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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, October 16, 2015

Vitamin Angels Raises Over $200,000 at Coastal Golf Classic

SANTA BARBARA, CA – Vitamin Angels, a local nonprofit that provides vitamins to children and mothers in need, raised over $200,000 at its 3rd Annual Coastal Golf Classic at Sandpiper Golf Course in Santa Barbara on Friday, September 25. The organization set a goal to raise enough funds to help one million children. Vitamin Angels’ fundraising efforts are record-breaking for funds raised through an event on the Central Coast.

“We’re proud and honored to call Santa Barbara our hometown,” said Howard Schiffer, president and founder of Vitamin Angels. “Thanks to the support of our sponsors and participants we will be able to bring critically needed vitamins to children and mothers in the U.S. and around the world.”

Guests enjoyed a full day of golf as well as a cocktail reception and dinner. Entertainment included special performances by dancers from the Linda Vega Dance Studio and presentations from Heather Hughes, Divisional Merchandise Manager for Walgreens, Vitamin Angels’ President and Founder Howard Schiffer, and Content Marketing Manager for Vitamin Angels, Jill Agonias.

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Vitamin Angels is a Santa Barbara-based non-profit helping at-risk populations in need—specifically pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five—gain access to lifesaving and life changing vitamins and minerals. Vitamin Angels works to reach underserved communities across the U.S. and in more than 50 countries around the world. Vitamin Angels has received eight consecutive four-star ratings from Charity Navigator for Financial Health, Accountability and Transparency. To learn more, visit vitaminangels.org.

Contact

Natalie Hernandez 805.456.5129
nhernandez@vitaminangels.org

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