HUMAN Healthy Vending’s recent partnership with the YMCA of the USA has been nothing short of fascinating.
In the first quarter of 2013 alone, HUMAN Healthy Vending has sold an estimated 180,000 healthful snacks in healthy vending machines placed at YMCAs across the country!
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HUMAN is proud to have completed its first full quarter of operating under a preferred vendor agreement with the YMCA of the USA, the national resource office for the nation’s 2,700 Ys. For full details of our partnership, please read here.
Prior to this partnership, roughly 80 YMCA branches in 14 states had adopted HUMAN’s healthy vending program. Now, HUMAN Healthy Vending has agreements in place with 116 YMCA branches in 27 states. This represents a 45% increase in healthy vending machines at the end of Q1!
We are incredibly proud to play a role in assisting the YMCA reach its goal of 85% adoption rate of new healthful eating and physical standards by 2015 as part of its commitment to the Partnership for a Healthier America.
HUMAN, too, has an ambitious goal to reach by 2015 and that’s having 10,000 healthy vending machines in the field. This would bring us ever closer to effectively achieving our mission to make healthy food more convenient than junk food.
The Y-USA – from its employees to its executive team and everyone in between — has made a conscious and concerted effort to improve and facilitate healthful eating at their branches and it shows.
Way to go, YMCA of the USA and all of our franchisees who have worked with their local YMCA branches to make healthy food more convenient than junk food.
If you’re interested in bringing healthy vending to your local YMCA, or in becoming a franchisee, please visit our YMCA page here or call 310.845.7745.
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