Community Involvement

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma is proud of its Oklahoma roots. The company continually strengthens its ties to the state through initiatives to improve local communities. It supports and works with state and local organizations to improve the health and well-being of the communities where we live and work, recognizing the vital role that community alliances play in filling the gap to a brighter, stronger and healthier future for all Oklahomans. Learn more by viewing our community wellness flier  and our Social Responsibility Reports.

Our Community Report Video

Oklahoma Caring Van Program

The Oklahoma Caring Van Program provides free immunizations to children in child care centers and homes, schools and public locations throughout the state. The program is the primary focus of The Oklahoma Caring Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization established in 1994 to improve the health of Oklahoma children through vaccinations and access to basic health care.

Corporate Contributions

Corporate giving is an opportunity to strengthen and enrich our communities. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma understands the need to support organizations with a cause that is aligned with our vision and mission. Online requests are now being accepted for corporate charitable grants and sponsorships. Priority is given to organizations that address health and wellness and human service needs at the local level. Learn more about our company guidelines for corporate contributions.

Champions of Health

The Champions of Health awards honor individuals and organizations working to make a difference in the health of Oklahoma communities.

Visit championsofhealth.org for more information about the program and previous winners.

The Be Smart—Don't Start! Smoking Contest

Oklahoma students (grades K–5) can create their idea for a 30-second commercial about the dangers of tobacco.

Learn more about the Be Smart—Don't Start! contest.

United Way

Blue Cross has a strong record of commitment to the United Way. Our organization is committed to the future of the United Way, just as the United Way is committed to the people of this state.

Blue Corps Employee Volunteer Program

Launched in April 2008, the Blue Corps Employee Volunteer Program supports the efforts of selected charitable organizations with volunteers and financial contributions in the communities where we live and work. For every verified employee hour volunteered to an approved community partner, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma contributes $20 to the designated charitable organization, up to an annual contribution of $2,000. Community partners must have a 501(c)3 status and a mission that:

  • Supports research for health improvement and/or directly provides health or human services.
  • Emphasizes support or assistance to children affected by adverse childhood experiences (ACE).


    OR

  • Serves to improve community health and wellness for disadvantaged or diverse populations.