Foundation Awards $768,387 in Grants To Address Health Care Disparities

Thursday, December 4, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation awards $768,387 in grants to address health care disparities

 

CONTACT:

Susan Ryan‐Vollmar

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation

617.246.2404

susan.ryanvollmar@bcbsma.com

 

BOSTON — The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation has awarded $768,387 in grants to 11 community health organizations around the Commonwealth to address health care disparities on the basis of race, ethnicity, immigration status, age, mental illness, and sexual orientation. Eight organizations will receive checks for $70,000. Three others will receive funding totaling $69,956, $68,435, and $69,996.