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


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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
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Providing shoes to kids

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

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Rural grants fund programs in rural communities

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