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Taking action to stop summer reading slide

Summer reading isn’t just a nice to have for children anymore. A Scholastic study shows that younger children and children from low-income families are the most likely to experience a “summer slide” in reading. Each slide they experience can set them further back in school. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) partnered with

By |2019-06-25T13:39:15-05:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Taking action to stop summer reading slide

After flooding, Danielle Miller thankful for help

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska employee Danielle Miller and her family are back on their feet after losing their home to record-setting Nebraska flooding in March. She's thankful for the many organizations like the United Way of the Midlands for helping her take the first steps to recovery. The agency continues to help

By |2019-05-30T08:58:01-05:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on After flooding, Danielle Miller thankful for help

BCBSNE employees share annual United Way campaign experiences

At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, (BCBSNE) October kicks off the annual United Way fundraising campaign. Festivities, food and fun abound, but giving back to the community stays top of mind through it all. For more than 30 years, BCBSNE has raised funds for United Way of the Midlands, a nonprofit organization dedicated

By |2018-11-02T13:25:08-05:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE employees share annual United Way campaign experiences

Giving back in a small way

What drew more than 1,000 volunteers from 30 local companies to 44 non-profit agencies to work on 90 different projects -- all in one day? The answer: United Way of the Midlands 2018 Day of Caring. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, my employer, has participated for many years since the annual event began

By |2018-10-10T11:06:09-05:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Giving back in a small way

Award recognizes Blue Cross commitment to community

Each year, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employees give their time and talent through United Way of the Midlands’ annual Day of Caring. This year, on Aug. 25, teams and individuals from nearly every BCBSNE department painted, cleaned, did yardwork, sorted food and clothing – and even ripped up outdated books to

By |2018-02-26T15:06:17-05:00November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Award recognizes Blue Cross commitment to community