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Medtronic to Give $450,000 in Health Care Grants

Medtronic operations in Santa Rosa recently selected the Redwood Community Health Coalition, Santa Rosa Community Health Centers, Jewish Community Free Clinic and Operation Access to receive a total of $450,000 in Health Access Grants from Medtronic Philanthropy over the next two years.

Medtronic“In addition to offering medical devices that alleviate pain, restore health and extend life, Medtronic is committed to funding initiatives that expand access to quality chronic disease care for the underserved worldwide,” said business attorney David Bruce, the company’s philanthropy liaison in Santa Rosa. “That commitment starts in the many communities we call home.”

Medtronic Health Access Grants are awarded to community-based organizations in recognition of their continued commitment to expanding access to healthcare. Health Access Grants are awarded in 34 communities, including Sonoma County, where Medtronic has a major presence.

Medtronic employs approximately 1,000 people in Sonoma County. Two of the company’s cardiovascular businesses are based in Santa Rosa. The Coronary/Renal Denervation business  and The Endovascular Therapies.

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