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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
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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:

United Employees Volunteering to Help Those Facing Hunger Worldwide During Pandemic

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RALEIGH, N.C., June 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In partnership with international hunger relief non-profit Rise Against Hunger, United employees across the country are volunteering to package over 300,000 meals for vulnerable communities around the world.

Surviving Climate Change: Mobilizing the Masses (Part 3)

We need to shed the false narrative that the system is too big to change.
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By Brad Zarnett

United Launches Third Round of Miles on a Mission Campaign

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Last fall, we announced the launch of Miles on a Mission, a first-of-its-kind crowdsourcing platform that gives MileagePlus® members a simple and easy way to donate miles to charitable organizations  in need of air travel.

Taking Action to Make a Global Impact

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Following the devastating wildfires in Australia and powerful earthquakes that shook Puerto Rico last week, we're taking action to make a global impact through our international partnerships as well as nonprofit organizations Afya Foundation and ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency).

Helping Puerto Rico recover from earthquakes

Last week, Puerto Rico was hit with a 5.2 magnitude earthquake, following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake it experienced just days before. The island has been experiencing hundreds of smaller quakes during the past few weeks.

United Named a Top Workplace for Veterans

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Each year around Veterans Day, Indeed, one of the world's largest job search engines, rates companies based on actual employee reviews to identify which ones offer the best opportunities and benefits for current and former U.S. military members. Our dramatic improvement in the rankings this year reflects a stronger commitment than ever before to actively recruiting, developing and nurturing veteran talent.

Brands Align Values With #FamiliesBelongTogether

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The topic of immigration proved to be a hot-button issue in early 2017 when protests broke out at airports across the country decrying the Muslim Ban. This week, the immigration policy has once again dominated the media and divided the country as stories and images of families being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border surfaced. However, despite the controversy, brands were prepared to take a vocal stand and support the #FamiliesBelongTogether outcry in a variety of ways that align with their company values and missions:

2013 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards: A Look at Finalist United Airlines

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As a finalist for VolunteerMatch's Employee Volunteer Program of the Year in the Large Business category, United Airlines has proven that new programs can be enormously impactful right from the start.

Capitalism Supports the Environment In Spite of Capitalists

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By Carol Pierson Holding

Like many people, my faith in capitalism was badly shaken by the crash of 2008 and its aftermath. I sat by, appalled as some capitalists denied climate change and used the economy as an excuse to continue their planet-destroying practices.

I rooted for regulation, until Obama, who once seemed to be the environmentalist’s last great hope, declared his second term energy policy would be “all of the above.”

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