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October 19 Tuesday

Scentsy Offers ‘Love, Life, Hope’ to Support NBCF

10/19/2010

MERIDIAN, Idaho (Oct. 19, 2010) – Scentsy and the Scentsy Family Foundation, a charitable initiative of the rapidly growing home fragrance company, has partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to join the fight against breast cancer.

“Whether it’s a mother, sister, friend, or their own personal battle, many of our Scentsy employees and Consultants have been affected by breast cancer,” said Heidi Thompson, president of Scentsy and co-owner with her husband, Orville Thompson. “We wanted to show our support by helping to fight this horrible disease. The ‘Love, Life, Hope’ Cause Warmer honors NBCF and all those affected by breast cancer. It gives hope to those who are struggling now and to those who have lost a loved one to this disease.”  

Twice a year, with the help of the company’s 75,000 Independent Consultants, Scentsy chooses a new cause to support.  For the fall and winter 2010/2011 season, the ‘Love, Life, Hope’ Charitable Cause Warmer was designed to reflect the NBCF’s distinctive character to honor those affected by breast cancer.

For each ‘Love, Life, Hope’ Warmer, Scentsy donates a significant portion of profits to the NBCF. Since its release in September, the ‘Love, Life, Hope’ Warmer has already raised $150,000. In all, Scentsy anticipates donating nearly half a million dollars to help fight breast cancer.

“Our mission is to save lives through early detection and education programs, to provide mammograms for those in need, and provide nurturing support services to those affected by this disease,” said Janelle Hail, Founder/CEO of the National Breast Cancer Foundation. “Support from companies like Scentsy gives us hope and strength to continue our fight against cancer.”

The “Love, Life, Hope” Warmer features the symbolic pink ribbon, pink-and-white stripes with black accents and is available for $35 through February 2011. All Scentsy products can be purchased though a Scentsy Independent Consultant.  To find a consultant near you, use the “Find a Consultant” locator at www.scentsy.com.

About Scentsy
Scentsy, Inc. is a rapidly growing party plan company offering a variety of scented, wickless candles heated in decorative ceramic candle warmers. The simplicity and value of its flameless candle products provide a better alternative to burning wicked candles in the home and office. What began in 2004 in a 40-foot ocean container on a small sheep farm is now an international company headquartered in Meridian, Idaho, with more than 75,000 current Independent sales Consultants in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam and Canada. Visit us at www.scentsy.com.

About the National Breast Cancer Foundation
The National Breast Cancer Foundation's mission is to save lives through early detection and to provide mammograms for those in need. This includes increasing awareness through education, providing diagnostic breast care services for those in need, supporting breast cancer research programs, and providing nurturing support services. Learn more at www.nbcf.org.

CONTACT:
Stephanie Finch
sfinch@scentsy.com
208.855.1617 x5273