Hain Celestial Celebrates Folds of Honor Scholarship Recipient During New York Mets Pregame Ceremony

Sensible Portions®, Terra® and Garden of Eatin’® Brands Recognize US Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Donnelly’s Service By Presenting Son John with a Scholarship; Hain Celestial Has Provided Scholarship Support for More than 100 Military Families Since September 2020 

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., September 28, 2021 — The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAIN), a leading organic and natural products company providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life®, announced today that it will honor United States Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Donnelly and his son John in a pregame ceremony at the September 28th Mets-Marlins evening game. 

John is receiving a Folds of Honor scholarship for his education, and the Donnelly family will be recognized in a special pre-game ceremony on the field. The presentation is a show of appreciation on behalf of Hain Celestial brands’ partnership with Folds of Honor, a national nonprofit dedicated to providing educational scholarships to the families of fallen and disabled American service members. 

“Our better-for-you snack brands have been delighting families for years, and we’re proud to support military families’ futures through educational scholarships,” said Hain Celestial Chief Commercial Officer Chris Boever. “Our commitment to Folds of Honor and families like the Donnelly’s is an embodiment of our mission of inspiring healthier living for all.” 

Officer Robert Donnelly served his country honorably for more than eight years, serving as a medic and an explosive ordnance disposal technician. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Nation’s Defense Service Medal, and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. His son John is in the 10th grade, and plans to attend the Naval Academy after graduation. 

”As the makers of family-friendly better-for-you snacks like Sensible Portions®, Terra® and Garden of Eatin’®, we understand the importance of children’s education. As kids across the country recently started a new school year, it is a perfect time to show our support in a broader way through our partnership with Folds of Honor,” said Deana Sabatino, Vice President and General Manager, Snacks. “Our delicious snack products display the Folds of Honor seal so you can feel good that you aren’t only snacking sensibly but also helping support a great cause.” 

“Hain Celestial has been an outstanding contributor in our fight for the future of military families and a supporter of our educational programs,” said Lt. Col. Dan Rooney, Founder and CEO, Folds of Honor. “We’re proud to make a difference in the lives of military families across the country, and to educate the legacy of those who have sacrificed so much.” 

Hain Celestial brands supporting Folds of Honor include: 

  • Live Clean®: Vegetarian and cruelty-free personal care products, including hand soaps made from 98% plant and naturally derived-based ingredients, and hand sanitizer that kills 99.9% of germs. Made with recyclable bottles, you can feel good about the products you and your family use. 
  • TERRA®: Deliciously seasoned-to-perfection vegetable chips made from a collection of real vegetables like sweet potatoes, naturally blue potatoes, Yukon gold potatoes, yuca, taro, batata and parsnip. Also available in Red, White & Blues for the summer holidays.
  • Garden of Eatin’®: Perfectly crispy tortilla chips made from organic blue, yellow and white corn sourced from family-owned farms. Available in Red Hot Blues®, White Chips and Blue Chips. Sensible Portions®: Craveably, crunchy, better-for-you Garden Veggie Straws® with no artificial 

flavors or preservatives, and 30% less fat than the leading potato chip,* allows for 38 straws per serving (*7g fat in our product compared to the leading potato chip at 10g fat per 28g serving). Also available in limited edition Stars & Stripes. 

  • The Greek Gods®: Indulgently creamy Greek-style yogurt made with wholesome, quality ingredients, for a superior silky smooth texture. All Taste No Tang® Available in Strawberry, Blueberry and Honey Vanilla flavor 4-packs. 
  • Celestial Seasonings® Cold Brew Iced Tea: The perfect glass of refreshing iced tea anytime, with no boiling required. New convenient cold water steeping method brews in minutes to make any moment more chill. Available in Sweetened Black Tea, Unsweetened Black Tea, Half & Half, Citrus Sunrise and Red, White & Blueberry. 

For more information or to donate in support of a Folds of Honor scholarship, please visit foldsofhonor.org/. 

About The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. 

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAIN) is a leading organic and natural products company, committed to creating A Healthier Way of Life® since 1993. Headquartered in Lake Success, NY, with operations across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Hain represents more than 40 widely known and beloved brands in the health and wellness space, including Celestial Seasonings® tea, Terra® chips, The Greek Gods® yogurt, MaraNatha® nut butters, Garden of Eatin’® snacks and Alba Botanica® personal care products. Hain is committed to environmentally sustainable practices and is a proud partner of Folds of Honor, a 501C-3 national nonprofit dedicated to providing educational scholarships to the families of fallen and disabled American service members. For more information, visit http://www.hain.com. 

About Folds of Honor 

Folds of Honor is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to the spouses and children of military members who have fallen or been disabled while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Our educational scholarships support private school tuition or tutoring in grades K-12, as well as post-secondary tuition (two- or four-year college/university, technical or trade school). Since its inception in 2007, Folds of Honor has awarded over 35,000 scholarships totaling over $160 million in all 50 states. Among the students served, 41 percent are minorities. It is rated a four-star charity by Charity Navigator and Platinum on GuideStar. It was founded by Lt Col Dan Rooney, the only-ever F-16 fighter pilot and PGA Professional, who is currently stationed at Eglin AFB, Florida as a member of the 301st Fighter Squadron. For more information or to donate in support of a Folds of Honor scholarship visit foldsofhonor.org. 

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