Nominations for the 2024 Global and Regional Humanitarians are now live!
Nominations for Europe, Middle East, Africa & India Regional Humanitarian will be live on September 15, 2023.
Nominations for North America Regional Humanitarian will be live on November 1, 2023.
Nominations for South & Central American Regional Humanitarian will be live on November 15, 2023.
Nominations for Mexico Regional Humanitarian will be live on November 23, 2023.
2023 Global and Regional Humanitarians of the Year
Nominations were received from around the world and were anonymously evaluated based on the nominee’s philanthropic activity, community leadership, volunteerism and advocacy. Through their outstanding involvement and dedication, these incredible people have made a significant contribution to changing lives.
In addition to this amazing accomplishment, Global Humanitarians will receive a $20,000 USD donation to give to a charitable organization of their choice, and Regional Humanitarians will receive $5,000 USD.
Trey and Mamie Herron – Global Humanitarian and North America Humanitarians
Trey and Mamie Herron are amazing leaders with big hearts who are always thinking of ways to give back to communities throughout North America, and are amazing at gathering folks together to help make an impact.
They have created physical challenges to raise funds, such as the Extortion Memorial Run that raised over $10K. Last year for virtual Honors – they led a team fundraiser to motivate their organization, helping gather over $125K for our Casa Herbalife Nutrition program, and even matching some of those funds themselves. They supported the American Cancer Society, coming in at #1 in Mississippi and #7 overall by raising over $66K for their Real Men Wear Pink campaign. Through their support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Wounded Warriors, Trey and Mamie demonstrate that when you show up for others, your entire world can change.
Giving comes naturally to both Trey and Mamie and a passion for helping others is the reason why they are the 2023 Global Humanitarians.
Katherine Yiu & Felan Yu — Asia Pacific Humanitarians
Katherine Yiu and Felan Yu have been active contributors to their community and supporters of HNF for years. For Hong Kong’s 30th Anniversary Event hosted at a theme park, Katherine and Felan sponsored 100 families from a local Casa Herbalife to participate in the festivities. They also organized a 100k virtual run, and even personally matched donations.
Katherine and Felan, who were once educators before joining Herbalife, have donated to schools in rural mainland China to help renovate buildings and students’ facilities, and even volunteered as teachers. They also organized a blood drive with the Red Cross for their organization.
Katherine and Felan have continued to share their passion for giving back, inspiring others to do the same.
Adriano Allegretti — Europe, Middle East & Africa, and India Humanitarian
Adriano Allegretti has made it his mission to give back, all while instilling the same selfless values to the members of his organization.
Two years ago, Adriano started an online training called, “Motivation Mondays,” where over 300 distributors meet to discuss personal growth. All funds collected during the meetings are donated to HNF to support Casa Oz, a Casa Herbalife partner located in Italy, that serves children who are sick, as well as their families who need support.
Adriano’s commitment to being a servant leader has been contagious and his leadership has inspired others to give back in great ways.
Herlinda Quiroz & Juan Carlos Ruvalcaba — Mexico Humanitarians
After years of supporting HNF and the Casa Herbalife program, Herlinda Quiroz & Juan Carlos Ruvalcaba officially became sponsors of Casa Aldeas Infantiles SOS, an orphanage located in Mexico in 2020.
The wonderful couple leads with their hearts, and they truly believe in Mark Hughes’ mission to help change lives. At every event, Herlinda and Juan Carlos are the first to teach others about the importance of giving back and donating to HNF.
Over the holidays, they organized volunteer visits for Children’s Day and Christmas, delivering gifts and meals to children and families served through our Casa program in Mexico. Their passion for making a difference truly has no limits!
Sonia Sanabria Paniagua & Jaime Pérez – South & Central America Humanitarians
Sonia Sanabria Paniagua and Jaime are big givers who not only donate funds, but also give their time and resources to support those in need.
They regularly visit Fundación Arco Iris, an orphanage in Bolivia that helps provide children with food, shelter, and education, and frequently help coordinate activities for the children. When resources are short, they cover the rest, so the children don’t go without. In fact, during the holidays, Sonia and Jamie Pérez organize a food drive and make sure that the children from Fundación Arco Iris have a proper Christmas dinner and celebrate together.
Sonia and Jamie motivate others to give and inspire others to spend their time with those who are most vulnerable.
Previous Global Humanitarians Honorees (2007-2022)
- 2022 – Peter Dahl (Europe, Middle East & Africa Humanitarian)
- 2021 – Mary Holloway (North America Humanitarian)
- 2020 – Raquel Cortés Jaimes (Mexico Humanitarian)
- 2019 – Queenie Leung (Asia Pacific Humanitarian)
- 2018 – Stephan Gratziani (Europe, Middle East & Africa Humanitarian)
- 2017 – Hery Tri Basuki and Sulistyorini (Asia Pacific Humanitarians)
- 2016 – Sara Alfaro (Mexico Humanitarian)
- 2015 – Dave Balangue and Arlene Balague (Asia Pacific Humanitarians)
- 2014 – Chan Shih-Hao and Chang Chiao-Yen (Asia Pacific Humanitarians)
- 2013 – Tae Ho Kim and Hyun Mo Koo (Asia Pacific Humanitarians)
- 2012 – Carmen Gloria Schindler (South & Central America Humanitarian)
- 2011 – Mary and Mario Barreiro (Mexico Humanitarians)
- 2010 – Leslie Stanford (North America Humanitarian)
- 2009 – Guillermo Luna and Carola Lichtman (South & Central America Humanitarians)
- 2007 – Garry DeBrabander and Jennifer Bates DeBrabander (Asia Pacific Humanitarians)