WTA has donated more than $90,000 to USANA charitable efforts since 2011
23 October 2015 – The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced today the Aces for Humanity initiative benefiting the USANA True Health Foundation has raised more than $25,000 this year for the not-for-profit charity whose mission is to provide the most critical human necessities to those suffering or in need.
Through the Aces for Humanity campaign, the WTA donated $10 for every ace served by one of the seven USANA Ambassadors – Genie Bouchard, Madison Keys, Monica Puig, Sloane Stephens, Samantha Stosur, Zhang Shuai and Zheng Jie – with a $5 donation being made for all other aces served at Premier-level events since March. Collectively, the seven USANA Ambassadors hit 412 of the 4,314 aces served leading to a $23,630 donation. The overall amount was increased to $25,000.
“The WTA is proud to contribute $25,000 to the USANA True Health Foundation as part of this year’s Aces for Humanity campaign,” said WTA Chairman & CEO, Stacey Allaster. “A loyal partner for more than seven years, USANA continues to promote a healthy life-style for our athletes and, more importantly, for those in need.”
“The WTA continues to play a substantial role in our humanitarian efforts year after year through its generous donations,” said USANA True Health Foundation President Elaine Pace. “We are grateful for this wonderful partnership and thank the WTA for teaming up with USANA and its foundation through this year-long campaign.”
In March 2012, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) – a global nutritional supplements company and longstanding WTA partner – created the USANA True Health Foundation to rapidly and effectively help deserving populations worldwide in times of need, and to help improve both their health and living conditions. This includes, but is not limited to, providing nutrition, clothing, shelter, medical assistance and health education. The Foundation was created by Dr. Myron Wentz, USANA’s founder, and USANA CEO, Dave Wentz, to help expand and enhance the company’s on-going charitable efforts.
USANA is one of the WTA’s global premier partners and serves as the Official Health Supplement Supplier for the WTA. Since 2006 the company has provided high-quality nutritional vitamin bars and protein snacks, supplements and meal replacement products to more than 160 WTA players, including seven of the current Top 10.