Vaibhav Global expands its One for One program in the US
Sanjay Krishna | Myequity news | Date : 09-08-2018 16:00:00 IST
Vaibhav Global Limited (VGL), a global electronic retailer of fashion jewellery and lifestyleaccessories has recently extended its One for One program to the U.S.
Shop LC, VGL’s U.S. subsidiary, has partnered with the No Kid Hungry campaign to expand itsShop LC One for One program, which seeks to end childhood hunger globally. For each productsold, Shop LC currently donates one meal to a hungry child in India, and through thepartnership with No Kid Hungry, the company’s donations will now helpkids in the U.S. by giving healthy meals during the school day and in the summer.
“Since we started Shop LC One for Onein October 2017, we matched morethan 5 million purchases from ourcustomers, regardless of the amount ofthe order, and donated more than 5million meals to those in need. Bypartnering with No Kid Hungry, we arenow able to help children in need right here in the U.S.,” said Kevin Lyons, President of Shop LC.
“It may come as a surprise, but millions of children in this country are living with hunger. Thisnot only impacts their overall growth and health, but means they’re not getting the nutritionneeded to focus and perform well in class. No Kid Hungry has the solution as the number ofchildren facing hunger has dropped by one-third since the campaign launched in 2010. They willbe a great partner for us as they hold the same values and goals we do.”
“Today in America, one in six children faces hunger,” said Jill Davis, Senior Vice PresidentCorporate Partnerships, No Kid Hungry. “We’re proud to partner with a philanthropic-focused company like Shop LC as they’ll be fundamental in contributing to the ongoing effort to end childhood hunger in everycommunity across the country.”
Sunil Agrawal,founder of Vaibhav Global Ltd started the online retailer’s philanthropic mission in India.The parent company Shop LC'S saw the need for hunger and they are battleing hunger along with education crisis amongst school children in the country.
The one for one initiative and with the help from their partner NGO, Akshaya Pātra, Vaibhav Global Ltd. along with itssubsidiaries, Shop LC Inc., USA and The Jewellery Channel, UK (TJC) have delivered millions of hot meals to school childrenacross India, US and UK.About Shop LC :
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Shop LC (formerly Liquidation Channel), is a wholly ownedsubsidiary of Vaibhav Global Ltd. (VGL), a vertically integrated electronic retail company withglobal sourcing and manufacturing capabilities. Shop LC is a value-conscious, sociallyresponsible, interactive retailer focused on the fine jewelry, beauty, fashion, home décor andlifestyle products. Established in 2007, Shop LC reaches approximately 61 million U.S. TVhouseholds via metrics standard, high-definition and digital streamed programming offered 24hours a day, seven days a week, live 365 days a year. Shop LC is also proud to serve thecommunities where it has operations. Shop LC One for One is a global campaign that donatesone meal to a hungry child for each item that is purchased. Whether it’s giving meals to hungrychildren, making contributions to local non profits or helping folks find affordable luxuryproducts, service to customers and communities is at Shop LC’s core.About No Kid Hungry :
No child should go hungry in America. But 1 in 6 kids will face hunger this year. No Kid Hungry isending childhood hunger through effective programs that provide kids with the food they need.This is a problem we know how to solve. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of Share Our Strength, anorganization working to end hunger and poverty.About Vaibhav Global Limited :
Vaibhav Global Limited (VGL) is a vertically integrated electronic retailer of discount fashionjewelry and lifestyle accessories in developed markets with direct access to over 86 millionhouseholds (FTE) through its TV home shopping networks – Shop LC in the US and The JewelleryChannel (TJC) in the UK. VGL’s TV channels reach customers directly 24x7 on all the major cable,satellite and DTH platforms – Dish TV, DirecTV, Comcast, Verizon Fios, Time Warner, AT and T, Sky,Virgin, Freeview, Freesat etc. The Company’s e-commerce websites www.ShopLC.com in the US and www.TjC.co.uk in the UK, together with mobile and smart TV applications complement TVcoverage and diversify customer engagement.