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Making a difference: The Blue Crew’s impact on the Philadelphia region

By November 16, 2023November 28th, 2023Featured Videos Volunteerism

Independence Blue Cross’s (Independence) corporate volunteer program, the Blue Crew, is made up of passionate associates who are dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where they live, work, and play.  

In a new video, Steve Fera, EVP of Public Affairs and Government Markets; Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake, vice president of Community Affairs at Independence and president of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation; Courtney McDade, director of Public Affairs programs; Blue Crew volunteers; and representatives of partnering organization Ronald McDonald House Charities of Philadelphia share why the Blue Crew is vital to the region. 

For over 20 years, the Blue Crew has worked with more than 100 diverse nonprofit organizations in Philadelphia and its surrounding counties dedicating hundreds of thousands of volunteer hours to enhance the health and well-being of the people we serve. Whether serving hot meals, planting gardens to help underserved communities overcome food insecurity, or creating care packs that benefit our most vulnerable, these acts touch the lives of thousands of individuals and ultimately, our entire region.