Health care statistics for the
"Medco understands the pharmacy care needs of Chicagoland. It's important for children and adults alike to be active and aware of their individual health care needs," said
The analysis which reviewed the prescription drug claims for Medco members in
"As a local employer and provider of health care, Medco wants to ensure that the youth of Chicagoland — the leaders of tomorrow — have healthy lifestyles and endless aspirations," states Taylor. "That is a main reason why the programs offered by After School Matters are deserving of everyone's support."
The trends in Chicagoland are comparable to those found across
The funds raised through the After School Matters Gala directly support the organization's mission of creating a network of out-of-school opportunities, including apprenticeships and drop-in programs, for
"Our supporters understand that we must continue to invest in our young people because they will play a vital role in the future of our city," said founder
The event takes place on O'Hare's first new runway since 1971, a part of The O'Hare Modernization Program (OMP).
To learn more about After School Matters and Medco's efforts in Chicagoland, please visit www.medco.com/chicagoland.
About After School Matters
After School Matters is a non-profit organization that offers
Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) is the nation's leading pharmacy benefit manager based on its 2007 total net revenues of more than
SOURCE Medco Health Solutions, Inc.