More than 630 nonprofit organizations in Iowa received funding totaling more than $1.8 million through the Wellmark Foundation's BluesCare Giving program in 2018. Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa employees also provided nearly 38,000 volunteer hours to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations located throughout the state. The five Iowa organizations that received the largest amount of support in 2018 were: Variety – the Children’s Charity; Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; Iowa State University Foundation; United Way of Central Iowa; and Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa. Since 2012, more than $12.5 million has been distributed to nonprofit organizations in Iowa through BluesCare. More information is available at the Wellmark Foundation website.