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  Programs, Stories, United States

USANA THF steps in during a time of tragedy

Several months ago, a family in the community of Olmito, Texas suffered a very tragic accident. The family of 5 lived in a trailer home. One day while the father was at work, the mother stepped out for a few minutes with their youngest child to pay the rent, and left the two older children at home. During this time, the trailer caught on fire, killing both older children. The family was heartbroken, and suffered both emotionally and physically. One of our local volunteers is a neighbor of this family. He approached the family to show love and support, and brought a Food Pak with him. He  ...

  Mexico, Programs

When the well runs dry- THF to the rescue

7 years of drought. 1,2,3,4,5,6, 7….. and counting. Can you imagine that? No rain, at all- nothing more than an a tease of a drizzle every couple of months. Now picture this, living in a remote village in Mexico that last experienced rain 7 years ago. All the wells in your village start to run dry because the water is that low- and the little water left tastes awful because of the concentration of minerals at the bottom of the well. Because water has become so rare, your village stops growing its own food, making fruit and fresh vegetables a rarity that would draw a crowd upon its  ...

  Asia, Stories

THF in Thailand

Mr. Witboon has been serving families in northern Thailand with Food Paks for three years. Once out of depression, the families he served in the beginning were able to find work and become more Financially stable.   The Food Paks they received lessened the immediate burden of providing for their hungry families, enabling them to pay for their children’s education. Those initial families have now become participants in the Food Pak program, helping to deliver Food Paks to others in need. They now serve others in their community with the same help they received. Mr. Witboon has seen 40  ...

  Europe, Stories

Meet Olga from Belarus

Olga is a working mom, who strives every day to provide for her family.  Her husband, Alexander, also works hard at home, to take care of their son, Vladik.  Vladik is handicapped, but it wasn’t always that way. Vladik was riding in a car driven by the parent of a friend.  The parent had a heart attack while driving and crashed. Immediately, Vladik’s life changed, as he sustained a severe spinal cord injury.  He now lives confined to a wheelchair or the bed.   Recently, the family was visited by one of our local volunteers.  The volunteer’s son was in the same class as Vladik and  ...

  Latin America, Recognition, Service Trips

Reflections from Carly, USANA Director and recent service trip attendee

Meet Carly Dow- USANA Director I grew up listening to music —mostly country classics and modern pop crossovers, but have recently broadened my horizons with various genres. Despite the type, I love the unique sound of each artist’s voice and the power, poise, presence, and unmistakable message that backs each song. Each song tells a story, reminding us of a profound moment or memory and I’d like to share one with you. Vicente Guerrero, Mexico November 27th, 2016 was the day I embarked on a journey that would completely alter my understanding of poverty. I had seen poverty, but never to  ...