The first six months of 2017 just flew by! The time went by quickly, but we still have several wonderful events and accomplishments to share. Between January 1 and June 30, 2017, the MLFC: cared for 638 unique patients through 1,899 patient visits, provided 4,677 30-day prescriptions with a value of $1,683,232 through the [...]
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We are now at 52.5% of our goal for the year! We are serving more and more patients, so our need for funding is increasing. We need contributions to pay for medical and dental supplies, medications, patient care staff, and medical office-related services. Every single dollar we receive is appreciated! Please consider making a [...]
The Smyth County RAM clinic was held at the Mountain Empire Regional Airport during the weekend of May 5, 6, and 7, 2017. The RAM clinic is an opportunity for folks to access vision, dental, and medical care without cost, and this year, 980 people were registered to receive care during the three-day event. [...]
We are now at 45.8% of our goal for the year! The past two years, we've seen donations shifted from the MLFC to the Smyth County RAM clinic during March and April. With an increase in patients at the RAM clinic and at the MLFC, both organizations need continued support. Please consider making a [...]
"The Mel Leaman Free Clinic envisions a region of healthy people made possible through accessible and dignified health care services for all, regardless of circumstances." That is the new vision of the MLFC, adopted by the Board of Directors in October 2016. In addition for focusing on improving the services available to our patients [...]
Contributions were low during February. We are now at 41.8% of our goal for the year - only a 0.3% increase during the month. Our first fundraiser of the year is beginning this month - a 50/50 raffle with a big prize! We have 100 $100 tickets for sale for a $5,000 prize. Tickets [...]
We are working on several new programs this year, and two we are very excited about are our dental services and our mobile medical unit. We started offering dental hygiene services through a partnership with the Wytheville Community College Dental Hygiene Program in fall 2016. In addition, we continue to work with Dr. Jim [...]
During the month of January, we saw a small increase in our 2017 Annual Campaign contributions. We are now at 41.5% of our goal for the year, which is a tremendous start! Please consider making a contribution to the Mel Leaman Free Clinic to help us provide high-quality, compassionate, free health care to the [...]
Mel Leaman Free Clinic operates on grant funding and contributions from people like you. The continued support of our community is critical to ensure high-quality, accessible health care for low-income, uninsured residents of Smyth, Grayson, and Washington counties, Virginia. Please consider donating to help us reach our 2017 Annual Campaign. The 2017 Annual Campaign supports [...]