DUBLIN – March 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Applications are now open for the 2016 Global Heroes running team. Every October since 2006, the Medtronic Foundation and Twin Cities In Motion have brought people from around the world to Minnesota to be part of a unique collection of long-distance runners, all benefitting from medical technology. As a team, they run the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile.
The Newly Formed U.S. HeartRescue Consortium Will Bring Proven Resuscitation Practices to More States to Improve Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates
DUBLIN, December 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) today announced that the University of Washington and King County (Seattle) Emergency Medical Services will lead the U.S. expansion of the HeartRescue Project, a successful Medtronic Philanthropy partnership launched in five states in 2010 that brought together some of the nation’s leading resuscitation experts to improve survival rates for Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA).
Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI) and Health Institute for Mother and Child (MAMTA) Will Implement “HealthRise” Demonstration Projects in Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh to Increase Detection, Management and Control of Diabetes and Heart Disease
DUBLIN, November 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) today announced that Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI) and the Health Institute for Mother and Child (MAMTA) have been selected by Medtronic Philanthropy to implement “HealthRise India” demonstration projects in Udaipur, Rajasthan, and Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
Pillsbury United Communities, Regions Hospital Foundation, HealthFinders Collaborative will implement “HealthRise” in Minnesota, one of four projects in the world
MINNEAPOLIS, October 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) today announced that Pillsbury United Communities, Regions Hospital Foundation and the HealthFinders Collaborative have been selected by Medtronic Philanthropy to implement the HealthRise U.S. program in Minnesota.
Dublin, June 22, 2015/3BL Media/ – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced today that it is seeking applications for the 2015 Bakken Invitation Award, a global program honoring and connecting people who have overcome health challenges with the help of medical technology and are now selflessly giving back to their communities.
Building on Nearly a Decade of Growth, Partnership Allows Twin Cities In Motion to Continue to Expand and Enhance Race Events and Youth Programming
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic and Twin Cities In Motion, the organizers of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, today announced a five-year, $2.5 million agreement that will keep Medtronic as the title sponsor of the Twin Cities Marathon and three additional Twin Cities In Motion events through 2020: the TC 1 Mile, TC Family Events, and TC 10 Mile. Additionally, Medtronic will continue to support the Medtronic TC Kids Marathon, a nationally recognized youth running program that promotes exercise, wellness and healthy lifestyles.
$6 Million Marks the Largest Private-Sector Contribution to Date to Address One of the World’s Most Neglected, Yet Preventable, Diseases Affecting the World’s Poor
MINNEAPOLIS, September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic today announced a five-year, $6 million (USD) funding commitment from Medtronic Philanthropy to reduce premature mortality resulting from Rheumatic Fever (RF) and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD). Funding will support projects focused in three countries yet to be determined.
25 Distance Runners from Around the World Who Benefit from Medical Technology to Run Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Events this Fall
MINNEAPOLIS, July 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Twenty-five long-distance runners who benefit from medical technology have been named to the 2013 "Medtronic Global Heroes" team, and will run the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or TC 10 Mile on Sunday, October 6, 2013.
This year's team includes runners from 12 different countries including Australia, China, Ireland, Israel, Germany, Macedonia, New Zealand, Portugal, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and the United States.
Distance Runners from Around the World Who Benefit from Medical Technology to Run Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Events this Fall
MINNEAPOLIS, August 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Twenty-five long-distance runners who benefit from medical technology will be honored as “Medtronic Global Heroes” when they run as a team in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or TC 10 Mile on Sunday, October 5, 2014.