SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UnitedHealthcare employees distributed 150 Valentine’s Day-themed Grins
to Go™ bags to Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego today.
Ronald McDonald House provides a “home away from home” for families with
children being treated for serious, often life-threatening conditions at
Valentine’s Day-themed Grins 2 Go Bags contain toys, games and other fun
activities for children ages four to 12. All proceeds from the bags
directly support medical grants given by UnitedHealthcare Children’s
Foundation to children and their families.
About Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego
in 1980, Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego is a 501 (c)(3)
charitable organization that provides a “home away from home” to
families with children being treated for serious, often life-threatening
conditions at local hospitals. The Ronald McDonald House of San Diego
features 47 guest suites and a Family Care Center, which is open to
anyone with a child in an area hospital, not just overnight guests. The
new facility serves over 15,000 family members each year with a range of
programs including lodging, meals, enrichment activities, computer
access, recreational facilities and more. To learn more, visit rmhcsd.org.
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to
helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health
care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and
sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers
the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers,
military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and
Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with 1 million physicians
and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities
nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth
Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being
company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.com
or follow @myUHC on Twitter.
About UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation
UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is a 501(c)(3) charitable
organization that provides medical grants to help children gain access
to health-related services not covered, or not fully covered, by their
parents’ commercial health insurance plan. Families can receive up to
$5,000 annually per child ($10,000 lifetime maximum per child), and do
not need to have insurance through UnitedHealthcare to be eligible.
UHCCF was founded in 1999. Since 2007, UHCCF has awarded more than
13,000 grants valued at over $35 million to children and their families
across the United States. UHCCF’s funding is provided by contributions
from individuals, corporations and UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH)
employees. To apply for a grant, donate or learn more, please visit UHCCF.org.
Matt Rodriguez, 714-252-0479