About the Aetna Foundation
The Aetna Foundation, Inc. is the independent charitable and philanthropic arm of Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET). Since 1980, Aetna and the Aetna Foundation have contributed $412 million in grants and sponsorships, including $18 million in 2011. As a national health foundation, we promote wellness, health, and access to high-quality health care for everyone. This work is enhanced by the time and commitment of Aetna employees, who have volunteered more than 2.6 million hours since 2003. Aetna’s current giving is focused on addressing the rising rate of adult and childhood obesity in the U.S.; promoting racial and ethnic equity in health and health care; and advancing integrated health care. For more information, visit www.AetnaFoundation.org.
About the Women’s Community Clinic
Founded in 1999, the
Women’s Community Clinic uses an innovative volunteer-based business model to provide affordable and accessible health care services to uninsured and underinsured San Francisco Bay Area women and girls. The Women’s Community Clinic (“the Clinic”) provides affordable, accessible sexual and reproductive women’s health services, outreach and education to uninsured and underinsured women and girls in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Clinic’s Western Addition Health Training Program (WAHT) was founded in 2007 to address health care disparities among African-American women with a special focus on the city’s Western Addition neighborhood. (27% of the neighborhood’s residents are African American, as compared with 6% in all of San Francisco.)