ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LogistiCare, the nation’s largest non-emergency medical transportation broker, today announced approximately 2,300 employees raised and donated more than $155,000 in 2017 to the National Kidney Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases. The donation benefits dialysis patients across the country and surpasses the company’s previous record of $129,000 in 2016.
The donation is part of the company’s longstanding commitment to provide monetary support and additional benefits to patients suffering from kidney disease and other illnesses. In the past four years, LogistiCare employees raised and donated nearly $400,000 from operations centers across the country through their Kidney Walk National teams. Also, the company recently provided gift bags which included blankets, water bottles, pill cases and other items to 500 individuals undergoing dialysis.
“Each year, we manage millions of rides to and from kidney dialysis centers for our members,” said Jeff Felton, LogistiCare CEO. “While we’re honored to provide such a critical service to those suffering from this debilitating disease, we also have a personal desire to help improve their care and enhance the probability of positive outcomes. As we continue our partnership with the National Kidney Foundation, we will remain steadfast in focusing our energies on raising awareness about the importance of preventive care.”
Since its inception, LogistiCare has been dedicated to supporting underserved individuals. The company annually participates in fundraising walks in 23 cities throughout the country to raise money for the National Kidney Foundation’s many programs.
Also, the company recently pledged its commitment to goBeyondProfit, an organization that encourages businesses to make significant contributions to improve communities in which they live, work and serve. For more information about LogistiCare’s community involvement, visit www.logisticare.com/community-commitment/.
LogistiCare, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Providence Service Corporation (NASDAQ: PRSC), is the nation's largest manager of non-emergency medical transportation programs for state governments and managed care organizations. Its range of services includes call center management, networking credentialing, vendor payment management and non-emergency medical transport management. In 2016, the company maintained a 99 percent complaint-free service rate while managing over 69 million trips and more than 27 million eligible riders. For more information, visit www.logisticare.com.