Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Making Available $250,000 to Schools Statewide with the Be Healthy School Grant Program
Birmingham, AL - In our ongoing commitment to help prevent childhood obesity, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is proud to continue its Be Healthy School Grant Program. For the 2022 -2023 school year, Blue Cross will make available $250,000 and award grants up to $10,000 to 25 schools across the state that enroll students in grades K through eighth. Since 2012, Blue Cross has awarded more than $2.3 million in 227 Be Healthy School Grants statewide impacting over 119,000 students.
“We continue to see firsthand excellent results in schools across our state that are benefitting from the Be Healthy School Grant Program,” says Tim King, Community Relations Manager, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. “We are proud to make this investment in Alabama’s children in an ongoing effort to help them lead the healthiest lives possible, now and long-term.”
The grants are for the implementation of school-based health and wellness programs that emphasize increased exercise and nutrition education involvement during the school year. Applications can now be completed on the Blue Cross website at AlabamaBlue.com/schoolgrant. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 8, 2022. Each selected school will receive a grant of up to $10,000, and schools will be further recognized with a Blue Cross Be Healthy School banner.
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