Through its affiliated companies, Anthem provides medical benefits to more than 40 million individuals. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Hampshire is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
In New Hampshire, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation invested about $1 million in local organizations in 2016. Some of the contributions include: a $75,000 grant to support the Safe Station program in Manchester; a donation of 250 pairs of running shoes to the Boys & Girls Club of Manchester to engage kids in healthy, active lifestyles; and a $50,000 grant to the Granite YMCA to help fund LIVESTRONG, a small group, instructor-led program that helps adult cancer survivors reclaim their well-being following a cancer diagnosis. The Foundation also provided a $50,000 start-up grant for the program in 2015.