September 9, 2010 — Jarrow Formulas Inc. donated almost 1,800 bottles of vitamins — 768 bottles of “SOD Synergy,” a formula with CoQ10 gluthatione that protects against free radicals and 1008 bottles of “Sterol Mega,” a formula that promotes healthy triglyceride and cholesterol levels — to the AIDS Project Los Angeles Necessities of Life Program.
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease; reducing the incidence of HIV infection; and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy. APLA aspires to be a leader in the development and provision of multidisciplinary, high quality, cost-effective initiatives designed to stop HIV transmission and to reduce the human suffering caused by HIV/AIDS.
The organization responds rapidly to changes in the populations, priorities or needs of people affected by HIV disease. The APLA seeks to leverage its core competencies to maximize impact and support broader community, national and international initiatives and strategies. It strives to improve the overall quality of life for people living with HIV by increasing resources, sharing or pooling assets and working in partnerships and collaborations.
In the past, Jarrow Formulas’ has donated to other charitable organizations, including more than 10,000 containers of protein powder to Feeding America and the AIDS Project Los Angeles Necessities of Life Program in June 2010; more than 3,250 bottles of vitamins, including protein, probiotic and antioxidant-rich supplements to the Children’s Institute Inc. (CII), in Los Angeles in April 2009; and more than 1,650 bottles of vitamins to the AIDS Project Los Angeles Necessities of Life Program in November 2008.
Additionally, Jarrow associates have donated vitamins, clothing and money to other causes, including the “Enduring Freedom K.I.A. Fund” to provide financial assistance to the families of fallen American soldiers.
Source: Jarrow Formulas, www.jarrow.com