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...

Meet Karen

Karen and her husband have been patients at the hospital since the Clinic was a completely volunteer program at the Health Department.  Karen developed cardiomyopathy (which causes the heart muscle to become enlarged, thick or rigid), and this condition was diagnosed...

Meet John

Free Clinic patient John has worked full time as a cook for many years. He stands on concrete all day, beginning at 4:00 am when he arrives at work. Before visiting the Free Clinic, John had not seen a doctor in 20 years because he’s never had health insurance. John...
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