Volunteers in Medicine, Chattanooga, Inc. (VIM Chattanooga) is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) primary care clinic. Volunteer physicians and nurses provide free medical services to financially eligible adults who are uninsured.
The mission of the VIM Chattanooga Clinic is to understand and serve the health and wellness needs of the medically underserved in our community by providing quality, compassionate and personalized care in a faith-based caring environment.
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VIM Chattanooga would not exist without the support of businesses, foundations, churches, and individuals. Thank you for caring about your friends and neighbors without health insurance.
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We have our course mapped out! I've posted at our registration link. This course has sun and shade, hills and flats, pavement and trails ... it will challenge our fastest runners and still be completely do-able for our walkers. Register early and often and we will see you on August 6! Thanks to our underwriter, SunTrust Bank for supporting our clinic services!
We are two months out from our very first annual 5k Run (&Walk) for Health! Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Thank you Hawks Property Management, Hospice of Chattanooga, and Ridgedale Baptist Church for joining us to support primary care services for uninsured, low income friends in the Greater Chattanooga Area! Click here to register:
Photos from the Band Aid Benefit were published this month in Chatter Magazine! here's the link:
Preliminary numbers are in .... Who raised $49,000 net last night for VIM? These people did! Thanks to all who helped, attended, and donated to the annual Band Aid Benefit. These funds equate to 573 patient visits valued at $193,926 at clinic rates and nearly $1 million at emergency room rates!
Another beautiful blessing from the Voices of Lee this morning at the clinic. We still have a few seats available for Monday's Band Aid Benefit!
Exciting News! VIM has an Updated Website! Easy to read and search on your phone or tablet, the VIM website has all the answers to your questions about our free medical care for eligible individuals in Hamilton and surrounding counties in Tennessee and Georgia. Huge thanks to Williams Web!
It's just one month until the 11th Annual Band Aid Benefit for Volunteers in the Medicine Clinic! This event is one of three that help fund the life saving services provided by our volunteer physicians and nurses for uninsured residents of the Greater Chattanooga area. Tables and Tickets are available and going fast. Give me a call at 423-855-8220 to reserve a spot today or visit our website at www.vim-chatt.org!
We are closed today, Tuesday, February 9.
Volunteers in Medicine will be closed Wednesday, January 20, 2016.
An excellent report on the Reversing Diabetes class offered here at VIM! Thanks LaTrice and WRCB Channel 3 for your support and bringing attention to what we do every day at VIM.
Well, 2015 is just about finished and we at VIM are so grateful for all that has been given to us this year. We are within $4,000 of meeting a huge goal .... with less than 36 hours to hit it. If you were planning a year end gift please visit www.vim-chatt.org and make a donation through Network for Good. Thank you for supporting and believing in us and Happiest of Happy New Years wishes to you all!
HUGE THANKS to WRCB Channel 3 Eyewitness News for this fantastic story on Volunteers in Medicine, Chattanooga, Inc.!
All set up at Gifts Chattanooga's Gifts that Give Hope! Come on down and enjoy this lovely weather and knock out some Christmas shopping!
GREAT Coverage from Chattanooga Now about the Gifts that Give Hope event! The first 50 people to make a donation Saturday will get a coupon for a free sandwich from Chik Fil A, and all donors are eligible to win a prize pack valued at $900! It's tomorrow, December 12 at Ross's Landing, 12 - 4 pm.
Come see VIM at the Chattanooga's Gifts That Give Hope event, this Saturday, Noon to 4 pm next to the ice skating at the riverfront downtown. This alternative gift fair will have several non profits present with many options for honoring those people who already have everything with a gift to charity. This year all the agencies will have craft items for sale too! So you can still knock out a bit of shopping while giving back to your community. See you there!
Come on out tonight to the Tour of Homes hosted by Christ United Methodist Church! Tickets are $15 and proceeds benefit Volunteers in Medicine.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! VIM is in need of experienced Lab Techs. Our clinic times are Mondays and Thursdays 9 am - 12 pm and Tuesdays 1 - 4 pm. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Michelle Turner at 423-855-8220 to get the details - and share this please!
The bills are paid, and money is in! Thank you to all our sponsors, especially Capital Toyota, Christ United Methodist Church, Warren & Griffin PC, and WRCB Channel 3, the 173 golfers who came out to play, the amazing volunteers who kept everything straight and orderly, the staff at Brown Acres Golf Course, and of course, the planning committee for doing all you did to make the 2015 VIM Golf Classic so successful! We raised $30,497 net .... which translates to: *17 days of the clinic offering free services to people with no insurance and low income *339 patient visits With these funds, we will provide health care valued at: $139,239 at clinic rates and $556,956 at conservative emergency room rates! Way to go!
I was sick and you cared for me ...Matthew 25