Partnerships in Action
At Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York, our mission is to enhance the lives of others. As part of our mission, we support organizations that promote physical health, community health, and our region's health. Our employees also raise and donate several hundred thousand dollars each year and volunteer in the communities we serve.
American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is working to create a world free of heart disease and stroke — where everyone can achieve the best possible health. It starts right here in the Capital Region.
Capital District YMCA
The Capital District YMCA is a cause-driven organization focused on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Together, we believe a strong community can be achieved when we invest in our kids, health, and neighbors.
Empire State Plaza: New York State Office of General Services
The Empire State Plaza is a cultural hub featuring family-friendly events and activities. Our partnership helps to provide free health and wellness opportunities to our local communities.
Empire State Winter Games
For more than 33 years, the Empire State Winter Games have encouraged athletes of all ages to “Get Out and Play,” along with the opportunity to compete in the largest multisport amateur athletic winter sporting event in North America.
Foundation for Ellis Medicine
The Foundation ensures quality health care in our community by raising, investing, and distributing funds that support the lifesaving work performed at Ellis Medicine.
Girls on the Run Capital Region
Girls on the Run Capital Region inspires girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running.
Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York
The Regional Food Bank has helped feed the hungry in our communities since 1982. As the only organization of its kind in the Capital Region, the Food Bank collects and distributes over 40 million pounds of food per year to individuals and agencies in 23 counties.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region draws on the compassion of our community to deliver and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and families.
Since 2008, Schenectady Greenmarket has been a place to buy fresh, local produce and artisan goods in a festive community atmosphere. Their mission is to connect farm and city to create a responsible, sustainable food system.
Susan G. Komen Northeastern New York
Susan G. Komen is laser-focused on saving lives and creating a world without breast cancer. Their mission is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.
The ValleyCats recognize the responsibility to make a difference in the Capital Region! Whether helping a nonprofit organization raise funds or providing youth teams with a safe field to play on, the ValleyCats strive to fulfill every opportunity in the community.