Navigation Links
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Gives $960,000 in Charitable Donations
Date:7/9/2008

Blue Cross continues to support medical care for the uninsured, human services, and education organizations in Illinois

CHICAGO, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) recently gave $960,000 in grants to 83 501(c)3 organizations in Illinois. In line with its mission, "to promote the health and wellness of our members and communities through accessible, cost-effective, quality health care," BCBSIL's giving focused mostly on community-based organizations that provide hands-on health services to the uninsured. BCBSIL also funded programs that provide human services and education to underserved communities in the state, as well as arts organizations. This was the first of two grant cycles that BCBSIL holds annually.

In addition, BCBSIL donated $90,000 in credits toward IBM Certified Used Equipment to 28 local nonprofits in collaboration with IBM. The non-profits used this "credit" to obtain needed laptops, desktops and monitors.

"Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois is proud to support health and other much-needed services for those who may not have access otherwise," said Clarita Santos, director of Community Health Initiatives at BCBSIL. "We have targeted many public health organizations that are making a real difference in communities, and we also are supporting programs that promote child health and wellness."

For more information about BCBSIL's charitable giving programs, contact Jennifer Tani at (312) 653-7159 or e-mail her at jennifer_tani@bcbsil.com. Visit http://www.bcbsil.com/about_us/involvement.htm to apply online for a grant. Applications for the second grant cycle are due September 30, 2008.

The latest grantees are:

