As a Company and as Individuals,
We Support Our Neighbors

BCBSND Initiatives
Supported by the company, BCBSND employees organize and rally colleagues to participate in:

  • Corporate sponsorship of Fargo Marathon's 5K
    • Volunteer hours for Fargo Marathon 5K and aid station
    • Support of the Shoes for Kids Program, which provides tennis shoes to area children in need
    • Support of the Hero Fund, which provides help to local heroes and/ or their families in our communities
  • On-site blood drives
  • Meals on Wheels deliveries
  • Rose sale for the ARC
  • United Way 
    • In 2015, contributed $162,252 and received the United Way employee engagement award for our fundraising efforts
    • United Way Day of Caring
    • Internal Employee Summer 5K
  • Adopt-A-School partner to Lincoln Elementary School
    • Mentorship program
  • Christmas gift drive
  • Book drive
  • Junior Achievement work
  • Sponsorship and support of local charities by Employee's Committee

Employee Initiatives

BCBSND employees also give time, talent and money to their communities through serving on city councils, leading scout troops, coaching and more. A few of their favorites include:

  • 4 Luv of Dog Rescue
  • CATS Cradle Shelter
  • Diamond in the Ruff Pet Rescue
  • Dollars for Scholars
  • Churches United
  • Salvation Army
  • Dorothy Day
  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Girl/Boy Scouts
  • 4-H
  • TNT Fitness
  • Abercrombie Fire & Rescue
  • Bismarck Animal Pound
  • Bowls for Babies
  • Burnsville Band Boosters
  • Cormorant Days
  • Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest
  • Cowboy Up! Ride Against Cancer
  • Davies High School Booster Club
  • Do Something Ministry
  • Elks
  • Fargo Film Festival
  • Fargo Public Schools Booster
  • Fargo Youth Hockey Association
  • FM Ballet Company
  • Foundation for Healthcare Quality
  • Georgetown Community Affairs
  • Gold Wing Road Riders Association
  • Homeward Animal Shelter
  • Horace Bean Days
  • Hutchinson Institute for Health Outcomes Research
  • IQ Credit Union
  • Lake Agassiz PTO
  • Lake Region Anglers Association
  • Ladies Auxiliary
  • Lewis and Clark Elementary PTA
  • Lincoln Parent Advisory Council
  • March for Babies
  • Marion Park District GMA
  • Meals on Wheels
  • United Way
  • ND Swimming Association
  • North Dakota Association of the Blind
  • Northern Plains Botanic Garden Society
  • Jamestown Community Gardens
  • One Love Animal Rescue
  • Parkview Medical Outreach Clinic
  • Pelican Rapids Soccer Program
  • Parent Teachers Association
Providing shoes to kids

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota and Fargo Marathon 5K partner to help donate shoes to Fargo area kids.

Rural grants fund programs in rural communities

A look at our investments in rural health care in North Dakota.