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Spirit of holidays continues with Adopt-A-Family support

The spirit of the holidays shined at Blue Cross Blue Shield Nebraska (BCBSNE) in 2019 as employees continued the company’s almost two-decades-long tradition of adopting families and seniors through the Salvation Army’s Adopt-A-Family program. Various departments, and even entire floors, adopted families and seniors and set out to give them a great holiday. Each group

By |2020-01-07T09:40:37-06:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Spirit of holidays continues with Adopt-A-Family support

Gifts for Salvation Army’s Adopt-A-Family program fulfill late sister’s wish ‘to do more’

Yes, Omaha, there is a Santa Claus. We can catch glimpses of him all around us, winking in the reflections of those who revel in committing brazen acts of kindness this time of year. Jeanne Layendecker is one of them, inspired and empowered by another cheerful giver, her big sister, Terri Hinton. “Terri and I

By |2019-12-23T08:42:15-06:00December 24th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Gifts for Salvation Army’s Adopt-A-Family program fulfill late sister’s wish ‘to do more’

Adopt-a-Family program creates special connection for BCBSNE employee

A phone call, a blessing and faith created a special bond between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employee Michelle Jackson and local senior Rose Cloud. Jackson and Cloud met through the Salvation Army’s Adopt-a-Family program, which pairs families and seniors in need with volunteers who donate gifts to make the holidays special.

By |2018-12-21T14:35:13-06:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Adopt-a-Family program creates special connection for BCBSNE employee

Spirit of giving is alive and well

The holidays are a time for giving; giving to friends and family, and giving back to the community. One of the ways the employees at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska give back is through the Salvation Army Adopt-a-Family program.  Since 2000, departments throughout the company have adopted families and seniors in need. With

By |2018-12-17T08:39:53-06:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Spirit of giving is alive and well

Salvation Army program brings joy to Omaha families at Christmastime

The Salvation Army receives hundreds of applications for its Adopt-A-Family program each year. The families who qualify are facing significant hardships and are unable to afford a Christmas dinner, new toys and warm clothes for their children. Some are low income single parent families, some are large families where a parent has been laid off

By |2018-01-03T16:35:37-06:00January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Salvation Army program brings joy to Omaha families at Christmastime