1. A Safe Place

2. Access Community Health Network

3. AGAPE Youth Network

4. Alexian Brothers AIDS Ministry '/>"/>

SOURCE Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Highmark and Independence Blue Cross CEOs Say Combination of Highmark and Independence Blue Cross will Provide $1 Billion in New Resources Over Six Years
2. Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Statement: Health Care America Now
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigans Proposed Reforms Make Little Progress With State Senate
4. Anthem Blue Cross Statement on Settlement Discussions with the California Department of Managed Health Care
5. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia and Athens Regional Medical Center Announce New HMO/POS Contract
6. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Issues Community Report for 2007
7. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Responds to Attorney Generals Complaint, Says Transaction Was Legal and Fully Authorized
8. Coalition Calls on MI Legislature to Abandon Blue Cross Legislation
9. Delta Dental of Illinois Awards $45,000 for Oral Health Projects Across the State
10. Dr. Howard Epstein Joins Blue Cross as Medical Director for Commercial Operations and Clinical Design
11. Assurance Investment Partners Purchases Arison Insurance Services from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Approximately 2,000 ... Zoo to celebrate children helping children, a thank you to the many creative ... have contributed to the United Methodist initiative to end malaria deaths. , The ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... 28, 2015 , ... An article published August 19th by the ... gone through to open a pizzeria in Westchester. Mr. LaRocco was aware from opening ... months, but the current process, having already gone on for over a year, is ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... TX (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2015 , ... For ... Center is taking part with their subsidiary USPI Tenet Health. , The American Heart ... fight heart disease and stroke. They believe that together, a difference can be made. ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... reduction system from Merz, received FDA clearance for results that last for two ... clearance is exciting news for patients who are looking for a long-lasting, effective solution ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... On May 30th, 2015, Best Drug Rehabilitation, a ... “Music With A Mission” benefit concert in Mendon, IL. Held in the Show Barn ... to support music education programs in the underfunded local school districts of Mendon at ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Saturday’s United Methodist Event at Columbus Zoo Celebrates Imagine No Malaria 2Health News:Saturday’s United Methodist Event at Columbus Zoo Celebrates Imagine No Malaria 3Health News:Article on Building Approval Process for LA Business Highlights the Need for a Bridge Between Businesses and City Officials, says Fire Protection Group Inc. 2Health News:North Central Surgical Center’s Subsidiary Participates in Walk 2Health News:Maryland Dermatologists Discuss Non-Invasive Cellulite Reduction System Cellfina Receiving 2-Year FDA Clearance 2Health News:Maryland Dermatologists Discuss Non-Invasive Cellulite Reduction System Cellfina Receiving 2-Year FDA Clearance 3Health News:New Video Released on "Music With A Mission" Benefit Concert Headlining Artist Cadillac Three & Best Drug Rehabilitation 2
... By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Dec. ... help us say "bon voyage" to the dreaded "cruise-ship" tummy ... off the norovirus that has sickened many cruisers in recent ... cramping, diarrhea and vomiting, and spreads easily from person to ...
... 2011 A dramatic increase in the incidence of ... bowel syndrome, has led to concern about how modern ... the context of a foresight study under the auspices ... scientists has examined the challenges associated with chronic inflammatory ...
... time, scientists have altered natural bioelectrical communication among cells ... be created at a particular location within a vertebrate ... (frog) embryos, biologists at Tufts University,s School of Arts ... eyes outside of the head area. The researchers ...
... Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Dec. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Women ... avoiding unnecessary medical radiation, forgoing menopausal hormone therapy and ... about using hair dyes or cellphones, a broad new ... on environmental factors that may affect breast cancer risk, ...
... The latest episode in the American Chemical Society,s ... discusses the discovery of bisphenol A (BPA) in 94 ... recycling of those receipts spreads BPA to paper napkins, ... the podcast, Kurunthachalam Kannan, Ph.D., explains that manufacturers produce ...
... too multifaceted to be left solely in the hands of ... latest Healthy People 2020 Objectives for the Nation. A ... a program that sets the national agenda for health promotion ... goals. Two papers published in the December ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Vaccine Might One Day Prevent 'Cruise Ship' Stomach Bug 2Health News:Vaccine Might One Day Prevent 'Cruise Ship' Stomach Bug 3Health News:Scientists identify strategies to conquer lifestyle and genetic factors related to chronic diseases 2Health News:Scientists identify strategies to conquer lifestyle and genetic factors related to chronic diseases 3Health News:Scientists identify strategies to conquer lifestyle and genetic factors related to chronic diseases 4Health News:Researchers discover that changes in bioelectric signals cause tadpoles to grow eyes in back, tail 2Health News:Researchers discover that changes in bioelectric signals cause tadpoles to grow eyes in back, tail 3Health News:Expert Panel Pinpoints Environmental Culprits in Breast Cancer 2Health News:Expert Panel Pinpoints Environmental Culprits in Breast Cancer 3Health News:Expert Panel Pinpoints Environmental Culprits in Breast Cancer 4Health News:Recycled thermal cash register receipts spread BPA to other paper products: ACS podcast 2Health News:Improving health will take a village 2
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015  With the heroin ... reaching deadlier heights, Jacksonville -based Lakeview ... Hemphill is helping to explain why fentanyl is ... approximately 40 to 50 times more potent than pharmaceutical ... users as heroin, the risk of death skyrockets. ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... August 28, 2015 According to ... Tumor (Breast, Lung, Prostate) Type (Protein & Genetic Biomarkers) ... Discovery, Prognostic) & Geography - Global Forecast to 2020", ... to reach around 17,689.0 Million USD by 2020 at ... 2015 to 2020. Browse 191 Tables ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... Research and Markets ... the "12th Annual Report and Survey of ... their offering. The 2015 12th Annual ... Production is the most recent study of biotherapeutic ... future capacity and production. The report contains the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lakeview Health's Dr. Philip Hemphill Explains Why Heroin Addicts Are Now Dying of Fentanyl Overdoses 2Cancer Biomarkers Market Worth 17,689.0 Million USD by 2020 2Cancer Biomarkers Market Worth 17,689.0 Million USD by 2020 3Cancer Biomarkers Market Worth 17,689.0 Million USD by 2020 4Cancer Biomarkers Market Worth 17,689.0 Million USD by 2020 512th Annual Report and Survey of Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Capacity and Production 2
... NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2011 Get content ... http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=edb04e54-24b1-41bc-b1f7-aac03a4e0b31&lr=ls British Prime Minister David ... double its current contribution to polio eradication. Mr. ... Global Polio Eradication Initiative as he announced the ...
... 28, 2011 Drug safety remains front and center ... agency strives to improve the public,s perception of the ... its reputation among consumers and recognizes that its diligence ... role in that effort. One issue that ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Navigating the Gray Areas of Post-Marketing Surveillance 2
Rees bayonet forceps, standard, 5-1/2", TC....
... Channel Implants, designed to accept ... surgeon with an excellent reconstructive ... and floor blowout defects. Each ... placement of one or more ...
... is designed to augment areas ... midface, including the inferior orbital ... in the hollow under the ... implant aids in restoring the ...
The new Inferior Medial Orbital Rim Implant (IMORI) provides surgeons with an excellent alternative for patients with a deficient or recessed "tear trough" area often characterized as a look of fatig...
Medicine Products: