Fearless Grant awarded to South Sioux City non-profit

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) awarded a Fearless Grant to the Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA, South Sioux City, Nebraska on Monday, August 28.  


The $11,890 grant will fund a comprehensive approach to fighting type 2 diabetes through the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program and the MoveWell Today® Diabetes Exercise Program.


“Both of these programs have proven to help adults improve A1C levels, reduce body weight and BMI, and improve their quality of life,” Dr. Joann Schaefer, BCBSNE executive vice president said.  “Supporting them will have an impact on people’s lives and that is an important part of our mission.”


The BCBSNE’s Fearless Grant program is an effort to reach out statewide with grants, sponsorships and community involvement that span BCBSNE’s social responsibility focus areas of health and wellness, human services and education.



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