"Doing the physical activities, being outside, helping the community – those things foster teamwork and commitment among the associates and help to link us directly with the community we serve."
– Michelle Powell, Vice President
CareFirst is dedicated to addressing health care disparities that exist in our communities. We strive to improve health care access and quality, providing resources and funding to strengthen those we serve.
Through CareFirst Commitment and other charitable giving, from 2006 to 2015, we have dedicated $493 million to worthwhile regional programs and organizations.
Annually, we award grants to an average of 400 programs and recipients in the following focus areas:
We are one of the largest employers in Washington D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia; our associates live, work and volunteer in our members’ communities. Every day, our CareFirst associates work hard to make the communities we serve better, healthier places to live.
In 2015 alone, our associate volunteers: