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					                                                                                                                                                                        The charitable giving programs of CIGNA
                                     with help and hope
                                                                                                                                                                        and the CIGNA Foundation 2006




A Commitment to the                                                                                                             CIGNA Foundation
Highest Values                                                                                                                  Board of Directors
“We embrace completely the principles of                             dollars to help build a permanent memorial                 H. EDWARD HANWAY
equality, service, respect and strength of                           to Martin Luther King, Jr. on the National                 Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
community implicit in Dr. King’s legacy.                             Mall in Washington DC. We’re proud to be                   CIGNA Corporation

And we take very seriously our responsibility                        the first health services company to make                   DAVID M. CORDANI                        With Help and Hope
as a corporate citizen to embody those                               this commitment, and look forward to seeing                President, CIGNA HealthCare
                                                                                                                                CIGNA Corporation
principles in the marketplace.”                                      CIGNA’s name permanently inscribed on the                                                          As a business, CIGNA is committed
                                                                                                                                JOHN M. MURABITO
With these words, CIGNA CEO H. Edward                                Visitor Center’s Donor Wall when the Memorial
                                                                                                                                Executive Vice President,               to providing individuals and families
Hanway announced a commitment by the                                 opens to the public. For more information on
                                                                                                                                Human Resources and Services
CIGNA Foundation to contribute one million                           the Memorial, go to www.buildthedream.org.                 CIGNA Corporation                       with the information and support
                                                                                                                                KAREN S. ROHAN
                                                                                                                                                                        they need to lead healthier lives.
                                                                                                                                President, CIGNA Group Insurance
                                                                                                                                President, CIGNA Dental & Vision Care
                                                                                                                                CIGNA Corporation                       Through our charitable giving, we
                                                                                                                                CAROL A. PETREN
                                                                                                                                                                        extend that same approach to our
                                                                     Among the lessons we at CIGNA                              Executive Vice President
                                                                     have learned from Dr. King is this:                        and General Counsel
                                                                                                                                                                        community involvement and the
                                                                     With hope, all people can dream                            CIGNA Corporation
                                                                     of a better, healthier life. With                                                                  philanthropic activities we pursue.
                                                                                                                                Executive Officers
                                                                     help they can obtain the tools to
                                                                     achieve their dream. And when                              OTHA THOMAS “SKIP” SPRIGGS III
                                                                     help and hope are brought                                  President
                                                                                                                                                                        Like our business activities, our
                                                                     together, dreams become realities.                         WENDELL B. POTTER                       charitable programs are designed to
                                                                                                                                Vice President

                                                                                                                                GIANNA S. JACKSON                       bring help and hope to individuals,
                                                                                                                                Executive Director
                                                                                                                                                                        families and communities.
                                                                                                                                MORDECAI SCHWARTZ
                                                                                                                                Vice President and Treasurer
To learn more about our commitment, visit www.cigna.com/about_us/community

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CIGNA and Its People –                                                                                                         A Commitment to Provide Help                        ■   Patient/doctor communications and              ■   Our Health/Caring Projects leverage the
A Shared Commitment                                                                                                                                                                    health literacy.                                   expertise of CIGNA professionals to produce
                                                                                                                               At CIGNA, help and hope go hand in hand.
In 2006, CIGNA and its people provided                                                                                                                                             ■   Elimination of gender and ethnic disparities       healthy outcomes.
                                                                                                                               We know that people can lead healthier lives,
help and hope to individuals, families and                                                                                     with help. We know that communities can                 in health care.                                ■ CIGNA’s Core Concern Directed Grants

communities in the following ways:                                                                                             prosper and grow, with hope. By funding                                                                    build on existing relationships to find healthy
                                                                                                                                                                                   ■   The connection between a healthy mind
■   The CIGNA Foundation made $1.7 million                                                                                     organizations working in our five health-related         and a healthy body.                                lifestyle solutions that work.

    in grants to a wide variety of health,                                                                                     areas of core concern, CIGNA and the CIGNA                                                             ■   Our people walk, bike, bake, and even knit
    education and community organizations.                                                                                     Foundation are helping individuals and families     With Programs that Produce Hope                        in our CIGNA-wide campaigns on behalf of

