Month: March 2020

Bri Takes Cooking Classes at Healy Murphy Center Inc

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Bri began visiting the Healy Murphy Center (HMC) our Casa partner in San Antonio, Texas, over two years ago, when she was 15 years old.  When she arrived to the program, she had just experienced the trauma of her mother’s murder and came from an unstable, food-insecure living arrangement.  Needless to say, she was having … Read More

Cristiana’s Battle Against A Congenital Heart Condition

Friday, March 20, 2020

Cristiana was born in December 2015 after a long and difficult pregnancy. Doctors called Cristiana’s parents from the hospital to tell them that their child suffered from a congenital heart condition. Medical professionals said there was little hope. Cristiana needed an oxygenating device for support because she could not breathe on her own. After two … Read More

Proper nutrition and care in the first 1,000 days of a child’s life helps improve physical and cognitive development

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Arianna faced medical and developmental challenges as soon as she was born.  She spent her first seven weeks of life in a neonatal intensive care unit. She has since been diagnosed with Sotos syndrome – a rare genetic disorder affecting 1 in every 14,000 people, characterized by distinctive facial features, overgrowth during childhood, as well … Read More

Lily Missions Center through the eyes of a child

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Every summer, children have the opportunity to enjoy different activities at the Lily Missions Center (LMC), a Casa Herbalife Nutrition partner in North America. Some of these activities include: music lessons, summer school, gardening, reading, cooking classes and more! Anna, one of the participants at the six-week summer program, shared her fascinating experience that she … Read More