Nov. 30, 2010
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Employees, Foundation Give $241,630 to United Way Campaigns In the State
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas employees and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation donated a total of $241,630.68 this fall to United Way campaigns in Topeka, Salina, Wichita and Hutchinson.
In Topeka, where approximately 1,350 employees work, President/CEO Andrew C. Corbin presented officials from United Way of Greater Topeka with a check in the amount of $224,034.04. The check represents an employee contribution of $189,034.04 as well as a $35,000 donation from the BCBSKS Foundation.
In Salina, home to 43 BCBSKS employees, $6,446 has been donated to Salina Area United Way by employees and the BCBSKS Foundation. In Wichita, where BCBSKS has about 30 employees, $9,241.68 has been donated by employees and the BCBSKS Foundation in support of the United Way of the Plains’ annual campaign drive. A dozen employees in Hutchinson raised $1,908.96 for United Way of Reno County.
“Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, our employees and the Foundation recognize that the work the United Way is engaged in takes a community to accomplish,” Corbin said. “We are proud to be a partner in creating positive and sustainable change in the communities throughout Kansas where our employees live and work.”Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. BCBSKS is the state’s largest health insurer, serving all Kansas counties except Johnson and Wyandotte.
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