Imagine the outcomes – for families, employers and communities – if all of us were our personal best. Target is excited to be a founding member of the Alliance. As a thought-leader, we have formed strong partnerships with experts and groups that aspire to a common goal: to improve the state of overall health. The vision of the Alliance ties closely to Target’s principles for health care: a focus on prevention and overall well-being and providing tools and resources to help everyone become their personal best. Target is excited to play a role in this important journey to help make Minnesota healthier.
At Cargill, our purpose is to be the global leader in nourishing people. We also are committed to helping employees and their families lead healthy lives. As a founding member of The Alliance for a Healthier Minnesota we’re proud to be leading the way for healthy change in our community.
Medica is committed to improving the lives of our employees, members and the overall health of the communities we serve. The Alliance for a Healthier Minnesota affords us an opportunity to work collaboratively with other organizations that value health and wellbeing. Through this partnership and others, we will continue to strive toward innovative solutions that address the health needs of the community and that help people achieve a state of optimal health.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is a health company dedicated to making a healthy difference in people’s lives. We are bold and innovative in the approaches we take to prevention— because we all pay for poor health— both in quality of life and in dollars. And, that is why Blue Cross is excited The Alliance for a Healthier Minnesota is bringing together public and private stakeholders to tackle health issues, such as obesity, to improve the health of Minnesotans.
Midwest Dairy Council is the nutrition education division of Midwest Dairy Association. The Council’s mission is to promote a healthy diet through nutrition education and the use of dairy products to consumers, health professionals and teachers. Midwest Dairy Council is funded by checkoff dollars from dairy farmers in a 10-state region that includes: Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma.
The Minnesota Department of Health works to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. As a part of the Center for Disease Control’s health reform initiative – Communities Putting Prevention to Work – Through the Minnesota Department of Health the Community Health Improvement Program (CPPW) works to promote prevention in qualified areas in an effort to address rising health care costs. We are proud to be actively engaged with the Alliance for a Healthier Minnesota. Working together, we can help Minnesotans live longer, healthier lives and achieve a better state of health.