By Conor McCue


DENVER (CBS4) – A new partnership between a local company and nonprofit will benefit countless Coloradoans in need over the next six months. It’s all a way to honor Kaiser Permanente’s 50th year in our state.

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A small service project organized for Tuesday morning at the Mile High United Way is just the beginning for Kaiser Permanente employees.

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The group loaded up 150 bags full of soap, toothbrushes, and other essentials for people experiencing homelessness. Over the next six months, there will be many more similar opportunities.

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“We’ll be doing dozens of projects across Colorado,” said Sarah Allen, Chief Transformation Officer at Kaiser Permanente. “More than 1,000 of our employees will be volunteering to be a part of these important projects.”

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It’s all part of a new partnership between Kaiser and the Mile High United Way to celebrate the healthcare company’s 50th year in Colorado.

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“This is a great partnership with Kaiser to give back to our community and to help serve,” said Christine Benero, President and CEO of the Mile High United Way.

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“The work we do here, these are our communities, these are our members, and we want to give back,” Allen said.

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Kaiser employees already tackle various volunteer projects each year on its annual day of service. Now, they’ll do even more, more often.

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“There is the Weld County United Way, Pike’s Peak United Way, the Mile High United way,” Benero said. “Together we work as a network to make sure people have opportunities. This partnership is going to happen in all those communities.”

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From big projects to small gestures, it’s celebration by giving back.

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Conor McCue

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