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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As of 9/13, the 2016 VIM Golf Classic has raised a net $28,774! This will fund the clinic for about 3 weeks - 337 visits valued at $113,878 at clinic rates and $569,390 at conservative emergency room rates. Thank you to our underwriters: Capital Toyota, Christ United Methodist Church, Warren & Griffin, and WRCB Channel 3; Platinum Sponsors Chattanooga Funeral Home and Stainless Tank; Gold Sponsors Nancy & Richard Franks, Hospice of Chattanooga, Libby & Bob Myers MD, Propex, and Dr. Brenda Ross & Wayne Orr; Tee Box Sponsors, Golfers, local businesses that donated doorprizes, Brown Acres Golf Course, Volunteers, and the loyal Golf Tournament Planning Committee especially chair Gene Williford. The tournament wouldn't be a success without each and everyone of you!
The tournament finished up about two hours ago. A WONDERFUL day was had and we are looking forward to announce the total raised. Way to go everyone!
Thank you Hixson High School for selecting Volunteers in Medicine to receive the Spirit of September 11th Award. It was a beautiful ceremony and we are so grateful to be included.
We've got a few slots left - sign up today for the 10th Annual VIM Golf Classic on September 9!
Congratulations to all our runners and walkers! Our First Annual 5k Run for Health was a huge success, raising more than $6,000 to care for our low income, uninsured friends and neighbors in the Greater Chattanooga area. These funds represent 71 patient visits valued at $23,817 at office visit cost and $119,086 at conservative emergency costs. Thank you to Underwriters SunTrust Bank and EMJ Corporation; Platinum Sponsors Hawks Property Management, Hospice of Chattanooga, Massey & Associates, and Ridgedale Baptist Church; and Gold Sponsors Nancy & Richard Franks and Miller & Martin. We can't wait to do this again!
It's Race Week! Our 5k 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 today and we will see you on August 6! Thanks to our underwriters EMJ Corporation and SunTrust for making sure our event is fantastic!
Good Morning! Our first 5k Walk/Run fundraiser is just a week away! Get registered at: www.vim-chatt.org!
The medals are here! Sign up today for the VIM Run/Walk for Health 5k on August 6! www.vim-chatt.org
Less than 2 weeks to go! Register today to make sure you get a tshirt in your requested size!
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!
I was sick and you cared for me ...Matthew 25