The organizations that are part of Highmark Health have a decades-long legacy of employee volunteering. In 2016, Highmark Health employees logged tens of thousands of volunteer hours to help strengthen their communities. In addition to participating in national Make a Difference Day and the United Way Day of Caring, Highmark Health has several programs to empower employee volunteers:
Highmark Health is also proud to be a Jefferson Awards Champion. One of the country's most prestigious public service organizations, the Jefferson Awards Foundation's annual awards are referred to as "the Nobel Prize of public service." Among other activities, as a Jefferson Awards Champion we annually recognize 12 employees for extraordinary volunteerism and award each a Jefferson Award for Public Service medallion along with a $1,000 donation to a nonprofit of their choice.