Lehi, Utah – July 11, 2019 –
Today Young Living Essential Oils
, the world leader in essential oils, celebrates the second annual International Essential Oils Day (IEOD). The only holiday of its kind, IEOD was established in 2018 to help oil enthusiasts around the world share the power of pure essential oils. The excitement surrounding the day was amplified through social media with the official hashtag #IEOD, amassing more than 2 million impressions in a 24-hour period.
Young Living raised more than $235,000 during the inaugural International Essential Oils Day
on July 11, 2018. During the day-long celebration, 5 percent of all company sales were donated to the Young Living Academy in Chongon, Ecuador, and 41,441 Young Living members from 66 countries made more than 45,247 orders to contribute to the final donation total. This year the tradition will continue, with a goal of raising $250,000 to benefit the children and families served by the D. Gary Young, Young Living Foundation.
IEOD is a day dedicated to appreciating oils as natural resources and promoting sustainable farming. To celebrate this unique holiday, Young Living encourages oil enthusiast from all over the world to plant a tree or other botanical in support of environmental conservation, try a new essential oil, or share a favorite essential oil with a friend.
For the Young Living community and Young Living as a company, IEOD serves as a platform to raise awareness about sustainability processes that are good for the planet, including Young Living’s Seed to Seal®
quality commitment that protects the environment and ensures the highest quality standards for its essential oil products.
“D. Gary Young started the Young Living Foundation at the Young Living Academy, and it has been the heart, soul, and inspiration for our members’ generosity,” said Jared Turner, President and Chief Operating Officer of Young Living Essential Oils. “Our passionate members will once again make good on their promise to carry on Gary’s legacy as they encourage one another to donate on this day in his memory. They know that this special tribute to the memory of our founder will help make the world a better place for everyone.”
To learn about Young Living’s Seed to Seal process, visit SeedToSeal.com
To learn about the D. Gary Young, Young Living Foundation or to make a donation, visit YoungLivingFoundation.org
. To learn more about how you can contribute to a more sustainable world, visit your local Department of Environmental Protection.