“We appreciate the opportunity to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers today to make a difference in the lives of our Florida neighbors and to ensure they have access to fresh, nutritious food,” said T. David Lewis, CEO, UnitedHealthcare of Florida, Central North Florida Division. “Feeding America Tampa Bay provides a vital service to the people of west central Florida, and we are grateful for the opportunity to partner with them in the fight against hunger.”
This event is the latest in UnitedHealthcare’s “Do Good. Live Well.” employee volunteer initiative, whose mission is to prevent hunger and obesity, inspire service and encourage volunteerism in communities where UnitedHealthcare employees live and work.
For more information about the benefits of volunteering and to find local opportunities to get involved, visit www.DoGoodLiveWell.org. Follow @DoGoodLiveWell on Twitter or “like” Do Good. Live Well. on Facebook.
About Feeding America Tampa BayFounded in 1982, Feeding America Tampa Bay receives surplus food donations from growers, manufacturers, supermarkets and organized community food drives and distributes it to the hungry through a network of 600 hunger relief organizations across West Central Florida. The Tampa-based food bank serves a poverty population of close to 700,000, providing 35 million pounds of food to its 10-county service area this year. Feeding America Tampa Bay is a member of the national Feeding America network. feedingamericatampabay.orgAbout the Tampa Bay BuccaneersThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers play an active role in community development through a variety of youth health and education initiatives, family outreach, and military support involving players, coaches, cheerleaders, alumni, and staff. Through team donations, engaging outreach initiatives, NFL programs, and appearances, nearly 1,000 nonprofit organizations benefit from the team's charitable endeavors throughout the year. To learn more about what the Buccaneers are doing in the community, visit www.buccaneers.com/community. About UnitedHealthcareUnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. UnitedHealthcare serves more than 38 million people and is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.