Thursday, 17 December 2020
Independence Blue Cross Foundation announces new funding for Caron Treatment Centers to help Black families access world-class addiction services
Tuesday, 01 December 2020
Philadelphia, PA — December 1, 2020 — The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) announced that it will award new funding to Caron Treatment Centers (Caron) for scholarships aimed to help Black families access world-class substance use disorder treatment at Caron. These grants are one of several enhancements and funding from the Foundation’s Supporting Treatment and Overdose Prevention (S.T.O.P.) initiative to help people struggling with opioid use disorder in southeastern Pennsylvania....
Thursday, 01 October 2020
IBC Foundation’s Someone You Know® Campaign Earns Honorable Mention in PR Daily’s 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards
Thursday, 10 September 2020
The Independence Blue Cross Foundation’s (Foundation) Someone You Know® campaign recently earned an Honorable Mention from PR Daily’s in its 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards for the Public Health or Safety category. Someone You Know®, a public health awareness campaign which began in 2018, aims to raise awareness about the stigma of opioid addiction through sharing the stories of residents from the Philadelphia region who are in recovery,...
Independence Blue Cross Foundation supports state’s first mobile response unit for COVID-19 testing and education
Thursday, 27 August 2020
Independence Blue Cross Foundation announces more than $4.5M in grants to support nonprofit long-term sustainability and COVID-19 recovery
Thursday, 20 August 2020
Philadelphia, PA —August 20, 2020 — The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) today announced more than $4.5 million in funding as part of the Foundation’s continued commitment to community health and nonprofit sustainability. The Foundation accelerated grants totaling more than $2.4 million to support operations at nearly 40 health centers that receive funding through the Foundation’s Blue Safety Net program....
Independence Blue Cross Foundation continues nurse internship program with remote learning opportunities
Monday, 22 June 2020
Despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, the Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) will continue its decade-long tradition of paid nursing internships. On June 16, the Foundation welcomed its largest cohort of 30 students — representing 10 nursing programs — to the Nursing Internship Program. Over eight weeks, the student nurses will learn about the unique role nurses play outside the hospital in health care administration at Independence Blue Cross and in regional health centers in underserved communities....
Friday, 12 June 2020
Lorina Marshall-Blake, president of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) and vice president of Community Affairs at Independence Blue Cross, delivered the virtual keynote address at Harcum College’s commencement on May 29, 2020. In addition, she received an honorary Doctorate of Health Care Innovation degree from the college’s president Dr. Jon Jay DeTemple and Harcum’s Board of Trustees....
Friday, 10 April 2020
Thursday, 05 March 2020