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  Latin America, Programs, Recognition, Stories

National Philanthropy Day

Happy National Philanthropy Day, guys! We want to take this opportunity to say THANK YOU for all that you do to support the Foundation. This year alone, we have been able to do so much good for the world, and it’s all because of YOU! From relief efforts in Mexico during the earthquake, to Puerto Rico and Texas after the hurricanes, and not to mention the hundreds of thousands of meals provided for those in need worldwide- you have supported a tremendous amount of good. Stories like the one below warm our hearts every time we hear them, because they remind us of just how grateful we  ...

  Areas, Europe, Stories

A timely break

Nadia is a loving mother in Ukraine who has received help from the Food Pak ministry at a critical time.  Her husband is disabled and unable to work.  She has two boys, Vlad, who is eight, and Denis, who is three. As our local volunteers began to visit Nadia’s family, they learned about Denis’ physical condition and need.  The young boy has a condition called congenital Symphalangia in his hands and feet.  His individual fingers and toes need to be separated by surgery.  For the problem to be corrected, Denis will require ten surgeries, each costing $400 USD. The average salary for a  ...

  Areas, 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  ...

  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  ...