We invest in healthy communities.

We believe it is important to give our time and efforts to making our communities better, healthier places to live.

We are committed to something greater than ourselves.

BCBSKS employees are encouraged to become actively involved in community programs. Our employees support a variety of community activities and serve on the boards of several community organizations. In addition, BCBSKS financially supports numerous organizations through corporate giving, administered by a cross-divisional committee.

Shield Against Violent Environments

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is committed to providing employees with a safe and healthy workplace where domestic violence will not be tolerated.

American Red Cross

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas created a unique partnership with the American Red Cross that provides assistance to members, the community and employees.

United Way

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is proud to have long-standing partnerships with the United Way of Greater Topeka, United Way of the Plains, Salina Area United Way and the United Way of Reno County.

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We invest in healthy communities throughout the BCBSKS service area.

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“Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is one of our most important partners in the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV)’s work to end domestic and sexual violence in Kansas. Together we address issues of awareness, impact, and prevention.”

Joyce Grover, Executive director

KCSDV

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“The American Red Cross and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas partnership has created critical funding, resources, and team members who enable us to extend our reach and our impact.”

Jane Blocher, Executive director

American Red Cross

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"For decades, United Way of Greater Topeka and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas have partnered to fight for our community. Your support doesn’t stop with a simple payroll deduction. BCBSKS employees serve on our board and investment panels, lead committees, work as Campaign Ambassadors and volunteer for Nancy Perry Day of Caring. Blue Cross was one of the first companies to partner with UWGT on year-round engagement efforts to deepen employee connections with the community. Thank you to every employee and to the organization for being the model of a caring and responsive corporate partner!"

Jessica Lehnherr, President and CEO

United Way of Greater Topeka

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“We are so grateful for the support of BCBSKS. Because of their support we are able to improve kindergarten readiness in our community through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Because of their support we are able to help those who were affected by the pandemic get more stable during such a difficult time. Because of their support we are able to address mental health issues in our community and make progress. BCBSKS is amazing partner and truly helping us make a difference to those in our community.”

Lisa Gleason, President and CEO

United Way of Reno County

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“Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas has been a strong supporter of the Salina Area United Way. They are committed to “Strengthening Our Community” whether it be through workplace campaign or volunteer activities, we can always count on them!”

Claire Mullen, Executive director

Salina Area United Way

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“We love our partnership with BCBSKS! Because of the generous employees that work there and their selfless corporate culture to help others, the United Way of the Plains is able to feed our neighbors who are out of work, provide shelter for those without a home, and provide immunizations to those without medical insurance. Our community is stronger because of the health investment BCBSKS makes in the United Way of the Plains, and we couldn’t be more proud to stand beside you in working to advance the common good in south central Kansas.”

Peter Najera, President and CEO

United Way of the Plains

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We make a meaningful difference in people's lives

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We are Kansans serving Kansans. Our employees' involvement in community activities has earned BCBSKS many achievements and recognition.

View the full list of our recognition and awards