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Senior Hunger in Minnesota



UnitedHealthcare employees have big hearts when it comes to helping their elderly neighbors in Minnesota who are struggling with food insecurity. In August, volunteers from UnitedHealthcare and kids from Mankato worked side-by-side at Vikings Training Camp to assemble hygiene kits. These kits contained basic non-food necessities such as soap, shampoo, a toothbrush and toothpaste that were […]

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Supporting Harry Chapin Food Bank



As part of our mission to fight hunger, UnitedHealthcare’s “Do Good. Live Well.” employee volunteer initiative donated $15,000 to help support five Harry Chapin Food Bank’s mobile pantries in November and December. The food given away at these mobile pantries is projected to total the equivalent of up to 33,000 meals, serve about 1,250 households […]

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Food Lifeline Mobile Pantry in Seattle



On Thursday, Oct. 20, twenty UnitedHealthcare employee volunteers worked with Food Lifeline staff and volunteers at a Meals for Minds mobile pantry at Northgate Elementary School in Seattle. At this food distribution, over 250 students and their families each received 22 pounds of food including milk, chicken, fresh fruit, vegetables and other nutritious foods. As […]

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Building a Playground with the Patriots



For the seventh consecutive year, we partnered with the New England Patriots and KaBOOM! as part of our ongoing effort to build healthier communities and decrease the incidence of obesity. Kids and families in Providence, R.I. watched their neighborhood park transform into a playground that will help enhance their health, achievement levels and overall well-being.  More than 1,000 […]

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Helping Children Learn About Produce



On Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 Tampa Bay Buccaneers players and staff, and UnitedHealthcare employees planted “Learning Gardens” at 10 Title 1 grade schools in Tampa. Learning Gardens are produce gardens that help students learn how plant and nurture a garden, and sample new fruits and vegetables. The Learning Gardens were planted at Buccaneers Academies’ Bevis, […]

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Reaching Our “Pack The House” Goal



Arizona Diamondbacks staff and UnitedHealthcare employees finished their joint “Pack the House” initiative on Wednesday night, Aug. 24, 2016, which provided 49,000 meals for children in need – one meal for each seat at Chase Field. Volunteers packed food to support Kitchen on the Street’s Bags of Hope program – aimed at fighting childhood hunger […]

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Celebrating Our 200th Project



The 200th “Do Good. Live Well.” project took place in Los Angeles on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in partnership with the LA Dodgers, Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation and CBS EcoMedia. Volunteers took part in a Nutrition & Fitness Day at Dorsey High School, which included rebuilding and planting fruit and vegetable gardens, preparing a healthy lunch […]

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Partnering with Billie Jean King



Tennis legend Billie Jean King and the Philadelphia Freedoms teamed up with UnitedHealthcare and the Fairmount Park Conservancy to beautify FDR Park on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. Over 50 volunteers worked to restore the park’s neglected tennis courts, as well as the historic boathouse. Volunteers worked with the Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & […]

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Packing Hygiene Kits with the Vikings



On Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 volunteers from UnitedHealthcare teamed up with kids from a local Second Harvest Heartland summer food service program to pack hygiene kits and watch the Vikings practice at the team’s 2016 training camp. Many families not only struggle to have enough nutritious food, but they also often have difficulty affording basic […]

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