The FernCare donation was the result of over 11,000 transactions being rounded up. FernCare Free Clinic is a free medical clinic open to anyone between the ages of 19 through 64 who has no health insurance and no primary care provider.
Join us in dining at Pop’s for Italian or One Eyed Betty’s on Tuesday, November 9th and 10% of all proceeds will be donated to FernCare.
His sister and I took him from specialist to specialist, scheduling tests, and consultations. Of course, with no insurance, they all demanded payment at time of treatment.
“These people come after working all day or all night and they continue to do the great work they do. They’re incredible.”
Ship-themed Fundraiser Helps Keep FernCare Free Clinic Afloat (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 22, 2017) Detroit, MI – After hearing from a woman who was able to have access to insulin though the free health clinic, Dr. Chris Popp told the audience at the FernCare annual dinner, “She said ‘you guys paid for my medication.’ I…
Art Show Helps Fund FernCare Free Clinic (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 13, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Art and good health go hand in hand, especially when it’s an art gallery fund raiser for a free health clinic for people without health insurance. Level One Bank hosted an exhibition opening on March 11, featuring the work…
FernCare Card Contest Gets Beautiful Choices (C. Proxmire, Dec. 22, 2015) Ferndale, MI – FernCare Free Clinic held a contest for the artwork for their holiday card, and the winner was JoAnn Hite whose design features blue and white birds sharing food. The card is from the FernCare Board of Directors: President Ann Heler, Vice…
FernCare Announces New Session, Now Serving Patients Every Week (FernCare Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) FernCare Free Clinic will open an additional clinic session on the second Thursday evening of every month from 6 – 8:30 pm. beginning in January, 2015. With this new clinic session, we are now open once a week: 1st and…
FernCare has updated their list of places where people can get health care and other assistance. Currently the Ferndale-based free health clinic is operating at capacity and is not accepting new clients at this time. However, they are dedicated to providing information to help connect people with the care they need. The list below is shared off of their Resources Page at http://ferncare.org/resources/.
Each location will have a nifty swag bag made especially for the event to fill up with great gift giving goodies. The bag is available for a donation of $2. The money collected will be donated to FernCare Free Clinic.
Sudol, who moved to Ferndale from Clinton Township two years ago, always knew that she wanted to help people and feel good about her work. She went to Western Michigan University for pre-med, but an Alternative Spring Break in Colorado sent her on a slightly different course.
“Registration is $32 which partially goes back to Ferncare. Our goal this year is to raise $1,000. If each of us can raise at least $100 we should make our goal! I hope to have more registered runners this year so we can surpass our goal,” Music said.
Saturday will be a great day for sales in Ferndale, with three big ones for deal-seekers to enjoy. Show your support for FernCare, Ferndale Recreation and Ferndale Schools Fine Arts Boosters by checking out the following:
Metro Health Foundation specifically funds health care initiatives with an emphasis on primary health care for people in metro Detroit, and more specifically, for people at risk within the metro area.
Live Sod, Red Balloons, Fashion and Art (Alvita Lozano-Frankie, orig. Freestyle in Detroit, Ferndale 115 News, March 15, 2012 ed) Photo by Britta Brookes: “Sod Walk” installed in the gallery @ Salon Rehe Space, also included a 3D Assemblage piece by Artist Toni Nunn “Bird Cage Muse” in the forefront. The red balloon hovered happily…
Curator and artist Alvita Lozano put together the exhibit as a fundraiser for the FernCare Free Health Clinic which opened its official location in Ferndale last year.
The money raised goes towards operation of the FernCare clinic, which currently provides free medical care to over 50 patients. The clinic has a paid medical supervisor and a team of volunteers, including a pharmacist and security, to provide basic medical care to those who cannot afford it.
When the community came together to raise money for a free health clinic, it took a lot of work by many individual donors, businesses, and volunteers. Now as they are approach their first winter serving those in need, FernCare must continue to raise money and acquire supplies in order to keep the free service going.
The FernCare Free Clinic (459 E. 9 Mile) had its ribbon cutting ceremony and open house today, after three and a half years of fundraising and planning by hundreds of volunteers, donors and supporters.
“No Jaegermeister. No late night meals. Eat healthier food. Lots of riding my bike, 10 mile ride 5 days a week. Walk, walk, walk every chance I got.” That’s Bach’s secret for slimming down.