News Releases: Community Support

  • 03/21/13

    -- Funds Will Expand Community Gardens, Provide Fresh Produce for Food Pantries in Greater Philadelphia--

    EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Low-income residents of Chester, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties can expect a greater supply of locally grown fresh vegetables this year. Thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation, Triskeles, Inc. will more than double the number of community garden beds whose harvests are donated to local food pantries. This month, Triskeles and several hundred volunteers will build 95 raised garden beds in the greater Philadelphia areamore...
  • 11/29/12

    -- Aetna Again Achieves Perfect Score in “Corporate Equality Index” --

    HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) named Aetna (NYSE: AET) to its “2013 Best Places to Work” list for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. Aetna has earned this designation every year since the index was introduced in 2001. According to the HRC, only 252 of the 889 businesses evaluated achieved a perfect score in the 2013 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) rating. Aetna was among them. The CEI rates companies onmore...
  • 08/11/11
    Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation together awarded $620,000 in community grants and sponsorships in Texas during 2010. The grants were made to organizations addressing a variety of health issues, including obesity among adults and children, racial and ethnic equity in health care, and needed improvements in the integration and coordination of health care services. In addition, grants were made in support of arts and culturalmore...
  • 08/11/11
    Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation together awarded $847,000, in community grants and sponsorships in California during 2010. The grants were made to organizations addressing a variety of health issues, including obesity among adults and children, racial and ethnic equity in health care, and needed improvements in the integration and coordination of health care services. In addition, grants were made in support of arts and culturalmore...
  • 08/11/11
    Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation together awarded $620,000 in community grants and sponsorships in Texas during 2010. The grants were made to organizations addressing a variety of health issues, including obesity among adults and children, racial and ethnic equity in health care, and needed improvements in the integration and coordination of health care services. In addition, grants were made in support of arts and culturalmore...
  • 08/08/11
    Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation together awarded $105,278 in community grants and sponsorships in Washington State during 2010. The grants were made to organizations addressing a variety of health issues, including obesity among adults and children, racial and ethnic equity in health care, and needed improvements in the integration and coordination of health care services. In addition, grants were made in support of humanmore...
  • 08/08/11
    Aetna (NYSE: AET) awarded $17,500 in grants and sponsorships to three nonprofits in Utah during 2010 to help them further their work addressing a variety of health and human services issues. The three Utah recipients were: Special Olympics Utah; The National Alliance on Mental Illness Utah; and Utah Families Foundation. "Aetna is pleased and proud to supportmore...
  • 08/08/11
    Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation together awarded $170,000 in grants and sponsorships in Arizona during 2010. The grants were made to organizations addressing obesity among adults and children, racial and ethnic equity in health care, and needed improvements in the integration and coordination of health care services, as well as other health issues. The six Arizona recipients were: Tucson Medicalmore...
  • 08/08/11
    Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation together awarded nearly $100,000 in community grants and sponsorships in Colorado during 2010. The grants were made to organizations addressing a variety of health issues, including obesity in children and adults, racial and ethnic equity in health care, and needed improvements in the integration and coordination of health care services. In addition, grants were made in support of human servicesmore...
  • 08/08/11
    Two Oregon nonprofits each were awarded $25,000 in support from Aetna (NYSE: AET) to further their work in promoting healthy lifestyles and healthy eating. The Oregon Health and Science University Foundation and the Community Food Security Coalition, both based in Portland, received the funds to support 2011 programs. "Aetna is pleased and proud to support nonprofit organizations here in Oregon that are working to make amore...

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