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Important updates about our free community health center services; volunteer and donor spotlights; health articles of interest, and upcoming events.

BIFMC Installs “Blessing Box” to Aid Food Insecurity

Categories: News, Non-Profit
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is proud to become a Charleston Blessing Box location! Located at 3226 Maybank Highway, Building #C (directly to the right of the free medical clinic in a light green cabinet), the community is encouraged to leave non-expired, non-perishable food items or supplies within the storage cabinet for others who are …

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Clinic Expands Patient Outreach; How You Can Help

Categories: News
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is poised to meet the demands of many more without health insurance in our community. The catch? Catching them. Engaging in an outreach effort to educate potential patients about BIFMC’s free services, Volunteer Cynthia Cronk hits the streets. The past two years have entailed tremendous growth and publicity for Barrier …

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Free Local Services for Furloughed Workers: Updated

Categories: News
Charleston Cares! In light of the ongoing Federal Government Shutdown, many services in the community are doing what they can to assist those who have been adversely affected by the furloughed work mandate. Please see below for an updated list of Charleston-area services and share widely. This list will continue to be updated for the …

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BIFMC Volunteer, Cynthia Cronk, Receives Charleston ‘Health Care Hero’ Award

Categories: News
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic volunteer and ex officio board member, Cynthia Cronk, received the 2018 Health Care Hero award in the category of Volunteer on Wednesday night, November 28th, 2018, during a ceremony at the Francis Marion Hotel in downtown Charleston. The award, presented by The Charleston Regional Business Journal each year, “honors the men, women, …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Kiwanis Mitchell

Categories: News, Volunteer Spotlight
Each month, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, a free clinic in Charleston, SC, shines a spotlight on one of our many exceptional volunteers. From medical staff to voluntary file clerks, BIFMC is able to provide a warm, caring and expert primary medical home to hundreds of uninsured patients. The residents and workers of our Lowcountry community are cared for and kept healthy …

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