Malibu Wellness donates over 10,000 hand sanitizers to United Way
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FORT MYERS, Fla. - Floridant -- Malibu Wellness donated over 10,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to the Gifts in Kind program of United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades, which distributes millions of items to nonprofits and community partners at no cost, allowing agencies to spend donations for programming.

"Our Gifts in Kind program distributes $5 million worth of physical goods from community partners each year," said Jeannine Joy, President and CEO of United Way. "While the variety of items we distribute is endless, PPE (personal protective equipment) has been a central focus throughout the pandemic. Clean hands are always important, and resources continue to be a major need among United Way Partner Agencies and Community Partners. We are grateful to Malibu Wellness for this donation."

At the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Malibu switched gears to begin focusing on safe and effective sanitizing solutions, creating liquid and gel hand sanitizer in several sizes. Through continued outreach, Malibu C CUR8 Hand Sanitizer has helped numerous nonprofits, healthcare providers and other industries maintain sanitation efforts throughout the duration of the pandemic.

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"Malibu Wellness is dedicated to our communities and continues to find ways to bolster wellness initiatives," said Tom Porter, President of Malibu Wellness. "Wellness is not just a word in our company's name; it is embedded in our lifestyle."

For more information on Malibu Wellness, visit or call 800-622-7332.

For information on the United Way Gifts in Kind program, visit

About United Way

United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades has raised and distributed almost $200 million since established in 1957. All money raised in the United Way campaign stays in the local community to help support the local human service network. In addition to raising funds for human service organizations in our community, United Way promotes partnerships and collaborations among agencies and initiatives, helping them to work together focusing on issues and solutions that continue to improve lives.

For more information, please call United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades at 239-433-2000 or visit

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