Humana Foundation Pledges Up to $250,000 Toward Oklahoma Tornado Relief
Foundation will match Humana associate contributions to the American Red Cross
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana Inc. (NYS: HUM) , today announced that it will make a combined contribution of up to $250,000 to the American Red Cross and the Oklahoma City Community Foundation in the wake of last week's devastating tornado in Moore, Okla.
The American Red Cross of Central Oklahoma will receive $100,000 to address immediate and ongoing needs related to the disaster. The Foundation also will match up to $50,000 in gifts from Humana associates to the American Red Cross of Central Oklahoma. The Oklahoma City Community Foundation will receive $100,000 to support nonprofits that focus on the longer-term rebuilding efforts.
"Humana stands with the people of Oklahoma as they take on the emotionally wrenching job of recovering after this terrible storm," said Bruce Broussard, Humana's President and CEO. "We hope this gift will ease the suffering of the affected families and help them meet their needs for shelter, food and medical supplies."
Humana's Chairman, Mike McCallister, who also serves as chair of the Humana Foundation, also expressed his commitment to recovery efforts. "Humana and the Humana Foundation have a long and proud history of helping the communities where our associates and members live and work, and our hearts are with the storm victims as they rebuild their lives," McCallister said.
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 care companies. Located in Louisville, Ky., the site of Humana's corporate headquarters, the Foundation's mission is to promote healthy lives and healthy communities. The Foundation's key funding priorities are childhood health, intergenerational health, and active lifestyles. 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., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.
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