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BlueCross BlueShield Fuels the Frontline During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 27, 2020

Health Plan Sends Meals, Healthy Snacks to 1,500 WNY Heroes on Behalf of its 1,500 Employees

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York announced today that it will send healthy snack-packs and meals from local companies, Buffalo Strive and Jakes Cafe, to 1,500 Western New York heroes, on behalf of their 1,500 employees— a symbolic effort to support the dedicated individuals who are on the frontlines serving our community during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Twin City Ambulance received the first delivery on Monday, April 27. Deliveries will continue throughout the week to The Department of Health, The Buffalo Police Department and The City of Buffalo Firefighters.

“Our local police officers, firefighters and EMTs go to work each day to keep our community safe, and their protection is needed more now than ever,” said David W. Anderson, President and CEO, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York “As the region’s leading community-based, not-for-profit health plan, BlueCross BlueShield recognizes and appreciates their dedication to keeping Western New York healthy and safe.”

BlueCross BlueShield also donated $100,000 to the Western New York COVID-19 Community Response Fund to address the most critical and immediate community needs related to the coronavirus as well as other efforts. Click here to learn more about BlueCross BlueShield’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.