UnitedHealthcare Donates Funds For Urban Life Rooftop Garden Project

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

The YMCA of San Diego County received a $50,000 grant from UnitedHealthcare’s “Do Good. Live Well.” employee volunteer initiative during an event earlier this year. The grant funds an UrbanLife Rooftop Garden Program at the Copley-Price Family YMCA that will encourage youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Kevin Kandalaft, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of California was joined by Julian Villegas, executive director, Copley–Price Family YMCA and Jose Vallejo, executive director, UrbanLife to announce the grant award.

Employee volunteers from UnitedHealthcare celebrated the donation announcement by harvesting ready crops, washing and processing crops and prepping the beds for future growth at the farm.

The Rooftop Gardens Program transforms vacant lots into vibrant urban farms that produce food for the community. It also offers job skills training and youth jobs, and helps young people foster a love of growing and eating healthy foods.

UnitedHealthcare volunteers harvest crops for YMCA of San Diego County’s new UrbanLife Rooftop Garden project.

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