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RECENT PROJECTS

Sunday, April 14, 2019

D-back Greens Harvest

Chase Field
We're teaming up with the Arizona Diamondbacks to celebrate Earth Day by volunteering at D-back Greens. These vertical urban gardens are located outside the main gates of Chase Field. They have 180 square feet of planting space and contain herbs including basil, oregano and rosemary. The herbs harvested from D-back Greens will be used in Chase Field concessions. As the seasons change, volunteers will help harvest, clean out and re-plant the gardens.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Supporting Senior Housing

Mercy Place Belmont
UnitedHealthcare is providing more than $36,000 in grant support for Mercy Place Belmont, an independent-living apartment complex for 40 low-income seniors. Mercy Place serves residents earning below 50 percent of the area median income, and each resident pays only 30 percent of their income towards rent. To celebrate this grant, on Friday, April 5 volunteers from UnitedHealthcare will spend the morning at Mercy Place Belmont, making improvements to the facility's grounds. Volunteers will help get the facility's community gardens weeded, tilled, and planted for spring, pressure wash the retaining wall and stain the corral.

Tuesday, March 19

Fighting Hunger with the Orlando Magic

Orlando, Fla.
For the seventh consecutive year our volunteers are teaming up with the Orlando Magic to assemble High-Five Kids Packs for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Over the years we've helped provide more than 63,000 nutritious meals to children who do not have access to school cafeterias during the weekend.

Thursday, Feb. 28

Feeding Central Virginia Seniors

Richmond, VA
UnitedHealthcare’s “Do Good. Live Well.” volunteer initiative was proud to partner with Feed More Central Virginia’s food bank dedicated to collecting, preparing and distributing food to our neighbors in need. Through a $20,000 donation to Feed More’s “Feeding Seniors” program, we are providing an additional 2,400 meals to seniors, giving them access to the nutrition they need to live healthier lives. To accompany our donation, we took over Feed More’s warehouse on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. in Richmond, VA, where 40 UHC volunteers packed and sorted more than 10,000 pounds of food!

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019

Pack the House at D-Backs Fan Fest

Salt River Fields
As part of our mission to fight hunger, we've teamed up with the Arizona Diamondbacks for the seventh consecutive year to Pack the House and provide 49,000 meals for Kitchen on the Street - that's one meal for each seat at Chase Field. On Saturday, Feb. 9, our volunteers helped feed hungry kids in the Valley by packing Bags of Hope at the Salt River Fields before D-backs Fan Fest.

Wednesday, Nov. 29 & Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018

Dodger Days of Service & Play

Florence Nightingale Middle School
UnitedHealthcare’s “Do Good. Live Well.” employee volunteer initiative teamed up with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the 6th annual "Days of Service & Play," which impacted nearly 800 children at Florence Nightingale Middle School in Los Angeles. Through a $30,000 donation from UnitedHealthcare, the Dodgers and the Los Angeles Unified School District renovated the school’s multipurpose field last year which included leveling the field to make it safe and even, removing dead patches of grass and planting new grass. To celebrate the field renovations, on Wednesday, Nov. 28 and Thursday, Nov. 29 our energetic and enthusiastic volunteers worked to help paint, promote fitness and hosted a baseball clinic! 

Nov. 11-17, 2018

Do Good Week 2018

Do Good Week is the only week-long movement that encourages people to actively demonstrate kindness and compassion, and share positive stories using #DoGoodWeek to show there IS good in the world! What started as an effort to change the social media conversation, just for one week, has grown into a movement to inspire kindness and promote good news. Since 2016, Do Good Week has reached more than 24 million people with the hashtag #DoGoodWeek. Spread good news on social media Nov. 11-17 and follow @DoGoodLiveWell as we make special stops in New Orleans (Nov. 12), Seattle (Nov. 14), and Chicago (Nov. 16). For more information about Do Good Week, go to DoGoodWeek.org or follow @DoGoodLiveWell on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

Chicago – Do Good Week

Chicago, IL
As the weather changes and temperatures in Chicago drop, "Do Good. Live Well.," alongside surprise local Chicago celebrities, took to the city streets to warm the hearts of Chicagoans with random acts of kindness. On Friday, Nov. 16, UnitedHealthcare volunteers joined local Chicago celebrities to deliver these special random acts of kindness. Follow along on social media @DoGoodLiveWell and at DoGoodWeek.org!

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

Seattle – Do Good Week

Mary's Place Day Center
On Wednesday, Nov. 14, UnitedHealthcare's "Do Good. Live Well." volunteer initiative spread its Do Good Week message in Seattle by joining forces with James Beard Foundation Award-winning Chef Holly Smith and Mary's Place for a volunteer project benefiting homeless women, children and families in emergency situations. UnitedHealthcare volunteers helped pack 600 meals for the families who benefit from Mary's Place services and assisted with serving a meal at their day center. Follow along on social media @DoGoodLiveWell and at DoGoodWeek.org!

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

St. Paul, Minn. – Do Good Week

The Salvation Army
In advance of the Thanksgiving holiday the Minnesota Vikings teamed up to host a Thanksgiving meal giveaway at the Salvation Army. During the event players alongside volunteers from UnitedHealthcare distributed complete Thanksgiving meals to 100 families in need. At the event each family received a turkey, pumpkin pie, five pound bag of potatoes, corn, green beans, stuffing, cranberry sauce and gravy. The bags of food were assembled and distributed by volunteers to families who have been pre-identified through the Salvation Army.
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