For Immediate Release
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. (July 31, 2017) − NB3FIT WEEK announces that UnitedHealthcare is a Gold Sponsor of NB3FIT WEEK to help support the health and fitness of Native American children across the country. As a Gold Sponsor, UnitedHealthcare will help make NB3FIT WEEK the largest national Native youth health and fitness event in the country. Together, UnitedHealthcare and NB3FIT WEEK will reach their goal of engaging over 12,000 Native American youth in health and physical activity nationwide during the week of Nov. 5-11, 2017.
“We are honored that UnitedHealthcare is going to be one of our partners in engaging Native youth about the importance of physical activity and healthy nutrition. Together we will continue to help people live healthier lives,” said Justin Huenemann, president and CEO of NB3 Foundation.
UnitedHealthcare’s sponsorship is part of its “Do Good. Live Well.” volunteer initiative, dedicated to decreasing hunger and obesity, inspiring service and encouraging volunteerism.
To learn more about NB3FIT Week and to register your community youth activity, please visit http://www.nb3foundation.org/nb3fit-week/.
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, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with 1 million physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.com or follow @myUHC on Twitter.
About the Notah Begay III Foundation
The NB3 Foundation is a national, award-winning Native American nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing Native American childhood obesity and type-2 diabetes. The NB3 Foundation invests in evidence-based, community-driven and culturally relevant programs that promote health, physical activity and nutrition, ensuring healthy futures for Native American children and their communities. We are committed to ensuring that all Native American youth live healthy, happy and fulfilled lives. (www.nb3foundation.org)