Emerald Brand Donates to American Heart Association Go Red for Women Event
Syosset, New York, February 12, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Emerald Brand recently participated in the American Heart Association’s 2016 Go Red for Women luncheon event at the Crest Hollow Country Club to benefit cardiovascular diseases.
To support the cause, Emerald donated a gift basket filled with its earth-friendly cleaning products and Tree-Free™, BPA free, and chlorine free disposables. The company also gave away 1,200 Tree-FreeTM pocket tissue packs that were placed in each attendees ‘swag bag.’
“We are happy to participate in an event centered on well-being because our mission of sustainable and toxic-free product manufacturing is so closely tied to health and wellness,” stated Emerald Brand Managing Director, Jaclyn McDuffey. “Our goal is not only to save the environment, but also to improve the overall health of the community.”
Luncheon attendees learned about the risks and warning signs of heart diseases and strokes. Cardiovascular diseases cause one in three women’s deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every minute. The American Heart Association Go Red for Women events help raise public awareness about cardiovascular disease and the risk factors, particularly as they apply to women.
About Emerald Brand:
Established in 1997, Emerald Brand produces everyday disposable products from sustainable, alternative materials at affordable prices. With a robust product line ranging from Tree-Free™ and petroleum-free tissue and food service products to Earth-friendly cleaning and packaging solutions, Emerald Brand makes it easy to green homes and businesses. Emerald Brand products are available for consumer purchase at www.emeraldbrand.com and for businesses at www.paradigm-grp.com.
About the American Heart Association:
The American Heart Association encourages awareness of heart disease, and also action to save more lives. The Go Red For Women events harness the energy, passion and power women have when banning together to collectively wipe out heart disease. It challenges them to know their risk for heart disease and take action to reduce their personal risk. It also gives them the tools they need to lead a heart healthy life.
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