LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, will host IndyCar driver Oriol Servia and two Indy-style racecars at the Humana headquarters building on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
“There are thousands of hospitalized children our drivers were able to visit and whose days we were able to brighten because of the support of Humana and the Humana Foundation.”
Humana is partnering with Racing For Kids®, a national nonprofit that uses racecars and their popular drivers to bring attention to the unique needs of sick children and the hospitals that care for them. Humana associates will have the opportunity to support sick children during this event in two ways.
One of the cars has two seats, and Servia will be giving rides around the block for a $100 donation to Racing For Kids. Photos and autographs will be included. A second car will be in the building lobby, where donors who give $15 will receive autographs and have their photos taken in the car with Servia and Humana’s Chairman and CEO Mike McCallister.
“This is a great opportunity for Humana associates to help sick children, brighten their days, and bring some fun to their time in the hospital,” McCallister said. “Our donations will help Racing for Kids continue their good work while supporting sick children and helping them get the care they need.”
Humana has supported Racing For Kids since 2004 because of their focus on helping address the health care needs of children. Hospital visits form the heart of the program, with professional drivers visiting sick youngsters, posing for pictures, signing autographs, and handing out prizes. Drivers like Danica Patrick, Tony Kanaan and Al Unser, Jr. have participated.
“Since 2004, the support of Humana and Mike McCallister has been critical to the success of Racing For Kids. I cannot overemphasize that fact,” said Pat Wright, Racing For Kids CEO. “There are thousands of hospitalized children our drivers were able to visit and whose days we were able to brighten because of the support of Humana and the Humana Foundation.”
Listed below is the schedule of events for Tuesday, Dec. 11:
- 10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. – Opening remarks from Mike McCallister, Pat Wright, CEO, Racing for Kids, and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer
- 10:20 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Associates have photos taken with car and driver for $15 donation
- 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Associates take rides in two-seat Indy car with driver for $100 donation
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, 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 institutional investors);
- Corporate Governance information
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, Kentucky, 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.
About Racing For Kids®
Racing For Kids®, a Detroit-based national charity founded in 1989, uses the increasing popularity of motorsports to focus public awareness and funding on the health care needs of children. Racing For Kids celebrity racecar drivers have visited more than 25,000 children in more than 500 children’s hospitals in the United States, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Japan and Australia. The charity has raised $5.5 million for the hospitals visited and for children’s health institutions across the country. Racing For Kids celebrated its 20th Anniversary in 2009. For additional information go to www.racingforkids.org.