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RECENT PROJECTS

December 1 & 6, 2012

Fitness Zone , Miami, Fla.

Marva Y. Bannerman Park
UnitedHealthcare employees and representatives from the Trust for Public Land participated in day of landscaping and attended a ribbon cutting for the new Fitness Zone at the Marva Y. Bannerman Park. The Fitness Zone consists of several pieces of easy-to-use outdoor gym equipment which offer a new set of healthy activities, available to everyone who visits the park.

November 17 & 20, 2012

Active Living Trail, Atlanta, Ga.

Little Nancy Creek Park
UnitedHealthcare employees and representatives from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the City of Atlanta beautified Little Nancy Creek Park and then attended a ribbon cutting for the new Active Living Trail in the park. The nearly half-mile long path features multiple fitness stations and signs which tell users how to incorporate healthy behaviors, including nutrition-based education, into their lives.

October 16 & 21, 2012

Fighting to End Hunger, Minneapolis, Minn.

For the second year in a row the Minnesota Vikings, Second Harvest Heartland and UnitedHealthcare teamed up for the “Fight to End Hunger” which helped tackle senior hunger in the Twin Cities. UnitedHealthcare employees joined forces to contribute more than 800 volunteer hours in support of the distribution of 32,000 meals to our neighbors in need.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Playground Build Day, Phoenix, Ariz.

Arizonans for Children’s Phoenix Visitation Center
More than 200 volunteers from UnitedHealthcare, Arizonans for Children, and others in the Phoenix community joined forces to build a new playground at the Arizonans for Children’s Phoenix Visitation Center. The new 2,550-square-foot playground includes wobble wheel monkey bars, an inclined hanger, a 6’ arch bridge, a wave climber and a Glide Slide. The playground’s design is based on drawings by Arizona children who participated in a “design day” event in August.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Edible Landscape Garden Project, Green Bay, Wis.

Seymour Park Community Garden
Seymour Parks Community Garden underwent a major renovation and improvement while the park also added an innovative new Edible Landscape Garden. The garden projects were designed to provide fresh, healthy and affordable produce for the local community and to allow families from lower income neighborhoods access to the garden to learn how to grow their own food organically and inexpensively.

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Food Drive with the Green Bay Packers, Green Bay, Wis.

Sept. 30, 2012
Volunteers participated in the 26th Annual Food Drive for Paul’s Pantry, along with representatives from the Packers Women's Association, prior to the Green Bay Packers-New Orleans Saints game on Sept. 30 at Lambeau Field. Prior to kickoff, volunteers collected both non-perishable food items and cash donations.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Playground Build Day, Worcester, Mass.

Plumley Village
UnitedHealthcare, the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation and organizers from KaBOOM! built a new playground for children at the Plumley Village residential community. The Worcester playground will be the eighth built by KaBOOM! and UnitedHealthcare as part of the “Do Good. Live Well.” initiative – a campaign to inspire service and volunteerism among the company’s employees.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Fighting Hunger in Virginia, Salem, Va.

LewisGale Field
Volunteers from UnitedHealthcare and the Salem Red Sox hosted a food drive July 20 - 29, at LewisGale Field. The second annual food drive is the culmination of a 13-day effort in Salem and the surrounding community to benefit Feeding America Southwest Virginia. In addition to the food drive at LewisGale Field, UnitedHealthcare employees will collect food donations at its Southwest Virginia headquarters in Roanokes. The activities are part of the company’s “Do Good. Live Well.” social responsibility initiative to prevent hunger, diabetes and obesity.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Playground Build – Design Day, Worcester, Mass

Plumley Village
We are teaming up with KaBOOM! and the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation again to build a playground at Plumley Village in Worcester, MA on September 11, 2012. The Community Builders (TCB) operate Plumley Village, which is a low-income housing housing development that serves over 700 children that need a safe place to play. We had our Design Day on July 20, 2012 that allowed the children to draw their dream playground. This picture is of the playground that we're replacing!

Friday, June 22, 2012

Mobile Pantry Food Distribution, Nashville, Tenn.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
"Do Good. Live Well." has donated $100,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to aid in the fight against hunger. The donation is expected to help feed more than 10,000 hungry children, families and seniors by funding 40 Mobile Pantry deliveries throughout Middle and West Tennessee. Each Mobile Pantry will be coordinated with a local community organization, such as a church, senior center or help center.
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