Community Support

News Releases: Community Support

  • 07/15/16

    Supporting enhancing quality of care, quality of life with funds and human resources

    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aetna Better Health of Virginia, a Medicaid health plan contracted with the Commonwealth of Virginia, has announced it is making $100,000 in community grants to five Virginia non-profit organizations that focus on improving the health care and quality of life of Virginians. The grants are: $50,000 to The Health Wagon, a non-profit that operates a mobile clinic and two stationary clinics in southwest Virginia. Themore...
  • 06/14/16
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aetna (NYSE: AET) will be an official co-sponsor for the 30th annual conference of the 100 Black Men of America (BMOA), continuing its joint mission with the community organization to help improve the lives, educational opportunities and health status of African American people. This year’s convention, entitled, “Thirty Years of Mentoring: Positive Influence, Powerful Impact,” will be held June 15-19 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Aetna’more...
  • 12/17/15
    HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Aetna Foundation today announced that they have awarded more than $3 million in community grants to 75 nonprofit organizations in 22 states as part of GoLocal: Cultivating Healthy Communities, a program that helps healthy food choices and active living take root in underserved communities. One component of GoLocal is the Local Roots grant program, which included a specific focus on funding the creation and expansion ofmore...
  • 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...