Our company has a long history of investing in Louisiana’s health and wellness. In any given year, we sponsor dozens of healthy living events – family fit days, races and walks, cooking demos and farmer’s markets – to keep people eating right and moving more.

In 2021, we invested $1.3 million in sponsorships and project funding in 203 community partners with a focus on bigger, sustainable impact, including:


Health and Wellness
  • Providing ongoing access to wellness services through a combined total of 51,858 individual health screenings, including mammograms, metabolic screenings, dental exams and mental health sessions
  • Helping more than 480 families with sick children meet the extra expense of care (Ronald McDonald House)
  • Providing heart screenings to high school athletes and travel grants to families whose children are undergoing cardiac surgery (Louisiana Pediatric Cardiology Foundation)
  • Providing cancer support and nonmedical relief to 750 children affected by cancer (Bella Bowman Foundation)
  • Serving 256 uninsured or underinsured families with primary care and pharmacy services (Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center)
  • Supporting more than 1,000 people living with HIV with mental health and support services (Central Louisiana AIDS Support Services)
  • Providing medical supplies, supplements and treatment care kits to more than 3,400 families (Miles Perrett Cancer Services)
  • Educational tools for healthy eating, physical activity, cholesterol control, blood pressure control, glucose control, smoking cessation and losing weight provided to more than 350,000 Louisianians (American Heart Association)
  • Helping 3,500 girls across the state learn to love running and run their first 5k through community outreach programs (Girls On the Run)

Food Insecurity
  • Team Blue volunteers preparing and packing more than 175,000 meals across the state in celebration of MLK Day of Service
  • Blue Cross and its employees donated 4 million pounds of food to Louisiana food banks and other food security nonprofits
  • 50,000+ pounds of food donated through Hunters for the Hungry, providing fresh meat and produce to people experiencing food insecurity as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Contributed funding to more than 2,500 scholarships through partner organizations across the state
  • Provided equipment to help children with vision impairment participate in distance learning (Sight Savers America)
  • Provided 906 new winter coats and 300 pairs of shoes to children in need (Operation Warm)
  • Supported financial and entrepreneurship education to more than 12,000 students across the state (Junior Achievement)
  • Helping 40,000 students receive college and career planning (Career Compass of Louisiana)


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