News July 20, 2023

Saskatchewan Blue Cross Extends Financial Assistance to Rural Hospital Foundations for 3rd Consecutive Year

Saskatchewan, Canada – July 20, 2023 – Saskatchewan Blue Cross, a leading provider of health and wellness benefits solutions with a mission to empower communities on their journey to whole health and wellness, is proud to announce its continued commitment to supporting rural hospitals in Saskatchewan. 

“We believe in the power of community and the importance of accessible healthcare services in our communities,” said Kelly Wilson, President & CEO of Saskatchewan Blue Cross. “Through this initiative, we aim to provide support that empowers rural hospital foundations to deliver the best possible care and make a positive difference in the lives of individuals throughout Saskatchewan.”  

In line with its vision of lifelong health and wellbeing for every person in Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Blue Cross is reaching out to rural hospital foundations for the third consecutive year to offer financial assistance in facilitating small projects or equipment purchases that significantly benefit patient care.  

“We are grateful to Saskatchewan Blue Cross for recognizing challenges rural hospital foundations have and creating a program that provides funds for rural foundations that can help us improve the healthcare available in our communities,” said Ross Fisher, Network Chair, Saskatchewan Hospital Foundations Network and Executive Director for The Health Foundation of East Central Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan Blue Cross encourages all eligible rural hospital foundations to take advantage of this opportunity. Rural hospital foundations are invited to apply for funding through the Saskatchewan Blue Cross Community Investment Program, which is accepting applications until August 15, 2023. To request funding, visit and complete the questionnaire. For assistance with the application process, contact

Learn more about Saskatchewan Blue Cross and its Community Investment Program here: Community Impact

About Saskatchewan Blue Cross

For more than 75 years, Saskatchewan Blue Cross® has been committed to delivering exceptional health and wellness benefits, travel insurance and life insurance solutions to Saskatchewan residents and employers. A locally based, not-for-profit organization, it’s recognized as one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers, one of the Top 100 Companies in Saskatchewan, one of Canada’s Top 100 Brands (as part of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross® Plans), and proudly supports the wellbeing of more than 200,000 members. With a mission to empower communities on their journey to whole health and wellness, and a vision for a future of lifelong health and wellbeing for every person in Saskatchewan, this team is committed to advancing and benefiting the communities they call home. Learn more 

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