Spice giant Badia Spices announced today that due to the overwhelming success of the 2012 "Go the Extra Yard for Those with Autism" Campaign, raising $100,000. for The Dan Marino Foundation, all (1 LT) Badia Spices Olive Oil sales from September 1st to December 31st, 2013 will once again benefit the Foundation.
Badia Spices, the world's leading Hispanic-owned Spice Company offering a variety of organic, gluten free products, once again invites consumers to join their efforts in support of children and young adults living with autism. From September 1st through December 31st, 2013, when you purchase a bottle of Badia (1 LT) Extra Virgin Olive Oil anywhere in the world where Badia Spices are sold, Badia Spices will donate 5% of the proceeds from that sale to The Dan Marino Foundation.
For over 46 years, Badia Spices has brought to market the best ingredients from all corners of the world, making it a favorite among all types of cooks. More than 350 different products are prepared, packaged and shipped to 50 countries and over 46 states on a daily basis. Rich in flavor, aroma and color, each is impeccably packaged to seal in the pure flavor and freshness of the ingredient, enhancing every meal, whether a classic dinner or a culinary novelty. Badia's Olive Oil comes from the groves of sunny S pain, home to the Mediterranean spirit. Made from the first cold press of Manzanilla, Arbequina, Lechin and Picual olives, this premium oil is bottled with the promise of full aroma, freshness, rich flavor and, of course, all the attributed health benefits of olive oil.
For over 21 years, The Dan Marino Foundation has served individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities, raising more than $45 million to provide impactful programs and services, so their future can take root and blossom. Among the Foundation's "first-of-its-kind" initiatives were the Miami Children's Hospital Dan Marino Center, Childnett.tv, the Marino Autism Research Institute, Marino Adapted Aquatics, Summer STEPS Employment Programs, and now, opening in 2014, Marino Campus. "Badia Spices is excited to continue to partner with The Dan Marino Foundation," said Joseph "Pepe" Badia, President of Badia Spices. "This partnership enables us to support the autism community by funding programs that fulfill the Foundation's mission, to empower individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities through therapies, research, education, and employment."
"Pepe Badia's generosity is reflected in his business and throughout our community. He does good things for others, giving always from his heart. My family and families served by the Foundation are forever grateful, he's a champion," said, Dan Marino, Chairman of The Dan Marino Foundation.
About Badia Spices:
Established in 1967 by Jose Badia, Badia Spices is the world's leading privately Hispanic- owned spice manufacturer with 2012 sales totaling over $100 million. Badia Spices has brought to market the finest ingredients from all corners of the world, making it a favorite among all types of cooks. More than 350 different products are prepared, packaged and shipped to 50 countries and over 46 states on a daily basis. In addition Badia Spices is committed to offering their consumers the highest quality. Badia Spices has added an Organic and Gluten-Free line, and is proud to have its products certified by Safe Quality Foods, an audit recognized around the world as being one of the most rigorous and credible food safety management systems in the marketplace today. For more information, visit the company's website www.badiaspices.com.
About The Dan Marino Foundation: The Dan Marino Foundation, Inc., a 501(c) 3 organization was established in 1992 by Dan and Claire Marino, motivated by their experiences in raising their son, Michael, who is diagnosed with autism. The Foundation's mission is "empowering individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities through therapies, research, education, and employment in pursuit of a greater quality of life." For over 21 years, the Foundation has served individuals with disabilities in South Florida and raised more than $45 million to create unique and impactful initiatives in the community. Among these "first-of-their-kind" initiatives were the Miami Children's Hospital Dan Marino Center, Childnett.tv, the Marino Autism Research Institute, Marino Adapted Aquatics, Summer STEPS Employment Programs, and now, opening in 2014, Marino Campus. For more information, please visit www.danmarinofoundation.org.