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Community Highlights: Highmark Health


Highmark Health and our affiliates uphold a strong commitment to the communities we serve, dating back more than 150 years. That commitment is expressed through numerous philanthropic means including corporate and employee giving programs, employee volunteerism and initiatives that benefit many special-needs populations. Today, as the enterprise continues to grow, we are touching the lives of more and more community members across the United States and embracing our corporate responsibility on a national scale.

The highlights featured — including our commitment to the United Way, our employee volunteerism and our support of veterans — represent those initiatives that many of Highmark Health's businesses are pursuing collectively, serving as economic contributors and catalysts to building stronger communities of healthier people in many locations across the country.

Read the business highlights related to Highmark Health. Read the community highlights related to our charitable foundations.

Highmark Health 2014 Enterprise Giving Summary
Source Funding Awarded*
Health Plans
(Including Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Highmark Blue Shield in Pennsylvania.; Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware; and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia)
Diversified Businesses
(Including HVHC, Visionworks, Davis Vision, United Concordia Dental Group and HM Insurance Group)
Integrated Delivery Network, led by Allegheny Health Network $1,519,030
Highmark Health $1,045,000
Total Enterprise Corporate Giving $24,270,439
Highmark Foundation $3,909,945
Total Enterprise and Foundation Giving $28,180,384

*The funding awarded excludes Community Health Reinvestment (CHR) expenditures. Highmark Inc. is subject to a requirement of the Pennsylvania Insurance Department (PID )that it expend a specified amount of funds for CHR activities each year. CHR funds are used for purposes such as providing health coverage for persons who are uninsured and unable to pay for coverage, funding for programs for the prevention and treatment of disease or injury and funding for the prevention of conditions, behavior or activities that are adverse to good health.

**Includes EITC and community giving

In our words

"At Highmark Health, we accept serving the community as an everyday responsibility. Community members are vitally important to helping us deliver high-quality care, and we are an integral part of the community – participating, contributing and making it stronger and healthier. The community’s needs are on our minds, in our conversations and part of our daily concerns."

Dan Onorato
Executive Vice President
Public Policy
Chief Government Relations & Community Affairs Officer
Highmark Health