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Cambia Health Solutions Celebrates Centennial by Giving Back to Build Healthier Communities with a Company-Sponsored Month of Giving

Cambia employees to donate up to 20,000 hours of volunteer time across the five states where Cambia has a presence during the month of August

/EIN News/ -- Portland, OR, Aug. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cambia Health Solutions was founded 100 years ago in the Pacific Northwest. The company’s roots were established when a group of innovative loggers and their families pooled together funds to help each other with medical needs that arose due to injury or illness. To celebrate this milestone, the company has declared August as the “Month of Giving.” Employees are granted four hours of paid time off to volunteer at any non-profit organization focused on improving the health of local communities throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah and Texas. Employees also have the opportunity to make a financial donation to support a charitable cause and the Cambia Health Foundation will match 50 percent of their contribution.

“Cambia was founded on the community-focused idea of neighbor helping neighbor. Giving back is a great way to honor our past and prepare for our future as an empathetic total health solutions company,” said Peggy Maguire, Senior Vice President, Corporate Accountability, Cambia Health Solutions. “We believe that there is no better way to celebrate our Centennial than by helping our neighbors.” 

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With approximately 5,000 employees across the country, Cambia has organized activities in more than 20 communities serving over 100 organizations. While employees can use their four hours to help support any non-profit organization of their choice, Cambia has organized multiple activities throughout a five-state region where employees can donate their time. Organizations highlighted include: 

  • Oregon: Boys & Girls Club of Portland Metropolitan Area, SOLVE, Oregon Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, Oregon Humane Society, Volunteers of America of Oregon, Friends of the Children, Medical Teams International, and Friends of Trees
  • Washington: Habitat for Humanity of Spokane, Skagit, and Tacoma/Pierce Counties, United Way of King County, Mary’s Place, Tacoma Rescue Mission, and Community Action
  • Idaho: Northwest Children’s Home, American Red Cross, Boise Valley Habitat for Humanity, Idaho Food Bank, Second Harvest, and YWCA of Lewiston
  • Utah: United Way of Salt Lake, Salt Lake Valley Habitat for Humanity, and Utah Food Bank

About Cambia Health Solutions, Inc.
Cambia Health Solutions, headquartered in Portland, Oregon is dedicated to transforming health care. We put people at the heart of everything we do as we work to make the health care system more economically-sustainable and efficient for people and their families. Our company reaches more than 70 million Americans nationwide, including more than two million people in the Pacific Northwest who are enrolled in our regional health plans. To learn more about us, visit CambiaHealth.com or Twitter.com/cambia.

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Rob Goodman
                    Cambia Health Solutions
                    503-553-1467
                    rob.goodman@cambiahealth.com
                    

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