Blue cross blue shield & United Way
At Blue Cross Blue Shield, we are dedicated to investing in our community. Through our partnership with United Way we are going to be able to improve the lives of our friends and neighbors who need it most.
“United Way is a great organization and I’m excited to have Blue Cross Blue Shield involved in our community in this way. Their focus on the health, education and financial stability of our community is unmatched by any other nonprofit in this area. Funding nearly 40 programs that serve Washington, Carter, Johnson and Southern Sullivan Counties, United Way of East TN Highlands is helping both our neighbors and our coworkers.”
– Carmen J. Davis
Program Management Coordinator
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Ways to Give
United Way of East TN Highlands accepts donations in a myraid of ways with the most common being payroll deduction or through a credit/debit card. Both of these options are below. If you are interested in donating through other ways such as stock donation or planned giving (click here to learn more).
Donate Through Payroll Deduct
Donate through Credit/Debit Card
Donate with a Credit or Debit Card
Community Impact Fund
The Community Impact Fund will be used to support programs through local non-profit organizations that are making a significant difference in these key areas Health, Education, and Financial Stability.
Examples of programs currently supported through United Way:
Financial coaching. Afterschool programs. Elimination of food insecurity. Substance abuse prevention and recovery. Care and shelter for the homeless population. Providing basic needs for students within our school systems. Access to health care for those who have little to no health insurance.
The Relief Fund will be used to support local relief efforts that are activated in a time of community crisis. Most recently these funds were used to support local relief efforts related to the Covid-19 global pandemic.
Social Innovation Fund
The Social Innovation Fund will be used to support new programs aimed to meet social needs by filling gaps in our community related to Health, Education or Financial Stability. Non-profit or community organizations with programs less than 2 years old are eligible to apply.
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