SAN FRANCISCO, August 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Rodan + Fields, a leading skincare brand powered by a direct selling business, announced the second round of Youth Empowerment Fund donations through its support of the Prescription for Change project. . Launched in August 2021the Fund will invest a total of 5 million US dollars over 3 years to empower young people to drive social and environmental change.
In 2022, donations totaling US$1.55 million will support 11 nonprofit organizations to advance career readiness and life skills training, provide mental health services, and foster environmental conservation in historically underserved communities across North America and Australia. Donations will go to existing partners, After School Matters, Inc, buildOn Inc., Posse Foundation, Student Energy and The Smith Family, as well as new partners, Boys & Girls Club of Porto RicoGreen Guerillas Inc., Huckleberry Youth Programs Inc., Mending Matters, Residential Youth Services & Empowerment and Save the Bay.
Rodan + Fields’ support of the Youth Empowerment Fund builds on its proud heritage of changing lives with its community of independent consultants, having invested nearly 18 million US dollars in nonprofit partners who have provided educational and vocational assistance, service-learning and disaster relief to 1.7 million young people worldwide since 2008. The company is proud to have donated from a total of US$2.8 million of the Youth Empowerment Fund since 2021 to advance the company’s commitment to giving, marking that they are more than halfway to their 3-year goal.
“We believe that philanthropy is a powerful tool to empower young people to become positive leaders and agents of change in their communities,” said Lindsay Vignoles, Director of Environment, Social and Governance, Rodan + Fields. “Giving back is a fundamental part of our Make a good strategyand we are honored to support our existing and new partners to create a more inclusive and sustainable future.”
As social and environmental challenges continue to grow, Rodan + Fields sees its investments in young people as part of the solution and has aligned with its mission to have a life-changing impact on people and the planet. According Jessica RaefieldDirector of Human Resources, Rodan + Fields, “The next generation will inherit what the current generation leaves behind. Equipping young people with the tools and resources they need to create a better future is what Youth Empowerment Fund hopes to achieve.”
To learn more about Rodan + Field’s philanthropic investments, please visit rodanandfields.com.
About Rodan + Fields
Rodan + Fields was launched in 2002 and founded by Stanford-Trained dermatologists Dr. Katie Rodan and dr. Kathy Fields with a mission to provide dermatology-inspired skincare and an entrepreneurial opportunity to change lives. Rodan + Fields is the leading skin care brand founded by dermatologists in North America in 2021* and the #1 skincare brand in the US for 4 consecutive years (2018 – 2021)**. Rodan + Fields prides itself on its diet-based skincare and award-winning innovation, powerful direct-selling business model and global community of independent consultants. Products are available from independent R+F consultants or on the Rodan + Fields website at rodanandfields.com.
*Source Euromonitor International Limited; Beauty and Personal Care, 2022 Edition, Retail Value RSP Terms; all channels, Premium Skincare.
**Source Euromonitor International Limited; Beauty and Personal Care Edition 2022; all strings; The Premium skincare program includes sets and kits; retail value RSP terms.
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