In addition, UnitedHealthcare became a Guardians’ Circle sponsor of Feeding America Southwest Virginia’s Young Artists Against Hunger Gala, which will be held on April 30, 2013, at the Jefferson Center.The Young Artist Against Hunger Gala is an opportunity to create a collaborative platform to showcase the talent of Southwest Virginia’s young artists while generating awareness and support to reach people in need of food assistance. The artists will include painters, sculptors, photographers, musicians, and culinary and graphic designers. About Feeding America Southwest Virginia Feeding America Southwest Virginia was founded in 1981 and proudly commemorates 32 years of fighting hunger and changing lives through community partnerships. The Food Bank is an affiliate member of Feeding America. For the last three decades the Food Bank's ultimate mission has remained the same: eliminate hunger in the region. The primary function of the Food Bank is to secure large quantities of food for the hungry. More than 17 million pounds of food and grocery related products valued at over $25 million are channeled through a network of more than 405 partner feeding programs (in a 26-county and 10-city region) that provide food or meals to those in need. Visit www.faswva.org for more information. About UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare 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, and contracts directly with 780,000 physicians and other health care professionals and 5,900 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare serves more than 40 million people in health benefits and is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. Click here to subscribe to Mobile Alerts for UnitedHealth Group.