Our Report on 2015 Social Responsibility Goals
Happy New Year! I hope 2016 brings you and your loved ones much joy and health.
It is with great pride that I share our corporate report on our 2015 social responsibility goals. While Watertree Health’s mission is to help individuals improve their lives by improving their cycle of health, our overarching goal is to service local communities.
Savings achieved with our Prescription Discount Card and donations to strategic health-related nonprofit partners are our Company’s key metrics of this social responsibility.
In 2015, Watertree Health surpassed its $70 million goal and saved cardholders $84 million on prescription costs, representing a growth of 62% versus the prior year. Given recent reports about the continuing rise of out-of-pocket prescription costs and consumers finding it more and more difficult to pay for their vital medicines, we place particular importance on this metric.
This savings milestone reflects the fact that service is built into the DNA of our culture. We believe that everyone should be able to improve their health, and our team of national “Service Representatives” and my colleagues have committed themselves to helping those in need.
To produce a ripple effect within local communities, our nonprofit partnerships have been structured so that when someone saves money on their prescription a donation is triggered for the local nonprofit partner.In 2015, our goals were to donate $300,000 to Make-A-Wish® and help grant two wishes per month. Our amazing, passionate team helped to dramatically surpass these goals.
Watertree Health donated $530,000 that helped grant 43 wishes in just 16 local chapters. We also exceeded our 2015 goals for our 15 local Food Bank partners — $165,000 in donations versus $140,000, providing almost one million meals versus our goal of 750,000.
These stats are our internal report card on how we’re furthering our mission, and our partnerships with nonprofits are a big part of that effort. Since our Prescription Discount Card was introduced about four years ago, we have helped people struggling to pay for their prescriptions save almost $165,000,000. In about two years, we have donated $645,000 to Make-A-Wish and helped fund 54 wishes in just 16 local chapters, and donated over $300,000 to our 15 local Food Bank partners to help provide over 1.8 million meals.”
I want to thank our Service Representatives, nonprofit partners, cardholders, health care provider partners and everyone at Watertree Health who helped us exceed our goals and make 2015 such a huge success. Working together we are helping to create healthier communities across America. Let’s make 2016 even greater!
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