Blue in the Community

Our employees support a variety of community activities. We believe it is important to give our time and efforts to making our communities better, healthier places to live. Our employees serve on the boards of several community organizations, and they are encouraged to become actively involved in community programs. In addition, BCBSKS financially supports numerous organizations through corporate giving, administered by a cross-divisional committee.

BCBSKS and its employees are actively involved in these community initiatives:

BCBSKS and its employees also support these community organizations and projects:

Employees' involvement in community activities has earned BCBSKS the following recognition:

  • ABC Award for Outstanding Contribution to Kansas Education 
  • American Hear Association Community Fitness Innovation and Start! Fit-Friendly Company Award, Platinum Level, 2012
  • American Heart Association Gold Start! Fit-Friendly Company Award, Gold Level, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2008
  • Corporate Outstanding Landscaping Award - June 2007 from Keep America Beautiful, Topeka Shawnee County
  • Corporate Volunteer Recognition Award from Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center in Topeka
  • Community Blood Center awards: Community Star Award for donating more than 400 united of blood (2011-2012) and Outstanding Business Award (2011)
  • National Blood Bank's Award of Merit for Blood Donations
  • Partnership Award, Kansas State Travel and Tourism, 2011
  • 2007 Business Excellence Award from the Kansas Department of Commerce
  • "To the Rescue" award, Midway Kansas Chapter of the American Red Cross, and partnership recognition award from the Kansas Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross
  • Topeka Community Foundation's Corporate Philanthropy Award
  • Topeka Area Chamber of Commerce Member Firm Award 
  • Salina Area United Way, Silver Corporate Leader, Outstanding Citizenship, Bronze Award, 2011
  • United Way of the Plains (Wichita), Bronze Award, 2012
  • United Way of Greater Topeka, Bronze Award, 2011