FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 14, 2005
CONTACT: Celeste Lee
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF MASSACHUSETTS FOUNDATIONAWARDS $3.5 MILLION IN GRANTS IN 2004
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts makes new funding commitment to the Foundation
BOSTON—February 14, 2005—At a time when the future of local corporate giving is uncertain due to the mergers and acquisitions of leading Massachusetts companies, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts announced today that the company will enhance its philanthropic commitment to the community by donating a percentage of its annual after-tax net income to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation (BCBSMA Foundation).