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Vermont Give: Support Us on June 7-8

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in News |

Vermont Gives is just days away! Vermont Gives is a statewide 24-hour period of giving designed to raise awareness about the need for nonprofit organizations across Vermont and throughout the country. Whether a true Vermonter on not, we need your support to make our campaign a success. Here are some ways you can help: Give to Volunteers in Medicine. Make a...

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An Eye Toward Prevention

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in News |

“I’m just part of a generation that believes in giving back,” says Dr. Charles Zolot, a Bergen County optometrist and Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (BVMI) volunteer.  He sees the big picture when it comes to vision screening for people with diabetes, and provides exams for hundreds of our patients each year.  Dr. Zolot advocates a preventative...

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Driving on to Better Health

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in News |

Working as a school bus driver brings Annabelle joy.  When she first started working years ago, it did not bother her that she did not have health insurance through her job.   She did not need insurance, or so she believed. After all, she was healthy! As time went on things changed, Annabelle developed Type II Diabetes and required medical care.  The...

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Volunteering Comes from the Heart

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in News |

Volunteering comes from the heart. It doesn’t always require medical experience; sometimes just the passion to give back is equally beneficial. Jeremy Harris heard about Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Clinic in Stuart, Florida, through the Stuart/Martin Chamber of Commerce networking breakfast event. He was touched by their mission and was eager to help....

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Centre VIM Transforms Patients

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in News |

I have been without insurance for 3-years as a result of my divorce and I am unable to afford Obama Care.  How quickly health can degrade in the thrives of depression and crisis such as divorce.  I neglected my health and my teeth.  I felt like a car that had been parked under a sappy tree for years.  My self-esteem, my mental health, even my spirituality...

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AMA Honors Dr. Jim Burt With Award 

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in News |

The Board of Directors of the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation announced Jacksonville’s  Dr. Jim Burt as a 2017 Excellence in Medicine award winner on April 17, 2017. Specifically, Dr. Burt will receive the Jack B. McConnell, MD Award for Excellence in Volunteerism for his dedication to helping Northeast Florida’s working uninsured...

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