Community Health &  Employee Engagement Programs

Highmark Bright Blue Futures’ efforts are not only centered on providing expertise and financial support.

Our team is on the ground level, hosting and offering helping hands in volunteer efforts within the communities we serve. These experiences are among the most fulfilling and important we have, allowing us to meet individuals face-to-face and see the difference we strive to make.

How Our Leaders Help Change Lives: Executive Profiles

Leading by example is not a cliché, but a key tenet driving Highmark’s service efforts. Our executives live up to that mission and our values, personally and professionally. These are just some of their stories.

Tom Doran’s Community Leadership: The President of Highmark Health Plan is Devoted to Community Service

Since childhood, Tom Doran has been dedicated to serving others — and the newly named Highmark Health Plan president shows no signs of slowing down.

Ellen Duffield’s Community Leadership: President and CEO of Highmark Wholecare’s Focus on Improving Community Health

Leading one of Pennsylvania’s foremost managed care organizations, Ellen Duffield recognizes health goes well beyond physical needs.

Dr. Roosevelt Allen’s Community Leadership: The Chief Dental Officer of United Concordia Dental is Dedicated to Paying Forward his Success

For more than three decades, Dr. Roosevelt Allen both participated in and had a front-row seat to that most unique and solemn brand of service.

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Community and Employee Programs

Our employees are our company's greatest asset. They not only give 100 percent to their jobs, but they also go above and beyond by supporting community programs. In fact, they are the heart and passion of our mission.

Making A Difference, One Step at A Time: Highmark Walk

The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community, founded in 2003, is an annual fundraising walk that benefits local health and human service agencies, making a difference, one step at a time.

In Alignment with Our Values: Supporting United Way

Highmark employees care about the communities in which they live, and their contributions to local United Way agencies reflect this. Employees support the United Way agencies not only by donating, but also through volunteerism and community engagement, which supports local nonprofits.

Hands-on help: Employee Volunteering Projects

As the world began to open once again in 2022, our team members were inspired to interact and work with our communities at a more personal level. From building places to play to beautifying our neighborhoods, our employee volunteer projects and events meant a great deal to everyone involved.