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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Thank you to the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Community Trust for sponsoring the clinic this week! We are so grateful for your generous support.
We did it! Thank you to our #givingtuesday donors - we raised $2,000 yesterday which equates to 24 patient visits valued at $7,915 at clinic rates or $39,577 at conservative emergency room rates *OR* covers all clinic costs for more than one day. Thank you!!!
#GivingTuesday is off to a GREAT start, with $500 contributed to Volunteers in Medicine Chattanooga so far! I have a donor who will match up to $1,000 ... let's make it happen!
Thank you to the Weldon F. Osborne Foundation for sponsoring the clinic this week! We are so grateful for your generous support.
Thank you Held Foundation for sponsoring the clinic this week! Happy Thanksgiving Facebook!
Stop by and see me! I have candy and Christmas hair ties and calendar strips and stickers!!
Thank you SunTrust Foundation for donating to cover costs of the clinic this week!
SAVE THE DATE! #givingtuesday is just three weeks away on November 29!
Thank you Christ United Methodist Church Women's Ministry for sponsoring the clinic this week! (and for lunch a few weeks ago, and for lunch next week, and for all you do hands-on in the clinic itself!!)
Thank you First-Centenary United Methodist Church for sponsoring the clinic this week!
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!
I was sick and you cared for me ...Matthew 25