We are pleased to welcome United Way Worldwide and Kaiser Permanente to The Root Cause Coalition. With our shared goal to achieve health equity for all — in every community, the addition of these two organizations continues to build the strong and vibrant voice of Root Cause. Below is a bit more background on both organizations. If you are member of TRCC and are interested in connecting with either organization, please reach out to Tom Dorney ([email protected]).
United Way Worldwide fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. Supported by 2.9 million volunteers, 8.1 million donors worldwide and $4.8 billion raised every year, UWW is the world’s largest privately funded nonprofit. Engaged in communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide to create sustainable solutions to the challenges facing our communities, UWW partners include global, national and local businesses, nonprofits, government, civic and faith-based organizations, along with educators, labor leaders, health providers, senior citizens, students and more. For more information about United Way, please visit UnitedWay.org. Follow us on Twitter: @UnitedWay and #LiveUnited.
For 75 years, Kaiser Permanente has been committed to shaping the future of health and health care — and helping our members, patients and communities experience more healthy years. Recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans, Kaiser Permanente’s mission has been to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of members and their communities since July 21, 1945. Kaiser Permanente currently serves 12.4 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists, and team of caregivers. Expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery, and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education, and the support of community health.