■   CIGNA Civic Affairs provided staff                                                                                           achieve better health. By engaging with our                                                                causes like healthy babies and breast health.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Through the work of the CIGNA Foundation,
    resources and financial support valued at                                                                                   communities through volunteerism and
                                                                                                                                                                                   our corporate charitable contributions program     ■   CIGNA’s Next Door Neighbor Grants bring
    $2.4 million to office-based volunteer and                                                                                   charitable giving, CIGNA and its people are
                                                                                                                                                                                   and the volunteer efforts of our people, we             educational, cultural and human services to
    fundraising activities, whose beneficiaries                                                                                 bringing hope to our neighbors and the
                                                                                                                                                                                   provide help and hope in the following ways:           our home communities.
    included the March of Dimes®, Susan G.                                                                                     people we serve.
                                                                                                                                                                                   ■   The CIGNA Foundation Targeted Grant            ■   Our Employee Community Involvement
    Komen for the Cure and the United Way®.                                                                                    Our programs provide help to the people they
                                                                                                                                                                                       Program identifies thought leadership               programs help our people to support the
■   CIGNA Corporation made donations                                                                                           serve by focusing on these areas of core concern:
                                                                                                                                                                                       programs that directly impact the health           charities they choose.
    totaling $1.4 million to nonprofit                                                                                          ■   The health of women, children and families.         of individuals and families.                   ■   CIGNA’s Special Initiatives – such as our
    organizations.                                                                                                             ■   Obesity awareness and prevention.                                                                      support of the MLK Memorial – reaffirm
■   CIGNA’s people volunteered more than                                                                                                                                                                                                  our commitment to the highest values.
    19,000 hours and donated more than
    $1.8 million to CIGNA-supported charitable
    efforts in their communities.

All told, CIGNA, its people and the CIGNA
Foundation committed $7.3 million to our
charitable efforts in 2006.                                                                                                                                                         WalkAmerica® at CIGNA: Many Feet, But Many Hands, Too
                                                                                                                                                                                   WalkDay is the main event in CIGNA’s yearly        which CIGNA donated to a local hospital’s
                                                  We believe that all people possess the desire and ability to make positive
                                                                                                                                                                                   WalkAmerica effort on behalf of the March of        Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit to help newborns
                                                  changes, in their own lives and in the lives of their communities. We know
                                                  that, with help and hope, all people can make those changes. CIGNA and its                                                       Dimes, but the little things we do in the weeks    at risk stay warm. Not only do CIGNA employees
                                                  people are committed to encouraging that hope, and providing that help.                                                          leading up to the Walk are important too.          walk to raise money for research, but they help
                                                                                                                                                                                   In our Bloomfield, Conn. home office, employees       remind us in other ways what WalkAmerica is
                                                                                                                                                                                   knitted more than 300 hats for premature babies,   all about … healthy babies.


