Independence celebrates its 80th anniversary with a company-wide day of service

By June 8, 2018July 9th, 2020Community Initiatives, Events
Community Impact Day

Independence volunteers pose for photo before getting to work at Habitat for Humanity.

In celebration of its 80th anniversary, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) kicked off its first Community Impact Day, a company-wide day of service supporting a variety of local nonprofit organizations focused on good health and well-being. Collectively, more than 300 Independence associates and interns volunteered over 1,600 hours, with the majority of volunteer efforts taking place on Wednesday, June 6 at the following sites:

These service projects were organized through Independence’s corporate volunteer program, the Blue Crew, which plays an essential role in promoting the company’s mission to enhance the health and well-being of the community. In 2017, nearly 1,400 associates and their families donated over 11,000 hours to over 300 service projects throughout the region.