Providing Additional Funds in Support of COVID-19 Relief

mom and newborn CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) recently announced plans to commit an additional $2.2 million to total $8 million invested in COVID-19 relief to community organizations on the front lines of the pandemic. The investments support nonprofits addressing communities’ health, social and economic needs and creating equitable COVID-19 support for people and neighborhoods disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.

CareFirst’s pandemic relief funding contributions have benefited 150 organizations, reaching approximately 700,000 individuals across the Mid-Atlantic region. During the most recent grant selection process in which 55 grants for COVID relief have been awarded, special consideration was given to Black, youth, Veteran and women-led organizations.

Funding requests and recipients include:

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These grants aid families dealing with diabetes or medically fragile populations.

These grants address the learning loss or improve educational outcomes among students returning to learning environments.

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