NEWARK - Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) and the New York Giants announced today that they had raised $35,000 for Children's Aid and Family Services as a result of the season long Touchdowns for Families program.
|Horizon BCBSNJ and the Giants annouced they have raised $35,000 for Children's Aid and Family services.|
"The Touchdowns for Families program was always about helping children in foster care find loving homes," said Larry Altman, Vice President, Corporate Marketing & Communications, Horizon BCBSNJ. "I wish to congratulate the Giants on their Super Bowl victory, their championship season and for their help in making the lives of needy children better."
"We are truly thankful to Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Children's Aid and Family Services for the wonderful work they perform in our community," said Mike Stevens, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, New York Giants. "Throughout the season we met the children who are helped by the amazing work provided by Children's Aid and Family Services for over 100 years. We are happy to support such great organizations for the benefit of such deserving children."
"The dramatic impact that the Touchdowns for Families program will have on the lives of the children we serve is truly remarkable," said Bob Jones, Ph.D., President & CEO, Children's Aid and Family Services. "I wish to thank the New York Giants and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey for their support of children helped through our organization."
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey donated $500 to Children's Aid and Family Services for each touchdown the New York Giants scored during the regular season, $1000 for each score during the playoffs and $2,500 for each score during the Super Bowl.
About Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, headquartered in Newark, is New Jersey's largest health insurer, providing coverage to more than 3.4 million people. Horizon BCBSNJ's company website is located at www.HorizonBlue.com Horizon BCBSNJ is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.* *
About the New York Giants
The New York Football Giants began play in 1925 and is a cornerstone franchise of the National Football League. With six (6) championships and over 600 victories, the Giants are considered one of sports all-time great franchises. Headquartered at Giants Stadium, in East Rutherford, NJ, the Giants are currently in their 83rd season of play.
About Children's Aid and Family Services, Inc.
Children's Aid and Family Services is one of the largest regional, nonprofit human services organizations serving northern New Jersey. The agency is fully accredited and has served the community for more than 100 years. Its mission is to preserve, protect and, when needed, provide families. Motivated by compassion for vulnerable children, young adults, frail elderly and their families, it provides high quality and innovative services that meet their social, educational and emotional needs. For more information, visit www.cafsnj.org.