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CIGNA Health/Caring Projects                       CIGNA Core Concern Directed Grants                    CIGNA Foundation Targeted Grants                    A Commitment to Health                           In the fall of 2006, CIGNA’s people nationwide    Among the major recipients of corporate
                                                                                                                                                                                                              joined forces for the 12th time to support        charitable funds in 2006 were:
To better leverage the knowledge of CIGNA’s        To help strengthen relationships with established     To help us better identify nonprofit groups          By the people of CIGNA
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Susan G. Komen for the Cure. CIGNA and            ■   March of Dimes (Civic Affairs)       $1,037,125
health professionals, the directors of CIGNA       partners working in our core concern areas, and       undertaking thought leadership projects in
                                                                                                                                                             With a workforce that is 75% female, CIGNA       the CIGNA Foundation contributed more
Foundation regularly tap the expertise of our      develop relationships with other organizations        our core concern areas, we initiated the CIGNA                                                                                                         ■   AHIP Foundation                      $100,000
                                                                                                                                                             looks at women’s health as more than just        than $120,000 to help raise awareness and,
people to help identify particularly interesting   whose work in core concern areas is brought           Foundation Targeted Grant program in 2006.
                                                                                                                                                             a core concern. For us, tackling the health                                                        ■   Komen for the Cure (Civic Affairs)     $97,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                              ultimately, to find a cure for breast cancer.
work being done in our core concern areas.         to our attention by existing partners or other        Targeted Grants are relatively modest awards –
                                                                                                                                                             issues that most affect women is a core need.                                                       ■   Children’s Hospital Boston            $50,000
Awards are mid-range ($25,000 – $50,000),          CIGNA stakeholders, CIGNA offers Core Concern          $10,000 or less – that are intended to both
                                                                                                                                                             It is only natural, then, that two causes of     Through CIGNA’s corporate giving
                                                   Directed Grants.                                      reward interesting approaches and help                                                                                                                 ■   American Heart Association®           $42,600
and are typically reserved for projects that                                                                                                                 utmost importance to women – healthy             The direct corporate contributions of CIGNA
are national in scope.                             These awards are generally made to fund               us build relationships with groups doing                                                                                                               ■   Alex’s Lemonade Stand                 $25,000
                                                                                                                                                             pregnancies and breast cancer awareness –        are generally made at the request of our local
                                                   projects that are either national in scope or         creative work.                                                                                                                                             Foundation® (Civic Affairs)
In 2006, recipients were:                                                                                                                                    should so fully engage our people in two of      market leaders in response to the specific needs
                                                   replicable nationally. Among award recipients         In 2006, nonprofits active in each of our core       CIGNA’s major annual fundraising campaigns.
■   American Diabetes Association                                                                                                                                                                             of their communities. In addition, our major      A Commitment to Diversity
                                                   in 2006 were:                                         concern areas received grants. Among these
    (Phoenix, Ariz.), to support the Shaping                                                                                                                 Spring of 2006 marked our 12th year as           sponsorships, such as the March of Dimes
                                                                                                         were:                                                                                                                                                  In health services
    America’s Youth campaign, $50,000              ■   Maryvale Revitalization Corporation                                                                   a National Sponsor of the March of Dimes         and Komen for the Cure, are paid from the
                                                       (Phoenix, Ariz. /Dallas, Texas), to bring the     ■   Partnership for Clear Health                                                                                                                       Diversity is an increasingly important element
                                                                                                                                                             WalkAmerica campaign. More than 3,000            contributions budget of CIGNA’s Civic Affairs
■   National Alliance for Hispanic Health
                                                       Operation Tone-Up nutrition/exercise                  Communications (North Adams, Mass.),                                                                                                               of corporate culture in America today. For
                                                                                                                                                             people joined CIGNA Walk teams in 62             department. Approximately two-thirds of
    (Washington, DC), for their ¡Vive tu Vida!
                                                       program to local schools, $50,000                     health literacy, $10,000                                                                                                                           a company like CIGNA, whose mission involves
                                                                                                                                                             locations. When our sponsorship support and      CIGNA’s corporate contributions are directed
    Get Up! Get Moving! campaign, $25,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                promoting health and healthy lifestyles, diversity
                                                   ■   MacPhail Center for Music (Minneapolis,           ■   Malta House of Care (Hartford, Conn.),          the money raised by CIGNA teams was tallied,     to organizations working for the health of
■   CT Regional Health Organization –                                                                                                                                                                                                                           takes on even greater urgency. We understand
                                                       Minn.), for its music health therapy                  health care disparities, $5,000                 CIGNA and its people contributed over $1.5       individuals and families.
    Qualidigm (Middletown, Conn.), for                                                                                                                                                                                                                          that if individuals and families are to make
                                                       program, $25,000                                                                                      million to help guarantee healthy pregnancies.
    a state-wide health information                                                                      ■   Wellness Center (Philadelphia, Pa.),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                healthy choices, they must have access to health
    exchange, $25,000                              ■   Middlesex Hospital (Middletown, Conn.),               women/children/families, $5,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                services and health information in a form that is
                                                       to support its health literacy project, $25,000   ■   Chicago State University (Chicago, Ill.),
■   Healthy Kids Challenge (Dighton, Kan.),                                                                                                                                                                                                                     useful to them.
