Takeda San Diego mobilizes to support nonprofits

Takeda San Diego employees logged 119 laps and raised more than $4,700 for the American Diabetes Association. Photo: Courtesy

Takeda San Diego’s staff is on a mission to improve and save lives by designing new medicines to treat cancer, diabetes and arthritis. And they’re also doing their part for nonprofits around the county.

On Feb. 18 more than 80 employees stepped out of their labs and offices to plant 120 trees in sensitive river habitat at Mast Park in Santee.

Another group took on the Tour de Takeda challenge at Torrey Pines, completing more than 119 laps and raising over $4,700 for the American Diabetes Association.

Also, 12 employees donated blood at local blood banks, potentially saving 36 lives.

With offices on Torrey Pines Mesa, Takeda’s San Diego is working to develop new medicines to treat cancer, diabetes and arthritis.

— Press Release

Takeda San Diego helped plant trees at Mast Park. Photo: Courtesy

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