Medtronic Philanthropy Foundation - January 2014

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn -- Medtronic is grateful to be part of a thriving philanthropic community. As the Philanthropy arm for a leading medical technology company, Medtronic believes their social-commitment strength lies primarily in philanthropy that expands access to chronic disease care for the underserved through health related initiatives.

Medtronic has a long history supporting United Way, an are enhancing that commitment by supporting United Way in new ways:

  • Their 46,000 employee philanthropists, about 8,000 of whom are in the Twin Cities, are more involved than ever before, and their personal philanthropic passions are backed dollar for dollar by a match from Medtronic Philanthropy.
  • They are the premiere sponsor of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.
  • They are working with KARE 11/ Healthfair 11 and the Q-mmunity mobile unit to provide free or low-cost health screenings to people who don't have easy access to basic healthcare. You can learn more at KARE

You can learn more about the work of Medtronic Philanthropy at


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