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A Shot Of Hope: BIFMC Vaccinates Hundreds Across the Lowcountry

Nov 11, 2021 Comments Off on A Shot Of Hope: BIFMC Vaccinates Hundreds Across the Lowcountry
February 23 @ 9:13 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic has safely administered hundreds of Covid-19 vaccines to adults across the Lowcountry – and will continue until the pandemic is brought to an end. While the last year has seen challenges and sorrows that few have seen or experienced in their lifetimes, it has also…

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BIFMC Receives Gold Star Rating from NAFCC

Jul 1, 2021 Comments Off on BIFMC Receives Gold Star Rating from NAFCC
February 23 @ 9:13 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is proud to receive a Gold Star Standards Rating from The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, According to the NAFC’s website, “The mission of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics is to ensure the medically underserved have access to affordable health…

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Community Partners: Lowcountry Blessing Box Project

Jun 10, 2021 Comments Off on Community Partners: Lowcountry Blessing Box Project
February 23 @ 9:13 am

Looking for a way to help your community, or in need of supplementing your own pantry? The Lowcountry Blessing Box Project is a great neighbor-to-neighbor effort to provide families with non-perishables, foods and other essential items like diapers, sun screen, and toiletries. The Blessings Box Project aims to decrease food…

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This #GivingTuesday, Give Local; Give Life

Nov 12, 2020 Comments Off on This #GivingTuesday, Give Local; Give Life
February 23 @ 9:13 am

This #GivingTuesday (Tuesday, December 1st) we hope you will join us by donating to our free clinic here, sharing our FB fundraiser with your friends and family, or hosting your own Facebook fundraiser to support Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic!  We treat uninsured adults who live and work on Johns, James…

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BIFMC Volunteer Physician, Marta Hampton MD, Recognized as Charleston ‘Health Care Hero’

Dec 5, 2019 Comments Off on BIFMC Volunteer Physician, Marta Hampton MD, Recognized as Charleston ‘Health Care Hero’
February 23 @ 9:13 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic volunteer Physician, Dr. Marta Hampton, was recognized as a volunteer Health Care Hero by the Charleston Regional Business Journal on December 4th, 2019, at the Francis Marion Hotel. The award, presented by The Charleston Regional Business Journal each year, “honors the men, women, and service…

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BIFMC Offering Free Health Care to Downtown Charleston Hospitality Workers

Sep 16, 2019 Comments Off on BIFMC Offering Free Health Care to Downtown Charleston Hospitality Workers
February 23 @ 9:13 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is excited to announce that as of September 16th, 2019, all free healthcare services will extend to include low income, uninsured adults who work in the hospitality industry of Downtown Charleston. The HIP [Hospitality Inclusion Project] Initiative will aim to expand patient eligibility and provide…

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Free Clinic Expands Income Eligibility

Jul 3, 2019 Comments Off on Free Clinic Expands Income Eligibility
February 23 @ 9:13 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is pleased to announce that it has expanded their income eligibility – and is now able to accept even more adults who cannot afford health insurance. The free clinic has increased the income eligibility threshold from 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) to 299%…

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BIFMC Golf Invitational Raises Thousands for Free Health Care

May 28, 2019 Comments Off on BIFMC Golf Invitational Raises Thousands for Free Health Care
February 23 @ 9:13 am

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic (BIFMC), a non-profit organization that provides free health care to uninsured, low income adults who live or work on Johns, James, & Wadmalaw Islands or Folly Beach, hosted their 12th annual Golf Invitational fundraiser on May 13, 2019 at the Kiawah Island Club…

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BIFMC Recipient of The Leon Levine Foundation Grant

May 2, 2019 Comments Off on BIFMC Recipient of The Leon Levine Foundation Grant
February 23 @ 9:13 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is thrilled to announce that it has been selected as one of The Leon Levine Foundation (TLLF) Grant recipients for 2019. The philanthropic foundation, based in Charlotte, NC, considers healthcare proposals from nonprofits improving access to quality care and support services. includes a mission focus…

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BIFMC Community Pillar Profile: Dr. Marta Hampton

Apr 8, 2019 Comments Off on BIFMC Community Pillar Profile: Dr. Marta Hampton
February 23 @ 9:13 am

“I became a doctor to help those who are sick, so that they may smile again and move on with their lives.” -Dr. Marta Hampton, BIFMC Volunteer When it comes to most volunteer organizations, there is often that one person who is known to be a quiet powerhouse; the one…

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