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
    • Donation of $1 of Fargo Marathon registration – in cooperation with Dakota Medical Foundation – for tennis shoes to children in need
  • On-site blood drives
  • Meals on Wheels deliveries
  • On-site Daffodil Days for American Cancer Association
  • Rose sale for the ARC
  • United Way 
    • In 2013, $128,500 contributed
    • United Way Day of Caring
  • 25,000 volunteer hours for 2009 flood fight
  • Adopt-A-School partner to Lincoln Elementary School
    • Mentorship program
  • Christmas gift drive
  • Book drive
  • Junior Achievement work
  • Special Olympics
  • Emerging Leadership Program non-profit support
  • 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:

  • Cat's Cradle Shelter
  • Native American Center Project
  • Sacred Spirits
  • First Nations Coalition
  • Moorhead Indian Education
  • Fargo Indian Education
  • St. John Lutheran Church, Fargo
  • Moorhead Library Board
  • F-M Cosmopolitan Club
  • North Central Federation of Cosmopolitan International
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Tour de Cure and Step Out
  • Salvation Army
  • CHARISM
  • Mitten and Hat Drive—Rape and Abuse Crisis Center and YWCA Cass Clay
  • Cherries for Charity
  • Cosmopolitan Fund for Children
  • Community Connect Fargo Youth Works
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Junior Achievement
  • Great Plains Food Bank
  • Fargo Marathon
  • Girl Scouts
  • Asperger's Social Group for kids
  • North Dakota Autism Center
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • North Dakota Professional Communicators
  • Churches United for the Homeless
  • Minnesota 9th District American Legion Band
  • American Legion Auxiliary
  • Sheyenne Red River Rodeo Club
  • North Dakota Junior High Rodeo Division
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One Thousand Shoes for Kids Delivered to Schools

As part of our partnership, 1,000 shoes for deserving kids are being delivered to Fargo-Moorhead area schools this month.

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Employees raise $12,000 for diabetes walk

For the second straight year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota employees captured the Top Corporate Team Award for raising the most funds at the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Scheels Arena in Fargo.