Better Sister and Brother Growth Network  Receives a $20,000 COVID-19 Grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois 



To help ease the ongoing needs of Illinoisans created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has awarded a better sister and brother growth network a  grant as part of BCBSIL’s latest round of giving aimed at helping the helpers.


Providing low income families and individuals with strengthening  and empowering  their abilities in self-sufficiency providing monthly food boxes.


BCBSIL selected 175 organizations across Illinois with missions focused on access to care, hunger, shelter and behavioral health care, and COVID-19 health education and vaccine access to receive a grant as part of its COVID-19 Community Collaboration Fund.


“A year into the pandemic and the health, economic and social impacts around Illinois are still great,” said Harmony Harrington, vice-president government and community relations for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois. “We’re proud to be able to help so many organizations increase their capacity to help more people receive the help they need.”