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Ringing in the holiday season

Kim Arnold, vice president of marketing and communications at BCBSNE (left) with BCBSNE's President and CEO Jeff Russel (right). As another holiday season comes to an end, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) annual bell ringing tradition does, too. During the holiday season, BCBSNE supports the community by volunteering for the

By |2024-01-11T13:14:11-06:00January 12th, 2024|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Ringing in the holiday season

Nearly 600 people received their flu shot at one of BCBSNE’s free flu shot clinics

In October, nearly 600 people received flu shots at 21 free community flu shot clinics hosted by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE).   BCBSNE hosts the clinics annually as part of its mission to be a champion for the health and well-being of its members and the communities it serves. Community members

By |2023-11-17T14:23:37-06:00November 20th, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Nearly 600 people received their flu shot at one of BCBSNE’s free flu shot clinics

New and classic events combine for a successful United Way Campaign

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recently wrapped up its 2023 United Way of the Midlands (UWM) Campaign with 606 employees participating to raise $389,689. UWM is a local charitable organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable work toward independence through programs fostering basic needs, education and financial stability. For over 30 years, BCBSNE’s

By |2023-11-21T10:56:12-06:00November 15th, 2023|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on New and classic events combine for a successful United Way Campaign

Nebraska Lions Foundation begins 2023-2024 school year screenings

The Nebraska Lions Foundation (NLF) has begun its 2023-2024 school year screenings through its Mobile Screening Unit (MSU). These screenings are cosponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), Healthy Blue, Lions Clubs International Foundation and Nebraska Lions through the NLF and include vision and hearing assessments. Between July 1 and Sept. 30,

By |2023-11-06T12:58:31-06:00November 1st, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Nebraska Lions Foundation begins 2023-2024 school year screenings

BCBSNE supports Conestoga Elementary, donating supplies to 389 students

  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employees were able to supply 389 Conestoga Elementary students with notebooks, folders, pencils and more to prepare them for the school year. The school supply drive for Conestoga Elementary is an annual tradition at BCBSNE. This year, BCBSNE employees had the option to adopt

By |2023-10-11T14:30:08-05:00October 12th, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE supports Conestoga Elementary, donating supplies to 389 students

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska sponsors 20 statewide health agencies under CHAD’s umbrella

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is proud to announce its sponsorship of 20 statewide health agencies under the Combined Health Agencies Drive’s (CHAD) umbrella. This sponsorship supports nonprofit organizations throughout the state to serve Nebraskans dealing with a broad spectrum of health issues.    CHAD is a local, donor designation-driven organization that has

By |2023-08-23T11:25:14-05:00August 24th, 2023|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska sponsors 20 statewide health agencies under CHAD’s umbrella

BCBSNE supplies 32,657 meals through Food Bank for the Heartland’s Strike Out Hunger Campaign

BCBSNE employees pack food at Food Bank for the Heartland Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employees stepped up to the plate this June to join Food Bank for the Heartland and other Omaha companies for the Strike Out Hunger Campaign.  Each summer, Food Bank for the Heartland puts on a

By |2023-08-10T11:37:24-05:00August 9th, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE supplies 32,657 meals through Food Bank for the Heartland’s Strike Out Hunger Campaign

See what BCBSNE’s ERGs have been up to this summer

In the months of May, June and July, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) employee resource groups (ERG) were busy all around the community. LEAP participates in Cinco de Mayo Omaha At the start of summer on May 6, Latinos Empowered to Achieve their Potential (LEAP) participated in Cinco de Mayo Omaha. The

By |2023-08-23T11:12:20-05:00August 3rd, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on See what BCBSNE’s ERGs have been up to this summer

BCBSNE, Nebraska Athletics recognize five outstanding educators

Pictured from left to right: Brante Hayes, Lynn Johnson, Samantha Koehler-Overton, Monica Vavak and Carmen Zalman Five educators from across the state took to the field on Saturday, April 22 before the Nebraska Red-White Spring Game began. Fans of their own are what brought them to Memorial Stadium to receive an award through

By |2023-05-03T10:13:07-05:00May 4th, 2023|Categories: Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE, Nebraska Athletics recognize five outstanding educators

BCBSNE helps strike out hunger

When most people think of summer, they think of swimming pools, popsicles and, of course, baseball; however, for some, summer means hunger. That’s why Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) joined Food Bank for the Heartland’s Strike Out Hunger campaign, which helps address food insecurity. During the month of June, organizations and their

By |2022-08-01T13:13:20-05:00August 1st, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE helps strike out hunger