News Releases

  • 01/29/09

    Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation in 2008 awarded community grants and sponsorships in North Carolina totaling $125,000, supporting programs that focus on promoting healthier work places; helping students better understand depression; and targeting childhood obesity.

    Aetna provided grants of $75,000 to the American Heart Association's Charlotte chapter; and grants of $25,000 each to Discovery Place Inc. and the Charlotte

  • 01/29/09

    Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation in 2008 awarded community grants and sponsorships in Pennsylvania totaling $590,000, with a particular focus on promoting wellness and targeting health and economic disparities.

    Among the community grants awarded were:

  • 01/29/09

    Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation in 2008 awarded community grants and sponsorships in Georgia totaling $725,000, with a particular focus on targeting diabetes and related conditions.

    Among the community grants awarded were:

  • 01/22/09

    Aetna (NYSE: AET) and The Aetna Foundation today announced that they awarded $800,000 to non-profit community organizations in metro New York during 2008. Emphasis for Aetna's giving in and near New York City was placed on organizations that fund the health and human resource needs of underserved communities - such as preventive care, health screenings, and health education services.

  • 01/19/09

    Aetna (NYSE: AET), the Aetna Foundation and Magic Johnson Enterprises (MJE), in collaboration with Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK), EoSHealth, and Harris County Hospital District, have launched a 20-week nutrition and exercise competition between fourth- and fifth-graders at five elementary schools in the Houston Independent School District (

  • 01/07/09

    Aetna (NYSE: AET) and The Aetna Foundation today announced the establishment of an endowment fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving that will support the Connecticut Veterans Day Parade, and an initial contribution of $75,000, in honor of Marilda Gándara, who is retiring as head of The Aetna Foundation after a 30-year career with