The Arbonne Charitable Foundation recently donated more than $10,000 worth of health and wellness products to the nonprofit umbrella that includes Aloha House, Maui Youth & Family Services and Malama Family Recovery Center. The three agencies provide behavioral health and other related services to more than 6,000 individuals and families each year in Maui County.
“We are deeply grateful to Arbonne for their extraordinarily generous donation,” said tri-agency Development Coordinator Frances Duberstein. “The majority of our clients are low income, and a number of them are homeless, so they struggle to afford even some of the most personal care supplies. This gift will directly benefit individuals experiencing mental health emergencies or seeking treatment for substance abuse, as well as youth in therapeutic foster care and other outreach programs.”
Maui resident and Arbonne International Executive National Vice President, Autumn Shields, spearheaded efforts to get the items donated and distributed among the three agencies. In October Shields chaired Maui Youth & Family Services’ “Gift of You” event for Maui teens sponsored by Arbonne Charitable Foundation that also included product giveaways.
“We donated these products to help vulnerable individuals in our community feel better about themselves and because we want them to know that there are people who care about them and their well-being,” said Shields.