"DaVita Way of Giving" Provides $2 Million to Local Charities; Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

DaVita HealthCare Partners' Teammates Make a Difference in Communities

Dec 21, 2015, 06:24 ET from DaVita HealthCare Partners

DENVER, Dec. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading independent medical group in America and leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that the company donated more than $2 million to charities across the United States through the "DaVita® Way of Giving."

For the fifth year in a row, teammates around the country actively engaged local nonprofits and contributed resources to assist in their missions through the DaVita Way of Giving. Nearly $6.8 million has been donated through the program since 2011.

"As a community first and company second, we want to care for our neighbors where we live and work," said Dave Hoerman, chief wisdom officer for DaVita HealthCare Partners. "Our teammates choose where we make the donations because they know what's needed most in their communities. Many teammates are involved in community causes and this lets us, as a Village, support what they're already doing."

Teammates at nearly 1,900 DaVita Kidney Care centers and HealthCare Partners sites chose charities that are locally based and make a positive impact for residents. Charities include children's organizations, crisis centers, health clinics, animal shelters, food banks and many more.

DaVita Way of Giving is one of many programs dedicated to spreading ripples of citizen leadership through DaVita HealthCare Partners' Trilogy of Care – Caring for Our Patients, Caring for Each Other and Caring for Our World.

For more information about DaVita HealthCare Partners' community engagement efforts, please visit DaVita.com/CSR.

About DaVita HealthCare Partners DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and HealthCare Partners. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of September 30, 2015, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,225 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 177,000 patients. The company also operated 104 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida and Colorado in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of September 30, 2015 HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 808,000 patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.

Contact Information

Media: David Gilles Phone: (303) 876-7497 David.Gilles@DaVita.com

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