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IBC Foundation receives Philadelphia City Council Resolution

By November 21, 2019April 10th, 2020News

Independence Blue Cross Foundation President Lorina Marshall-Blake accepted a resolution on November 21 presented by Philadelphia City Council at City Hall.

Independence Blue Cross Foundation President Lorina Marshall-Blake accepted a resolution on November 21 presented by Philadelphia City Council at City Hall. The resolution, sponsored by Councilwoman Maria Quiñones Sánchez, commends the Foundation for advancing solutions to improve the health and wellbeing of Southeastern Pennsylvania. It also recognizes the contributions of Marshall-Blake to the Foundation’s success. The full resolution may be viewed here.

In September, “Someone You Know Day” resolutions were introduced by the Pennsylvania House and Senate in honor of the Someone You Know campaign. Senate Resolution 229 and House Resolution 494 passed unanimously.

Since 2011, the Foundation has awarded nearly $40 million in grants to more than 200 partners supporting 300,000 residents. Funding is awarded to community-based nonprofits, privately funded health centers and accredited nursing programs in Southeastern PA.

Independence Blue Cross Foundation Team

The Independence Blue Cross Foundation is leading a future for equitable health in our communities and nation. The IBC Foundation’s grant programs and the Independence Blue Cross Foundation Institute for Health Equity are advancing three areas of impact: Access to Care, the Healthcare Workforce, and Health Equity. Since inception the IBC Foundation’s most important stakeholder – the community – has been at the center of the work. By the end of 2023, the IBC Foundation will have awarded grants totaling more than $80 million to support nonprofits and research improving the health and well-being of communities in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Learn more by visiting our website: ibxfoundation.org. Connect with the Independence Blue Cross Foundation on LinkedIn.

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