Social Responsibility

Since its inception over 80 years ago, Vegetable Juices’ products have always been about health and nutrition. Today, Steve Wiley, CEO, is further expanding the company’s focus on health, nutrition and healthy living through social responsibility, both on a local and national level.

In 2013, the company gave their support to several charities:

Local:

Hephzibah Children’s Association – Providing safety and care to society’s most vulnerable children since 1897. Group Homes, Foster Care, Family Services & Day Care.

Metropolitan Family Services – For more than 150 years, Metropolitan Family Services has responded to the evolving and critical needs of families in Chicago and the suburbs.

Misericordia – Providing a continuum of care and a network of services for people with developmental disabilities. Provides a home to over 600 children and adults with developmental and physical disabilities.

National:

Action for Healthy Kids® – Addresses the epidemic of overweight, sedentary, and undernourished youth, by focusing on changes in schools to improve nutrition and increase physical activity.

Adult Congenital Heart Association – Providing information, resources and support for adults with congenital heart disease.

Hole in The Wall Gang Camp – Dedicated to providing “a different kind of healing” to seriously ill children with cancer and serious blood diseases and their families throughout the Northeast, free of charge. It’s a community that celebrates the fun, friendship and spirit of childhood.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – Searching for ways to prevent, better treat, and ultimately cure type 1 diabetes.

Susan B. Komen – Foundation dedicated to education and research about causes, treatment, and the search for a cure of breast cancer.

Company Program:

Matching Funds – VJI offers a matching funds program for qualified charities.

VJI Employee Wellness Program – A company-wide program supporting employees’ physical and mental well-being by providing tools and programs to help make healthy lifestyle choices.