you as well.”
With that — a few generous donations and a few kind words — a difference was made in the lives of many. And the look in the children’s eyes that bright morning was a testament to that fact.
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