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Changing a Life in Six Hours



Since 2010, “Do Good. Live Well.” has built 22 playgrounds in 20 cities and 13 states with the non-profit KaBOOM!. We’re proud to say these play spaces are providing healthier, more active lifestyles for nearly 700,000 kids nationwide. I’ve had the honor to witness many worthy children jump up and down, yell with excitement or […]

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Breaking A World Record in Arizona



It was cold at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 when we arrived at Avondale Middle School in Avondale, Ariz. Cold, as in ~40 degrees, which is FREEZING by Arizona standards, but not quite so cold for this Minnesotan. But cold was just a small distraction. The environment on the field at Avondale Middle […]

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Team8 Tour – Denver



The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF), UnitedHealthcare and CBS EcoMedia, in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver and Northfield High School, today concluded its eighth and final stop on the Team8 Tour. Activities at the school included building and stocking a new food pantry, lessons on simple no-cook recipes for students, […]

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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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