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Gov. Henry McMaster and UnitedHealth Group Announce $500,000 Donation to One SC Fund in Support of South Carolina Residents Affected by Hurricane Florence

September 21, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 21, 2018--South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster joined UnitedHealth Group to announce a $500,000 donation to the state’s One SC Fund to help residents of South Carolina recover and rebuild from Hurricane Florence.

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South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and UnitedHealth Group executives announce $500,000 donation to One SC Fund to assist families affected by Hurricane Florence. Left to right: JoAnn M. Turnquist of Central Carolina Community Foundation, UnitedHealth Group executive Garland Scott, Gov. Henry McMaster, and UnitedHealth Group executives Tommy O’Conner and Jack Shields (Photo: T.C. Worely Photography).

The One SC Fund will use UnitedHealth Group’s donation to support various organizations providing relief and response efforts in the affected areas.

“We thank UnitedHealth Group for its generous support of South Carolinians in need,” said Gov. McMaster. “Many of our neighbors and friends have been displaced by flooding from Hurricane Florence and, unfortunately, the worst is yet to come. I encourage those who are able to please visit www.OneSCFund.org to help support this effort.”

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of South Carolina and all the people affected by Hurricane Florence,” said Garland “Scottie” Scott, UnitedHealthcare CEO of the Carolinas and Georgia. “UnitedHealth Group is honored to work with Gov. McMaster and through the One SC Fund to support our communities in need.”

In addition to the donation, UnitedHealth Group is deploying health care delivery capabilities including mobile clinics providing health care directly to people living in the affected areas, emergency kit and prescription drug donations, and a free emotional-support help line.

For more information, visit www.uhc.com/disaster-relief-info/hurricane-florence.

About UnitedHealth Group UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) is a diversified health care company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone. UnitedHealth Group offers a broad spectrum of products and services through two distinct platforms: UnitedHealthcare, which provides health care coverage and benefits services; and Optum, which provides information and technology-enabled health services. For more information, visit UnitedHealth Group at  www.unitedhealthgroup.com  or follow @UnitedHealthGrp on Twitter.

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CONTACT: UnitedHealthcare

Angela Richmond, 770-300-3426

angela_richmond@uhc.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA SOUTH CAROLINA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SENIORS WOMEN HEALTH HOSPITALS MENTAL HEALTH PHILANTHROPY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INSURANCE CONSUMER FAMILY FUND RAISING GENERAL HEALTH MEN MANAGED CARE

SOURCE: UnitedHealth Group

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