June 18, 2015

BlueShield Employees to Present $8,000 to Local Charities



Employees at BlueShield of Northeastern New York will present eight local charities Today with $1,000 checks at the company’s headquarters in Latham.
The donation is a result of efforts from BlueShield employees who contribute funds throughout the year for the organization’s Charity Fund. Employees contribute to this fund via payroll deduction, personal contributions, dress-down Fridays, and other events.
All employees were given the opportunity to vote and select the charities that would benefit from a long list of worthy organizations. BlueShield of Northeastern New York has been a “Best Places to work for seven consecutive years (Albany Business Review).
When: TODAY, Thursday, June 18


Check Presentation @ 11:00 a.m.
Where: BlueShield Headquarters Lobby
30 Century Hill Drive Latham, NY 12110


Free Parking in Front of Building
Who: BlueCrew Representatives
BlueShield Employees


Representatives from 8 Local Charities: 
  • Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York
  • American Cancer Association, Albany Chapter
  • Autism Society of Albany
  • Double H Ranch
  • Food Pantries of the Capital Region
  • Make A Wish Foundation of Northeast New York
  • Mohawk Hudson Humane Society •            Wounded Warrior ProjectAbout BlueShield of Northeastern New York: The company contributes significantly to organizations that promote physical health, community health and our region’s health. BlueShield believes in taking small steps towards healthier living because – Healthy Changes Everything®. For more information visit
  • BlueShield of Northeastern New York is a division of HealthNow New York Inc., one of New York’s leading health care companies that provides access to quality health care and innovative solutions for members throughout upstate New York. Headquartered in Buffalo, NY, the company is an independent Licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. Since 1946, BlueShield has helped millions of people lead healthier lives. Today, we offer a full range of insured, self-insured, and government programs and services covering businesses, families, and individuals, as well as life and disability coverage, dental and vision plans and stop-loss coverage.
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