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UnitedHealthcare Celebrates National Farm to School Month by Funding FoodCorps Nutrition Education Programs In North Carolina

UnitedHealthcare volunteers expand and renovate school gardens at three Guilford County elementary schools
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Greensboro, N.C., Oct. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ – UnitedHealthcare, FoodCorps and NC Cooperative Extension/Guilford County Center celebrated National Farm to School Month today with a kickoff event today at the NC Agricultural & Technical State University Farm. The celebration marked UnitedHealthcare’s support of two FoodCorps service members serving in nine Title One Schools in High Point. The funding was made possible through CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program.

Blog Series - Collective Impact in Public Health

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From Maine to Iowa to California, collective impact is helping to address childhood obesity by facilitating changes in the built environment, regional food systems, school nutrition and physical activity policies, and messaging around nutrition and physical activity, to name but a few intervention strategies.

AIG Funds New Uniforms and Athletic Equipment for KIPP Philadelphia’s High School Sports Programs Through CBS EcoMedia

KIPP Philadelphia welcomes AIG to KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy to give an inspirational lecture to students prior to a Fall sports pep rally and youth rugby clinic
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PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ – AIG has partnered with CBS EcoMedia Inc. through its EducationAd advertising program to fund the addition of much-needed new uniforms and athletic equipment for the KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy’s football, basketball, track & field, and soccer teams.

UnitedHealthcare Funds City of Arlington’s New River Legacy Parks ‘Play Trail’

New play pods provided by UnitedHealthcare through CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program
Press Release

Arlington, Texas, Oct. 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The City of Arlington and UnitedHealthcare celebrated the completion of the new River Legacy Parks ‘Play Trail’ today with a ribbon-cutting event at the park that included elected officials, community leaders, corporate VIPs, local families and volunteers. UnitedHealthcare’s funding for the Play Trail included two new play pods installed along the existing accessible trail loop that connects back to the main playground area. The funding was made possible through CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program.

Cadillac Metropolitan Pittsburgh Dealer Advertising Association Funds 11 Starlight Children’s Foundation® Tablets for Three Pittsburgh Hospitals Using CBS EcoMedia WellnessAd Advertising

“Power On!” celebration held to honor Cadillac dealers’ funding for the more than 5,300 pediatric patients its donation will support over the next year
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PITTSBURGH, PA, October 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Cadillac Metropolitan Pittsburgh Dealer Advertising Association has partnered with CBS EcoMedia Inc. through its WellnessAd advertising to fund 11 Starlight Tablets for three Pittsburgh hospitals: Allegheny General Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, and The Children’s Institute.

Sodexo Helps College Students with Dietary Restrictions Safely Navigate the Maze of Campus Dining

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College students with food allergies and other dietary restrictions get some help from Sodexo, whose Simple Servings food station keeps them from guessing their meal contents, ultimately keeping them safe. Read More at USA TODAY College.

ARAMARK Launches Vital Community Nutrition Education Initiative in partnership with Neighborhood House Association

ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone focuses on health and wellness at the Neighborhood House Association’s Adult Day Health Care Center in Mountain View
Press Release

San Diego, CA, October 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ –   With minimal resources stretched to the limit, low-income families living in the heart of San Diego are challenged to provide adequate nutritious food, access to physical activity, and quality healthcare not only for themselves, but also for loved ones who suffer from disabling physical, mental or developmental impairments.  

ARAMARK Enhances Partnership with WoodGreen Community Services to Provide Health and Wellness Opportunities for Toronto Residents

New rooftop urban garden, outdoor cooking area will encourage healthy eating and lifestyle habits for community residents
Press Release

Toronto, Ontario, CANADA, September 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Once a week, a local food bank delivers groceries to WoodGreen Community Services’ housing on Toronto’s East End. But for families and individuals living there, other sources of healthy, inexpensive fresh food can be difficult to find.

ARAMARK Educates Chicago’s Children on Healthy Eating and Nutrition

Enhances partnership with Casa Central focused on comprehensive health and wellness education; Establishes ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone at Casa Infantil
Press Release

Chicago, IL, September 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Chicago’s Logan Square is home to a vibrant Latino community whose residents often struggle to afford healthy food and make positive lifestyle choices while also working hard to make ends meet. The diabetes rate among Puerto Ricans there, for example, is the highest in the country.

Applications for the 2014 GBCHealth Awards Now Open

Awards Honor World’s Best Corporate Global Health Programs
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September 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - GBCHealth today announced the opening of applications and nominations for its Business Action on Health Awards.

Every year, the awards recognize the world’s best corporate global health programs.

The 2014 Awards will be presented in May at the GBCHealth annual conference in New York City, providing visibility to winning companies for their health leadership.

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