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Meet the faces behind BlueCross and read stories from employee involvement in the South Carolina community.

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7 Questions With the American Diabetes Association in South Carolina

Feb. 6, 2019: BlueCross is working with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in South Carolina to raise awareness about the organization’s services and education it offers to the community. To share a little about what the ADA does, Tifani Moore shares some insight into the organization’s role in the state.


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19 Ways BlueCross Gave Back in 2019

Dec. 19, 2019: Every year, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and its employees emphasize giving back to South Carolina. Investing in the communities the company serves is an integral part of what it does. Here is a quick look at some of the good BlueCross and its employees have done for the state in 2019.


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Giving Back in Every Way Possible

Oct. 30, 2019: BlueCross supports several local social enterprise projects that hope to increase donations to support their causes.


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BlueCross Employee Serves as Friend to Epworth Children’s Home

Oct. 25, 2019: Scott Gambrell volunteers with Epworth Children's Home in Columbia, South Carolina, mentoring high school-age boys. He is a founding member of the organization's fundraising arm. 


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BlueCross VP Serves as Voice for Children in Need

Sep. 30, 2019: Kim Wellman is a voice for children in Lexington County’s Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem program, serving as a voice of a child who has been abused or neglected.


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2019 Woman of Influence

Aug. 22, 2019: Erika Kirby has been working to make South Carolina healthier throughout her professional career. It is that drive that landed Kirby among other notable women in the state on the 2019 Women of Influence list from the Columbia Regional Business Report. 


How Can I Help Our Community Right Now? 

April 30, 2020: Since traditional volunteer opportunities have been canceled, the BlueCross Community Relations team pulled together some ideas for how you can help your community right now while practicing safe social distancing. 


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Finding Help in South Carolina

July 10, 2020: The last few months have been hard for many South Carolinians. There may come a time when you or a family member needs access to services. The BlueCross community relations team offers this list of resources that can help.  


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7 Questions With United Way of the Midlands

Sep. 21, 2020: Every year, BlueCross employees give generously to the United Way of the Midlands as part of an annual giving campaign. United Way leaves a big imprint across the community, helping underserved populations throughout the Midlands. Sara Fawcett, president and CEO, answers some questions about the role the organization plays in the community and how it has responded this year to changing circumstances of those in need. 


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Volunteering Changes Lives 

Oct. 22, 2020: This October, BlueCross focuses on thanking its employee volunteers who give so much all year. Susan Forrest, a community relations specialist, has been volunteering for as long as she can remember. 


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20 Ways BlueCross Gave Back in 2020 

Jan. 14, 2021: This year has been full of “unprecedented times” and an “abundance of caution.” While most aspects of our daily lives changed when the pandemic began, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina has continued to support the communities it serves. Here’s how BlueCross and its employees invested in South Carolina in 2020. 


Sharing Untold Stories

March 25, 2021: Gadsden’s Wharf in Charleston Harbor has many stories to tell. Once a major port for ships transporting slaves from Africa, the site played a key role in one of the most shameful chapters in American history. It will soon be home to a museum that will celebrate African American history, culture and global impact. 


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Funding Helps Student Stay On Track

April 8, 2021: The last year has been difficult for a lot of South Carolinians. It is particularly true for one nontraditional Morris College student who found a little help thanks to BlueCross. As an older, nontraditional student she was working, attending classes and taking care of her family. With just a few months left before she finishes her degree program, she was struggling to make ends meet and pay her mortgage. 


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