    to support their obesity awareness             ■   Abbottsford (Philadelphia, Pa.), for its              disparities, $5,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                In 2006, in cooperation with the Hispanic
    program for young people, $25,000                  nurse practitioner-run community health           ■   Children’s Crisis Treatment Center                                                                                                                 Scholarship Fund, CIGNA funded four
                                                       facility, $10,000                                     (Philadelphia, Pa.), healthy mind, $5,000
■   American College of Physicians                                                                                                                                                                                                                              scholarships to Hispanic students majoring in
    (Philadelphia, Pa.), to fund a health          ■   CHoP: Bridging the Gaps (Philadelphia, Pa.),      ■   YMCA of Washington DC, obesity, $5,000                                                                                                             health-related fields. It’s a small but important
    literacy conference, $25,000                       to help fund a program that pairs providers                                                                                                                                                              investment in eliminating ethnic disparities in
                                                                                                         ■   Practice Without Pressure (New Castle, Del.),
                                                       with underserved communities, $10,000                                                                                                                                                                    health services and improving cross-cultural
                                                                                                             women/children/families, $3,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                communication by bringing a more diverse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                group of people into the health field.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Kim Bonner Massey, CIGNA’s March of Dimes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2006 WalkAmerica chair for Philadelphia, kicks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                off the campaign event.
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Building our Home Communities                      Bloomfield, Conn.                                   ■   In May, “Career Beginnings” paired 10–20         ■   In November, “Button Up Connecticut”
                                                                                                          CIGNA volunteers with Hartford area high             collected hundreds of coats from CIGNA
Philadelphia, Pa.                                  CIGNA’s community involvement program in
                                                                                                          school students who have college aspirations         employees, to be distributed to shelters
                                                   our home community of Bloomfield, Conn. is
Good neighbors share. Good citizens give                                                                  and need guidance and support.                       for our neighbors in need.
                                                   a truly year-around effort that touches thousands
back. At CIGNA, we know the value of being
                                                   of lives. Coordinated by CIGNA Civic Affairs        ■   In July, “Chip in for the Cure” brought 100      ■   In December, “Joy of Sharing” gathered
both a good neighbor and a good citizen of
                                                   staff, our “Connecticut Calendar of Caring 2006”        CIGNA volunteers to Gillette Ridge Golf Course       toys and games from CIGNA donors to
our home community of Philadelphia. Our
                                                   was filled with volunteer efforts like this:             to raise money for breast cancer research at         cheer the holidays of kids in Hartford’s
two largest awards in our Next Door Neighbor
                                                                                                          the Futures Golf Tournament.                         disadvantaged areas.
Grants program went to major cultural              ■   In February, “Bring your Baby to Lunch”
                                                       kicked off a fundraising campaign for March     ■   In September, the “Everybody WINS” and           In addition, associates in our Service Emerging
institutions – the Philadelphia Orchestra
                                                       of Dimes WalkAmerica that involved 50              “My Friend Taught Me” tutoring programs          Leadership Development Program learned
and the Philadelphia Museum of Art – to
                                                       employee volunteers, culminating in the            commenced, connecting CIGNA volunteers with      about team-building and community service
enhance community life.
                                                       Walk itself in May.                                Hartford students for the entire school year.    by volunteering to help at Foodshare’s
To “give back” to Philadelphia in a more direct,
                                                                                                                                                           Regional Market in June, then helping out
person-to-person way, we contributed $15,000
                                                                                                                                                           again in December by contributing money,
to City Year Philadelphia to help support
                                                                                                                                                           toys and time for the Salvation Army’s Toys
their Young Heroes program. Our sponsorship               One day can make an enormous difference. During the United Way
                                                                                                                                                           for Tots Program.
enabled a Heroes team of Philadelphia area                “Day of Caring” in September, 226 CIGNA employees volunteered more than
                                                          1,200 hours of time at 13 Hartford area agencies painting, landscaping, cleaning,
young people learn not just how to serve their
                                                          working with children and the elderly, and, as shown here, literally building
community, but also why people choose to serve.
                                                          our community with Habitat for Humanity®.
CIGNA supported the arts in Philadelphia
through major corporate contributions to the
Academy of Music and the Barnes Foundation.
Two of Philadelphia’s top universities – Temple
and Drexel – also received corporate funding,                                                                                                              Employee Community Involvement
as did the Urban League and the World
                                                                                                                                                           Some of CIGNA’s most effective giving              organizations of all types where our employees   Guest conductor Thomas Wilkins leads the
Affairs Council of Philadelphia.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Philadelphia Orchestra’s annual tribute to
                                                                                                                                                           happens when our people take the lead.            and retirees performed volunteer services.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Philadelphia,
Employees in our Philadelphia home office                                                                                                                    In 2006, the CIGNA Matching Gifts Program                                                                                sponsored by CIGNA
                                                                                                                                                                                                             And the CIGNA Foundation gave over $500,000
joined in the sharing spirit with our annual                                                                                                               provided more than $350,000 to match                                                                              Photo courtesy of Tom Mihalek/
                                                                                                                                                                                                             to United Way organizations, to augment                  The Philadelphia Orchestra Association
Holiday Party for the Homeless. And                                                                                                                        the charitable donations of employees to          the $1,290,000 donated by our people in our
Philadelphia employees shared their time                                                                                                                   educational and cultural organizations.           annual corporate United Way campaign.
with elementary school students through our
                                                                                                                                                           Through our Community Caring Awards,
partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters.
                                                                                                                                                           we provided more than $41,000 to nonprofit
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