Season 1, Episode 9

How a Natural Disaster Catalyzed a Movement to Save Lives

Howard Schiffer is not your ordinary founder. His journey started in a unique place at a time when midwifery was not an accepted practice. He was passionate about providing care to mothers, and through this process, learned about the importance of maternal nutrition. When a natural disaster hit California, Howard Schiffer answered the call. What he didn’t know was that this disaster would shape the trajectory of his career, and that this pivotal moment would catalyze a movement to save lives around the world.

On this episode, we talk to Howard about the work Vitamin Angels is doing to provide nutrition to those who need it most and how you can get involved.


A Movement to Save Lives

“Vitamin Angels came in and said, well wait, we have resources that we could start to use to address the problem and to really address it where it needs the most help. And, because we were a small organization… we could make decisions quickly and get the resources to where they could have the biggest impact.”

Howard Schiffer

Founder, Vitamin Angels

Subscribe where ever you listen


Read More

Transcript coming soon…

Hosts & Guests

Jessica Houston

Howard Schiffer


Connect with Howard


 Get This Episode

Related Episodes

Carson Meyer | Pregnancy Doula

Carson Meyer | Pregnancy Doula

Season 3, Episode 7 Carson Meyer | Pregnancy Doula Growing Together & the Business of Birthing Maternal health dramatically affects outcomes for both the mother and the child. Research has demonstrated that those factors are significantly associated with outcomes...

read more
Michelle Reeves | Financial Wellness and NFTS

Michelle Reeves | Financial Wellness and NFTS

Season 3, Episode 6 Michelle Reeves Financial Wellness & NFTs with Mavion World's CEOThe world of NFTs is exploding right now. And we wanted to bring in an expert to help you understand the space. Michelle Reeves is an entrepreneur with a proven track record in...

read more


Download eatclean30

Enter your email to receive eatclean30 and the latest news and updates from 

Vitamin and Me. 

You have Successfully Subscribed!