|[November 27, 2012]
Humana Foundation Pledges Matching Donations to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
LOUISVILLE, Ky. --(Business Wire)--
The Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana
Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced a pledge to match up to $200,000 to
support relief efforts on the east coast in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
"It's important that we stand together during times of devastation of
this magnitude and provide support to our neighbors near and far," said
Mike McCallister, Humana's Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the
Board. He is also the Chairman of the Humana Foundation Board of
Directors. "Our employees are generous and hardworking people. We hope
that this gift will help to ease this unimaginable burden placed on east
Now through December 31, the Humana Foundation will match employee
donations to the American Red Cross and Save the Children through
Giving Together, its employee matching gift program. For this
effort, a total gift of up to $200,000 will be matched by the Foundation.
Since 2001, the Humana Foundation has provided $2.6 million to disaster
relief efforts. In recent years, Humana and the Humana Foundation have
provided relief following such events as Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti
earthquake, and torndos in Alabama, Indiana, and Kentucky.
Giving Together, an all-associate matching gift program that
launched in early 2011, matches employee donations to charitable causes
throughout the year.
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.
More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the
Investor Relations page of the company's web site at www.humana.com,
including copies of:
Annual reports to stockholders
Securities and Exchange Commission filings
Most recent investor conference presentations
Quarterly earnings news releases
Replays of most recent earnings release conference calls
Calendar of events (including upcoming earnings conference call dates
and times, as well as planned interaction with research analysts and
Corporate Governance information
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