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Blue Cross Caring Corps Volunteers Prepare Thanksgiving Food Boxes

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By: Anthony Matrisciano
November 18, 2011
Kim Mason and Paula Polachek, pictured above from left to right, were two of the dozens of employees from Blue Cross that helped make a difference in Wilkes-Barre by preparing food boxes for The Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO).

WILKES-BARRE- Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Caring Corps volunteers are making a differencethis Thanksgiving season by helping those in need.  Volunteers assisted regional food pantries and community kitchens during the week of November 14.

The food boxes were delivered to seniors in need throughout the Wyoming Valley.

All year long, BCNEPA employees are encouraged to volunteer for nonpofits in the community through BCNEPA’s progressive Volunteer Day policy, which provides paid time off to participate in community service.

About Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.  It offers a comprehensive portfolio of health insurance products and administrative services to approximately 555,000 individuals in 13 counties in northeastern and north central Pennsylvania.  The company’s mission is to provide integrated health care services and products to improve the quality, accessibility and affordability of health care in the populations we serve.