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11 April 2014
Free and Charitable Clinics Remain Critical to the Health Care Safety Net WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the speculation of how many individuals have gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act continues to grow until the final number of enrollees is reported, one thing is for certain - Free and Charitable Clinics will continue to provide health care for the many who are left behind.  READ MORE
11 April 2014
Nearly 70 grants are awarded to Free and Charitable Clinics, School-Based Health Centers and Community Health Centers as part of a $5 million, multi-year initiativeNew CVS Caremark Community Health Barometer will provide data on the state of health care for underserved Americans READ MORE
18 March 2014
WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) announced that it has recently received a $1.4 million bequest from a long-time donor that wished to remain anonymous. READ MORE
20 December 2013
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)-- The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) is excited to announce that the organization has been designated as a Gold-level GuideStar Exchange participant, due to the organization having demonstrated its commitment to transparency. READ MORE
17 December 2013
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced a $5 million commitment to expanding access to quality health care nationwide through partnerships with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC), the School-Based Health Alliance and the second year of the "Innovations in... READ MORE
5 August 2013
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2013 -- The Executive Director of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC), Nicole Lamoureux Busby, has been named one of the top executives in the non-profit sector by The NonProfit Times, the leading publication for the sector. READ MORE
16 July 2013
WASHINGTON, DC, July 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics(NAFC) held another successful free clinic event in New Orleans this month. On July 3, 2013, part of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center was transformed into a massive doctors office, providing about 800 people with free medical care and information on local resources. READ MORE
16 May 2013
       WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) will return this July for its fourth massive free medical clinic in New Orleans, LA since 2009.   This event highlights the continued need for increased access to medical care as the Affordable Care Act is implemented and as many states, including Louisiana, decide not to expand Medicaid. READ MORE
27 November 2012
Washington, D.C. - The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) is urging people to participate in “Giving Tuesday” by donating to the NAFC or to their local clinic.  After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a great way for people to celebrate the generosity that can be found throughout the country and the world. READ MORE
13 September 2012
DALLAS, Sept. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the new Census Bureau numbers on the Uninsured are released, organizers of a large, one-day free health clinic that will be held in Dallas on September 29th are urging Texas residents without insurance to register as soon as possible for appointments. READ MORE