LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), announced today it will provide a $250,000 immediate grant to the American Red Cross to help the nonprofit organization deliver vital services to those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
“Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with those who are right now feeling the devastating impact of this storm,” said Humana President and CEO Bruce Broussard. “We are concerned about the storm’s potential to do further damage, and we are committed to supporting local relief efforts and helping the communities in the hurricane’s path – an area that many Humana members, associates and health care provider partners call home.”
Weather forecasters anticipate rainfall to continue for days, inundating the region and causing further damage to local communities. The American Red Cross is one of the organizations that is already mobilizing and preparing to mount a massive relief effort.
“The Humana Foundation honors the generosity and commitment of all volunteers and relief agencies,” said interim Humana Foundation Executive Director Pattie Dale Tye. “We hope this gift will aid in a swift response and help address the immediate and ongoing needs resulting from this overwhelming event.”
About the Humana Foundation
The Humana Foundation was established in 1981 as the philanthropic arm of Humana Inc., one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies. Located in Louisville, Ky., the Foundation seeks to improve community health and well-being through support of nonprofit partners that promote healthy behaviors, health education, and access to health services. For more information, visit www.humanafoundation.org.
Humana and the Humana Foundation are dedicated to Corporate Social Responsibility. Our goal is to ensure that every business decision we make reflects our commitment to improving the health and well-being of our members, our associates, the communities we serve, and our planet.
Humana Inc. is committed to helping our millions of medical and specialty members achieve their best health. Our successful history in care delivery and health plan administration is helping us create a new kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being and lower costs. Our efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.
To accomplish that, we support physicians and other health care professionals as they work to deliver the right care in the right place for their patients, our members. Our range of clinical capabilities, resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics and wellness solutions – combine to produce a simplified experience that makes health care easier to navigate and more effective.
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