I was recently asked if I'd like to try a new product, a snack bar from a brand called simply - this bar saves lives. I took a little time to look at their website and find out exactly what makes this brand different from the tons of other bars sold in stores. The biggest thing is that this brand is focused on bringing awareness to the millions of people who die from malnutrition every year.
There is a startling fact that led the founders of This Bar Saves Lives (actors and activists Kristen Bell, Ryan Devlin, Todd Grinnell and Ravi Patel) to create this social enterprise: severe acute malnutrition leads to 2.6 million deaths per year. To put that in perspective, that's one child every 12 seconds. It's devastating – for those harmed, their families and their communities.
That’s where This Bar Saves Lives comes in. They're the makers of 3 delicious, non-GMO snack bars packed with superfoods. Whole Foods brought them in stores to bring awareness to their buy-one, give-one movement. For each bar you purchase, one life-saving packet of Plumpy'Nut®—a nutrient-rich paste—is donated to a malnourished child across the world.
I know, I'm not the poster child for activism but if I can easily help to support a cause just by choosing to purchase one type of snack for my family over another, you'd better believe I will. Not to mention - these bars are freakin delish!
Each of us in my family likes a different flavor, which works out so that we don't have to fight over who gets which one. ;) This chocolate cherry one is Hannah's favorite, she says it reminds her of her favorite ice cream...
This one is my favorite, it just tastes so good I could eat them all day. Yum.
And this blueberry one is my husband's favorite...which doesn't come as a surprise to anyone in our house...that man could eat his weight in blueberries on a daily basis. For real.
Now, I'm sure y'all are salivating and wondering where you can find this bar saves lives...well friends, let me tell you, you can find these tasty treats at your local Whole Foods or you can buy online, or you can check this link to find a store near you that carries them.
So, let's recap: on top of being totally delicious, you can also feel good about giving them to your family because they are non-GMO, they are gluten free and organic. Additionally, you are helping those in need to get much needed food packs with every bar you purchase..win-win in my book.