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Monday, January 30, 2017

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield supports CASA of Luzerne County

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (Jan. 30, 2017) — Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield recently provided $5,000 in funding to Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Luzerne County.

According to CASA of Luzerne County, at any time, approximately 400 Luzerne County children are in foster care and in need of an adult advocate.

The Highmark funding will help CASA of Luzerne County provide a qualified and compassionate court-appointed volunteer advocate to foster, abused, and neglected children and to ensure they have a safe, nurturing, and permanent home.

ABOUT HIGHMARK BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD

Highmark Inc. doing business as Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield serves approximately 3.3 million members through the company’s health care benefits business and hundreds of thousands of additional members through the Blue card program. It employs more than 4,200 people in western, north central and northeastern Pennsylvania. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. For more information, visit www.highmark.com.

For more information, contact:
Anthony Matrisciano
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
570-200-6310
anthony.matrisciano@highmarkhealth.org