SOURCE: Community Health Charities

Community Health Charities

December 15, 2015 08:00 ET

Community Health Charities Announces Their 2015 Top Five Health Champions

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - December 15, 2015) - Community Health Charities, the nation's top nonprofit that connects employees in the workplace with the programs and services of nearly 2,000 vetted and trusted health charities, is pleased to announce their Health Champions for 2015:

  • Wells Fargo
  • Anthem Foundation
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • American Express
  • Sikorsky Aircraft

"As Community Health Charities Champions, these companies have led the charge in creating campaigns for their employees that engaged them in critical giving and volunteer activities for health this year," said Thomas G. Bognanno, President and CEO of Community Health Charities. "I am delighted to announce that collectively, individual employees from just these five companies raised more than $9 million in their workplace giving campaigns for our member charities."

The Community Health Charities Health Champions program is designed to recognize and encourage employers and employees to support leading health charities across the country. In 2016, Community Health Charities will expand this program to recognize businesses of all sizes who are making a difference in promoting charitable health causes.

"It is an honor to be recognized by Community Health Charities as one of their top five Health Champions in 2015," said Peter Dudley, Team Member Philanthropy Programs at Wells Fargo. "Our hard work and dedication is truly exemplified through our employees who raise critical funds and give of their time to volunteer to help important health causes that Community Health Charities' members represent."

As experts in the areas of workplace giving and employee engagement for nearly 60 years, Community Health Charities creates partnerships between their member charities and corporate partners who want to give employees the opportunity to support health causes that impact their families and their communities by making it easier to access the reliable health information, services and programs they need to improve their lives and the lives of people they care about. 

To learn more about Community Health Charities, please visit www.healthcharities.org or call 1-800-654-0845.

About Community Health Charities

Community Health Charities improves the lives of people affected by a chronic disease or disability by uniting caring donors in the workplace with the nation's most trusted health charities. Over the past five years, Community Health Charities has raised more than $400 million to support the missions of the nearly 2,000 charities in our network. 

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