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Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland host COVID-19 vaccine clinics in local communities this summer

Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland host COVID-19 vaccine clinics in local communities this summer

To fit the community need, Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland is hosting walk-in neighborhood-based vaccine clinics throughout the summer. The clinics focus on serving the Latinx community, immigrants, refugees, Black, Indigenous and other people of color who are eligible to receive the vaccine in Oregon, given higher instances of hesitancy and lower vaccination rates among these communities.
June 30, 2021 Oregon
Meals on Wheels People offers food, connection, and hope to homebound older adults

Meals on Wheels People offers food, connection, and hope to homebound older adults

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a physical and emotional toll on Americans over the last year and these lasting impacts have been felt most acutely by older adults. Higher mortality rates, disruptions to daily routines, prolonged isolation from friends and family, as well as technology barriers have intensified feelings of loneliness and mental health concerns among this age group.
June 29, 2021 Oregon
Weeklong campaign to support local Idaho nonprofits starts April 29

Weeklong campaign to support local Idaho nonprofits starts April 29

It’s time again for Idaho Gives—a weeklong campaign hosted by the Idaho Nonprofit Center to raise awareness and resources for local nonprofits across the state of Idaho. More than 650 nonprofits have signed up to participate in this year’s event, a record for Idaho Gives and likely driven by increased requests for help from Idahoans affected by COVID-19.
April 28, 2021 Idaho
Reflecting the spirit of neighbor helping neighbor: Regence supports National Volunteer Week

Reflecting the spirit of neighbor helping neighbor: Regence supports National Volunteer Week

It’s hard to overstate how difficult 2020 was for so many, including lives lost, financial instability and magnified health disparities. This is especially true for our most vulnerable neighbors. To help those most affected, Regence responded in the spirit of neighbor helping neighbor by committing more than $18.7 million and nearly 8,000 volunteer hours last year to strengthen and support the communities we serve.
April 21, 2021 All Markets
United Way of Salt Lake and Utah 211 Launch Ride United Vaccine Access Campaign

United Way of Salt Lake and Utah 211 Launch Ride United Vaccine Access Campaign

SALT LAKE CITY — Today, United Way of Salt Lake (UWSL) and Utah 211 announced the launch of the Ride United Vaccine Access Campaign, providing access to free rides to COVID-19 vaccination appointments in Salt Lake County and surrounding areas, in partnership with Lyft and Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah. Vaccination rides are the latest implementation of the Ride United program, which seeks to reduce transportation barriers that prevent clients from accessing health care, getting quality jobs, completing education programs, and more.
April 21, 2021 Utah
Enabling more than 500,000 vaccines in arms

Enabling more than 500,000 vaccines in arms

Today marks the first time that vaccine appointments are available to all residents across Regence’s four-state footprint. Regence is committed to supporting timely and equitable vaccine distribution for all—including collaborating with our valued community partners to educate local communities, address vaccine uncertainty and remove barriers to access.
April 19, 2021 All Markets
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