UnitedHealthcare Donates Hasbro’s NERF ENERGY Game Kits to Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence and Pawtucket to Encourage Physical Activity

  • This initiative is a collaboration between Hasbro and
    UnitedHealthcare, featuring Hasbro’s NERF products, that aims to help
    reduce youth obesity through “exergaming” and health education
  • Former New England Patriots fullback Patrick Pass leads kids
    through football drills

PROVIDENCE, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UnitedHealthcare delivered 650 NERF ENERGY Game Kits, a limited-release
game that tracks physical activity and rewards kids for being active, to
the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pawtucket and Providence today. The donation
is part of a national initiative between Hasbro and UnitedHealthcare,
featuring Hasbro’s NERF products, that encourages young people to become
more active through “exergaming.”


Throughout 2017, UnitedHealthcare will deliver a total of 10,000 NERF
ENERGY Game Kits to elementary schools and community organizations
across the country, enabling children ages six to 12 to receive the kits
at no cost.

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. UnitedHealthcare
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 www.uhc.com
or follow @myUHC on Twitter.

About Hasbro
Hasbro (NASDAQ:
HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating
the World’s Best Play Experiences.
 From toys and games to
television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers
a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands,
including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY,
LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner
brands. The Company’s Hasbro Studios and its film label, Allspark
Pictures, are building its brands globally through great storytelling
and content on all screens. Through its commitment to corporate social
responsibility and philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to make the world a
better place for children and their families. Learn more at www.hasbro.com,
and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews)
and Instagram (@Hasbro).

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Contacts

UnitedHealthcare
Mary McElrath-Jones, 914-552-4671
mary_r_mcelrath-jones@uhc.com
or
Hasbro,
Inc.
Jen DeAngelis, 401-727-6833
jen.deangelis@hasbro.com