Independence Blue Cross Foundation announces nearly $1.8M in grants supporting nursing, addressing the opioid epidemic, and community health and wellness
Thursday, 02 August 2018
Philadelphia, PA — The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) today announced nearly $1.8 million in funding to support three programs: Nurses for Tomorrow, Supporting Treatment and Opioid Prevention (STOP) Initiative, and Building Healthier Communities.
Nurses for TomorrowTwenty-two nursing schools are the recipients of nearly $1.1 million in scholarship funding for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral nursing students through the Foundation’s Nurse for Tomorrow program....
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Multimedia campaign aims to inspire hope in people seeking help with addiction and recoveryThe Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) today announced the launch of “Someone You Know,” a multimedia campaign focused on reducing the stigma of opioid misuse and inspiring hope in people seeking help with addiction and recovery. The campaign will feature a mix of print and outdoor advertising,...
Friday, 20 April 2018
Wednesday, 03 January 2018
Philadelphia, PA — The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation), through its Supporting Treatment and Overdose Prevention (STOP) initiative, awarded $200,000 to five nonprofits to improve access to effective prevention and treatment for people struggling with opioid abuse in southeastern Pennsylvania. In 2016, there were more than 1,600 overdose deaths in southeastern Pennsylvania. Since 2009, Philadelphia has seen a 43 percent increase in drug-related overdose deaths and the numbers are expected to climb higher in 2017,...
Thursday, 28 September 2017
Friday, 23 June 2017