DaVita Teammates Give Back to the Community

Adams County Dialysis Donates $1,000 to Quincy’s The Sammy Fund as Part of the “DaVita Way of Giving”

On Dec. 18, DaVita Adams County Dialysis presented The Sammy Fund with a $1,000 check as part of the “DaVita Way of Giving,” the company’s locally focused charitable giving initiative that helps nonprofit organizations throughout the United States grow and thrive.

The Sammy Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides rewarding activities for children with limited opportunities. The Sammy Fund helps send children to various camps, provides funding for children’s art programs, supports a variety of at-risk youth programs and other mentoring opportunities. DaVita teammates from Adams County Dialysis chose to donate to The Sammy Fund because the organization helps children to participate in meaningful activities that promote healthy, active living while expanding their knowledge of diversity throughout the community.

“They honor Sammy through their work with children, giving children opportunities to participate in activities that promote lifelong learning and develop interests that will enrich their lives,” said Susan Pierce, a DaVita patient care technician.

June and Chuck Otte of The Sammy Fund said the DaVita contribution will go a long way to support its mission.

“We are honored to receive this support for The Sammy Fund  so we can continue our mission of helping children participate in activities that better their lives and well-being,” said Otte.

DaVita, a leading provider of kidney care services, is committed to improving the quality of life for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease and is dedicated to spreading ripples of citizen leadership through its Trilogy of Care – caring for its patients, caring for each other and caring for the world.

To learn more about DaVita’s community engagement efforts, please visit DaVita.com/CommunityCare.

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About DaVita HealthCare Partners

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita and HealthCare Partners. DaVita 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 Sept. 30, 2013, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 2,042 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 166,000 patients. The company also operated 66 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, and Florida in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of Sept. 30, 2013, HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 760,000 managed care patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.

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