Foundation Commits $2.3 Million In Grants

Tuesday, January 9, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 9, 2007

 

CONTACT: Phillip Gonzalez

(617) 246-5434

phillip.gonzalez@bcbsma.com

 

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF MASSACHUSETTS FOUNDATION COMMITS $2.3 MILLION IN GRANTS

 

BOSTON — January 9, 2007—The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation (BCBSMAF) announced grants totaling $2.3 million to improve access to health care for uninsured and low-income residents. Fifty-eight organizations across the Commonwealth – including 27 organizations based in or serving Boston – received funding to improve organization and continuity of care for the uninsured; help low-income consumers enroll in publicly-funded health insurance programs; and strengthen community-based advocacy activities.