• 01/02/24

    CVS Health Notice

    Rhode Island Free Clinic continues its commitment to providing free comprehensive care to you, our patients, including access to medications. We wanted to make you aware of a change to one of our medication’s programs.

    La Clínica Gratis de Rhode Island continúa su compromiso de brindarle cuidado médico comprensivo a ustedes, nuestros pacientes, incluyendo acceso a medicamentos. Le queríamos notificar de un cambio a uno de nuestros programas de medicamentos.

  • 09/27/23

    Rhode Island Free Clinic Announces New Medical Director

    PROVIDENCE, RI (September 26, 2023) - The Rhode Island Free Clinic announced today that Dr. Melinda Delaney will serve as its newest medical director. She takes the baton from former medical director, Dr. Ross Hilliard, who began his new role as the Internal Medicine Residency Director at Maine Medical Center.

  • 06/20/23

    Rhode Island Free Clinic selected as “Community Captain” by the New England Patriots Foundation and Bank of America

    We are thrilled to announce that the Rhode Island Free Clinic has been honored with the title of 2023 "Community Captain" by the New England Patriots Foundation and Bank of America! The charitable initiative, created in 2021, is designed to establish a deeper understanding of local nonprofits' community efforts and the populations they serve. As part of the program, the Free Clinic will receive $50,000 over two years, as well as in-kind donations and additional support. The Free Clinic is incredibly proud to be this year's only Rhode Island recipient and will share this designation with our local friends at Sojourner House, who received this award in 2021. Thank you to the New England Patriots Foundation and Bank of America for their extraordinary commitment and investment in the Clinic! To read the full press release, click the link below.

  • 02/09/23

    PVD Cello Fest Pop-Up At RI Free Clinic

    On Thursday, 2/9, PVD Cello Fest (Musicians: Megan Koch, Rob Bethel, Kamyron Williams and Zan Berry) performed a range of trio and quartet arrangements from contemporary pop to classical to a captive live and virtual audience. This represented a beautiful collaboration between music and health. To view the performance click the link below.

  • 01/23/23

    Rhode Island Free Clinic Announces Officers and New Board Members for 2023

    We are pleased to present our new officers and board members for 2023: Carrie Bridges Feliz, President; Michele Lederberg, Esq; Vice President; Patrick Martin, CPA, Treasurer; Jeffrey Chase-Lubitz, Secretary; and William Fitzgerald, President Emeritus.

  • 11/22/22

    Highlighting AmeriCorps at RIFC

    The AmeriCorps VISTA program allows its members to support organizations making sustainable change in areas that effect poverty, including education, public health, climate, access to benefits, and more. The full time volunteers commit to one year of service ranging from fundraising, grant writing, research, volunteer recruitment, and capacity building projects that will allow them to gain professional experience. At the Rhode Island Free Clinic, the VISTA program is a large part of our family. Hear what the current VISTAs shared about their experience in the program and the impact of the Rhode Island Free Clinic on them and the community.

  • UGI, UEG, Cooley partner to donate $2,500 to Rhode Island Free Clinic

    06/27/22

    UGI, UEG Partnership with Providence College Coach Cooley Benefits Rhode Island Free Clinic

    Donation made in PC Athletics’ name will help provide much-needed medical care to low-income adults. In addition to spreading the word about the importance of colonoscopy, the relationship between University Gastroenterology, University Endoscopy Group, and Providence College Men’s Basketball Coach Ed Cooley will now also help people seeking medical care at Rhode Island Free Clinic.

    Below is a sweet video documenting the presentation of this generous donation: https://vimeo.com/723127843/1550447f58

  • 03/08/22

    Rhode Island Free Clinic Board of Directors announces the selection of Forrest A. Daniels, MPA, DSc, FACHE as its new Chief Executive Officer

    Dr. Daniels’ career has focused on serving the nation’s most vulnerable in senior management positions at hospitals, federally qualified health centers, and community organizations, including the District of Columbia Department of Health, and the D.C. Department of Corrections. “I look forward to moving to Rhode Island to work with Free Clinic volunteers, community partners, and supporters to advance the Clinic’s mission to ensure vital health care for adults in need from throughout Rhode Island,” said Dr. Daniels.

  • 02/28/22

    Direct Relief’s Fund for Health Equity Awards $9.3 Million to 49 Organizations

    The Rhode Island Free Clinic was one of forty-nine awardees nationally to receive a grant from Direct Relief. We are very proud to receive this highly competitive national grant, for our work to increase health equity in RI.

  • 02/28/22

    Rhode Island Free Clinic Announces Officers and New Board Members for 2022

    “We are pleased to welcome these outstanding community leaders to our high-performing team,” said Clinic Board President, William Fitzgerald, Vice President, Amica Mutual Insurance Company. Board Officers include, Carrie Bridges Feliz, Vice President; George Greer, Treasurer; Jeffrey Chase Lubitz, Secretary; and Mark Gim, President Emeritus.

Please, Rhode Island’s uninsured need YOU.

There are currently over 45,000 Rhode Islanders without health insurance. Your donation will help provide our most disadvantaged neighbors with access to the healthcare they need.

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Rhode Island Free Clinic 2022 Year in Review