PJ staff report
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – To mark its 10th anniversary, the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation has awarded a total of $1 million to 10 nonprofits across the state.
Each of the organizations, which hall have worked with the foundation in the past, will receive $100,000 to keep up its efforts to improve the health and well-being of their local communities.
“The 10 grantees recognized today are shining examples of organizations living out our mission and that embody our decade-long commitment to our home state,” Brad Wilson, chair of the foundation, says in a statement.
Grants were awarded to the following nonprofits:
- Access East, Greenville
- Be Active North Carolina: Be Active Kids, Morrisville
- MATCH program at Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University
- Communities in Schools of Moore County
- Council on Aging of Buncombe County
- Diabetes Management Solutions’ Diabetes Bus, Raleigh
- Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, Raleigh
- N.C. Association of Free Clinics, Winston-Salem
- N.C. Partnership for Children, Raleigh
- Student Action with Farmworkers, Durham
Over the past decade, the foundation has awarded over 440 grants totaling more than $67 million.