Meet Jack

Jack, a new patient, visited the Free Clinic for a common health condition that might be perceived as irritating but not serious: a skin tag. He had been seen elsewhere and received treatment because the skin tag appeared inflamed. Our nurse practitioner did not like...

Meet Maria

Maria has been a patient of the clinic for 3 years and her husband Carlos was previously a patient. Six years ago Carlos came to the clinic because he was unemployed, uninsured and worried about a family history of heart disease. Carlos needed surgery due to a...

Meet Ruthie

In May of 2021, Ruthie found herself at the end of her emotional strength. Due to COVID, she had been laid off from her position in an office a few months before. She was struggling with anxiety, depression and severe back pain. With no insurance and limited funds,...

Meet José

It’s our pleasure to introduce 18-year-old José. José was born in El Salvador.  His parents came to the United States in 2008 and he joined them in 2012.  Shortly after he arrived, with no understanding of the English language, he started fifth grade at Sycamore...

Meet Jennie

Many members of our community are struggling to manage serious health challenges. Jennie, a patient of the clinic, recently shared how she is facing health issues with the clinic’s assistance. A few years ago Jennie’s husband of 25 years was killed in a tragic...

Meet Brenda

Brenda’s job severely impacted her health, yet with support from the Free Clinic and Powell Wellness Center, combined with her own strong will, she has made great strides toward regaining her health. Brenda’s health journey is inspirational and we appreciate her...
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