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Weight Watchers Launches Second Annual Lose For Good(TM) Campaign
Date:8/31/2009

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"With 12.4 million children in the United States at risk of hunger, and a record 34.4 million people on SNAP (formerly food stamps), the funds raised through the Lose For Good campaign have never been more critical to our mission. Share Our Strength has made a commitment to end childhood hunger in the United States by 2015 while improving nutrition and child health, and Weight Watchers has become one of our most important partners in the fight to achieve that goal," says Bill Shore, Founder and Executive Director.

"Thanks to Weight Watchers, Action Against Hunger will be able to reach more children suffering from life-threatening malnutrition around the world - a condition that results in some five million childhood deaths every year," said Nan Dale, Executive Director of Action Against Hunger. "Our organization is proud to partner with Weight Watchers on the Lose For Good Campaign to raise greater awareness about solutions to global hunger while simultaneously promoting healthier lifestyles at home."

To participate in the Lose For Good campaign, visit www.loseforgood.com.

About Weight Watchers International, Inc.

Weight Watchers International, Inc. is the world's leading provider of weight management services, operating globally through a network of Company-owned and franchise operations. Weight Watchers holds over 50,000 weekly meetings where members receive group support and education about healthy eating patterns, behavior modification and physical activity. WeightWatchers.com provides innovative, subscription weight management products over the Internet and is the leading Internet-based weight management provider in the world. In addition, Weight Watchers offers a wide range of products, publications and programs for those interested in weight loss and weight control.


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