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United Health Foundation Donates $1 Million to Support Residents of Louisiana Affected by Hurricane Ida

Company is also helping affected members access care, early prescription refills
Press Release

MINNETONKA, Minn., September 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) – the parent company of UnitedHealthcare and Optum – announced a $1 million donation to help Louisiana residents recover and rebuild following the devastating impact of Hurricane Ida.
The funds will be distributed among four community-based organizations that are helping local residents with immediate needs, as well as supporting longer-term recovery and rebuilding efforts:

New Partnership Expands Access to Prenatal Care


New York ranks 30th for women receiving adequate prenatal care and 21st for women with access to a dedicated quality health care provider, according to America’s Health Rankings.

Expanding Access to Maternal Health Care in Nevada

Every mom deserves the highest-quality prenatal care. But many underserved pregnant women don’t have access to the care they need.

Our Commitment

The United Health Foundation has committed a $2.6 million grant to Touro University Nevada (Touro) to improve access to high-quality prenatal care for approximately 1,700 underserved and homeless women in southern Nevada.

Funding will also be applied to initiatives that reduce maternal health disparities and grow the state’s OB-GYN and family medicine physician workforce.

How the Partnership Works

Prenatal Care

New Partnership Tackles Food Insecurity in North Minneapolis


UnitedHealth Group continued its commitment to rebuilding the health of the Twin Cities and addressing health equity through a new partnership with the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ). As part of the partnership, UnitedHealth Group will provide a $1 million grant to NAZ to fund the Northside Partners for Food Delivery Program.

Smithfield Foods Donates $25,000 to the Luter Family YMCA to Support Youth Development Outreach Programs

Press Release

Smithfield, Va., May 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce a $25,000 donation to the Luter Family YMCA to support community programs that provide children, families, and individuals the support and resources needed to be healthier, more confident, connected, and secure.
“We are grateful for Smithfield’s tremendous impact on our

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