O.N.E. Coconut Water Continues Partnership With Healthy Child Healthy World With National $25,000 Fundraising Initiative

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/) — O.N.E.™ Coconut Water, a leading producer of all-natural healthy Coconut Water beverages, is excited to announce their continued partnership with Healthy Child Healthy World, the nation’s leading environmental health non-profit dedicated to preventing childhood exposure to harmful chemicals that exist in everyday life. To celebrate the renewal, O.N.E. Coconut Water launched a national campaign today to bring awareness to the importance of cleaner, greener home products for families and children.

Inaugurating today, on Earth Day, O.N.E. Coconut Water will give $1 to Healthy Child Healthy World for every “like” O.N.E. receives on their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/onecoconutwater. The initiative is an effort to bring awareness to Healthy Child Healthy World’s mission: reducing and eliminating chemical exposure in home products, furnishings, personal care products, and food.

O.N.E. Coconut Water was founded on a platform of Conscious Business, and for over five years has been providing families with naturally hydrating, preservative-free, nutritious beverage options packed with potassium and other essential electrolytes. Deepening its alignment with Healthy Child Healthy World and its commitment to producing products that boost health and wellness without added chemicals, synthetic additives or artificial ingredients, O.N.E. recently became the first and only mainstay premium coconut water brand to be certified 100% organic by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

“We are very proud of our relationship with Healthy Child Healthy World and will continue to join them in efforts to further educate families about the importance of protecting children from environmental hazards commonly found in household products, food and beverages,” said O.N.E. Founder and CEO Rodrigo Veloso. “With this campaign, our goal is to generate funding to support ongoing educational programming about ways consumers can eliminate exposure to toxins in home products and in their communities.”

Healthy Child Healthy World Interim Executive Director/CEO, Rachel Sarnoff comments, “O.N.E. Coconut Water is a long time trusted partner of our organization and one that we are very proud of. Together we are committed to taking action to create a cleaner, greener world for our children. Through funding from this campaign, we intend to expand public awareness through educational and media outreach, community engagement, events, and medical research.”

The O.N.E. Coconut Water Facebook campaign for Healthy Child Healthy World begins on Friday, April 22nd with a goal of reaching $25,000 in funding for Healthy Child Healthy World’s 2011 programming and initiatives.

O.N.E.’s product portfolio – including O.N.E. Coconut Water, O.N.E. Kids and O.N.E. Active – is available in natural products stores, supermarkets and convenience stores nationwide. For more information on O.N.E. Coconut Water please visit www.onedrinks.com.

For more information about Healthy Child Healthy World, please visit http://www.healthychild.org .

About O.N.E. Coconut Water

O.N.E.™ Coconut Water is the premier, all-natural beverage company established in 2005 by Rodrigo Veloso – a visionary instrumental in creating a whole new category of functional beverage in the U.S.  Their award winning and #1 selling coconut water is fast-becoming recognized as America’s healthiest beverage for providing enhanced hydration, essential nutrition and all five essential electrolytes (calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorous and sodium). O.N.E.™ drinks are packaged in environmentally friendly Tetra Pak cartons underscoring the company’s commitment to the Earth.  O.N.E.™ is a founding member of the Conscious Capitalism Alliance (consciouscapitalism.org) and dedicated to using its business platform to educate consumers about the importance of proper hydration in all stages and phases of life and of the power of business to make a positive difference.  As such, it supports several nonprofit organizations – most importantly Healthy Child Healthy World (www.healthychild.org). It is also collaborating with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, an initiative that supports schools nationwide in developing healthier environments with the goal of reversing the trend of childhood obesity. The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is a partnership between the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation.   O.N.E.™ Coconut Water is available in over 18,000 retail outlets including Whole Foods, Publix, Kroger Stores, Safeway, 7 Eleven, Cost Plus World Markets, Vitamin Shoppe and on Amazon.com.

About Healthy Child Healthy World

Healthy Child Healthy World is a national, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that inspires parents to protect young children from harmful chemicals. The organization exists because more than 125 million Americans, predominantly children, now face a historically unprecedented rise in chronic diseases and illnesses such as cancer, autism, asthma, allergies, birth defects, ADHD, obesity, diabetes, and learning and developmental disabilities.  Credible scientific evidence increasingly points to environmental hazards and household chemicals as causing and contributing to many of these diseases. Healthy Child Healthy World aims to educate parents, support protective policies and engage communities to make responsible decisions, simple everyday choices and well-informed lifestyle improvements to create healthy environments where children and families can flourish.