UnitedHealthcare and Ottumwa Family YMCA Host Community Build for New, Inclusive Playground in Wapello County

OTTUMWA-UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Iowa donated $150,000 to the Ottumwa Family YMCA to build a new playground for families in Wapello County. The fully inclusive playground will be accessible for all children, and will include swings, slides, climbing walls and more. Friday, November 3, UnitedHealthcare and the Ottumwa Family YMCA are hosting a community build to begin construction of the playground. Dozens of leaders and volunteers from UnitedHealthcare and YMCA are expected to attend, along with members of the Ottumwa community.

The playground will open to the public later in November. Details of the official dedication ceremony will be available in the weeks to come.

WHEN: Friday, Nov.3, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Ottumwa Family YMCA
611 North Hancock St.
Ottumwa, Iowa, 52501


About UnitedHealthcare
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers.  The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with 1 million physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. United Healthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.

For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at http://www.uhc.com or follow @UHC on Twitter.


About Ottumwa Family YMCA
The Ottumwa Family YMCA is a community organization rich with diversity and history. The roots of the organization run deep in the Ottumwa community having been with the community for over 130 years! With a diversity of programming from Active Older Adult classes to after school STEM learning, free youth nutrition programs to scholarship assistance they have activities for all ages and backgrounds. The Ottumwa Family YMCA serves over 5,000 people per year from the local community and surrounding areas through memberships, programs, sports and childcare. They partner with over 40 local organizations to accomplish their mission through their focus areas of youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. They remain a very active and
vibrant part of the Ottumwa community serving all ages, races, cultures, faiths, and backgrounds.