UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling and UnitedHealthcare Children's FoundationUHCCF and Cycling
The team supports the needs of children through donations and events throughout the year.
The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides medical grants to help children gain access to health-related services not covered, or not fully covered, by their family’s commercial health insurance plan. Families can receive up to $5,000 annually per child ($10,000 lifetime maximum per child), and do not need to have insurance through UnitedHealthcare to be eligible.
UHCCF was founded in 1999. Since 2007, UHCCF has awarded more than 10,000 grants valued at over $29M to children and their families across the United States. UHCCF’s funding is provided by contributions from individuals, corporations and UnitedHealth Group employees. Grants have helped pay for necessary medical services and medical equipment such as physical therapy, surgery, chemotherapy, and medical equipment such as orthotics, wheelchairs and hearing aids for children.
The team shares their love of cycling with UHCCF grant recipients by making select recipients “pro cyclists for the day” Meet brothers, Daniel and Tristan, who were surprised by the team with new bikes and helmets as well as team jerseys, socks, shirts, and hats. After an exclusive meet-and-greet opportunity with the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team, the boys and their parents were invited on stage in front of the crowd for an interview with the race announcer. After the interview, the boys were so excited about their new bikes that they put on all of their new gear and participated in the kids race, with a special call-up from the race announcers to complete their “Pro for a Day” experience.
To learn more about becoming involved, the grant process, how to contribute or to find out the latest news, visit www.uhccf.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 855-MY-UHCCF.