Monday, November 25, 2013

Team National is One of Twenty-Six Direct Selling Companies Whose Combined Donations Total $14.4 Million to the TODAY Show Toy and Gift Drive

DAVIE, FL (Nov. 25) – Team National, a member company with The Direct Selling Association participated in the 20th Annual TODAY Show Holiday Toy and Gift Drive. The DSA presented the direct selling industry’s donation live in Rockefeller Plaza.

Team National, along with twenty-five other direct selling companies donated a combined total of $14.4 million in products and cash to the Toy Drive. In its 10 years of participation, DSA member companies have proudly donated more than $110 million in products, services and cash to the Toy Drive. Once again, Team National is proud to make a contribution for such a worthy cause. The donation of $10,000 is just one way Team National reaches out and pitches in, helping provide children with the holiday spirit of gift giving, putting smiles on their faces and simply letting them enjoy being a kid.

“Giving back to charitable organizations is something we really enjoy doing all year long.  We remain mindful of those that don't have as much, especially during the holiday season. So whether it’s time, money, or other assets, we are glad and very grateful to be able to contribute,” says Team National Executive Vice President Phil Chrysler. 

“The TODAY Show Holiday Gift Drive is just one example each year of how direct selling serves as a force for good in our communities, across the country and throughout the world,” said DSA Chief Marketing Officer Amy Robinson. “Participating in the TODAY Show Holiday Gift Drive has become a tradition for many of us in the direct selling industry. The outpouring of support for this effort over the past decade has been incredible. Even more, many of these companies also contribute to a wide variety of charitable and philanthropic causes throughout the year, and each fosters positive change in the world through the products and opportunities they offer.”

The TODAY Show Toy Drive is a project of the Today Show Charitable Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations are matched with the needs of more than 200 organizations with which the Today Show Charitable Foundation works. As part of this year’s Toy Drive, DSA member companies will send items to dozens of organizations in states from California to New York.

About Team National

Team National is a coast-to-coast, multi-million dollar direct selling company with a unique opportunity to both save and earn money. There are approximately 369,300 members and Independent Marketing Directors with hundreds of thousands of customers all around the US. Led by President and CEO Angela Chrysler, Team National provides businesses and families with value and direct pricing in home furnishings and more. In addition, the company offers an industry leading compensation program for those that choose to market memberships. Team National has also been named in the Direct Selling News as one of the Top 100 Global Direct Selling Companies. For more information, visit

About the Direct Selling Association

DSA is the national trade association of the leading firms that manufacture and distribute goods and services sold directly to consumers. Among its more than 240 active and pending members are companies selling both via a party-plan method and in the traditional person-to-person style. In 2012, U.S. direct sales were more than $31.6 billion with nearly 16 million direct sellers nationwide. The vast majority are independent business people—micro-entrepreneurs—whose purpose is to sell the product/service of the company they voluntarily choose to represent. Approximately 90 percent of direct sellers operate their business part-time. For more information on direct selling, DSA and its Code of Ethics, please visit DSA’s website,

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