April 13, 2024

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Hope Clinic announces $5.5 million expansion campaign to meet growing needs of Washtenaw County uninsured

YPSILANTI, Mich. – Ypsilanti not-for-financial gain business Hope Clinic declared the general public launch of its $5.5 million Hope For Tomorrow fundraising marketing campaign to increase obtain to its health and fitness solutions.

The corporation offers no-value clinical, dental and psychological health and fitness care expert services, food items distribution and incredibly hot meals to uninsured and underserved local community members in Washtenaw and Western Wayne counties.

“Every day a lot more and additional people are hurting and falling via the cracks,” reported Doug Campbell, Government Director at Hope Clinic, in a release. “People in want deficiency accessibility to healthcare and dental care, family members do not know where their upcoming meal is coming from, and people struggling from a mental health disaster do not know where to convert.”

“Many have started to ask us, ‘Can our local community do what it normally takes to guarantee no-just one is forgotten?’”

Hope for Tomorrow will assist the firm to far more than double the variety of people today it serves by growing obtain to its well being services from 11,000 local community customers each year to 25,000 by 2025.

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The fund will double the capacity of Hope Dental Clinic, the only totally free dental clinic in Washtenaw County, Hope Clinic explained. The target is to do away with waitlists for companies for its clients, all of whom do not have dental insurance coverage.

Featuring supplemental assets for psychological and behavioral well being services are a further aim of the fundraising campaign. If thriving, the organization will be in a position to provide up to 2,000 shoppers, doubling the variety of people receiving behavioral and psychological wellbeing services, it reported.

The not-for-earnings also programs to boost its existing endowment for prolonged-time period vitality and sustainability. The marketing campaign will increase $2 million to a general endowment and will increase $100,000 to Hope Clinic’s yearly functioning budget.

So much the campaign has elevated $2.1 million toward its intention and is supported by leaders from St. Joseph Mercy Clinic, IHA and Michigan Drugs.

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Hope for Tomorrow is chaired by St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and Livingston President Alonzo Lewis, and Suzanne Lewis IHA CEO Mark LePage, MD, MBA and Heather LePage, CPA and Senior Vice-President and COO of University of Michigan Overall health Procedure-Michigan Drugs T. Anthony Denton, JD, MHSA and College of Michigan Vice-Provost for Educational and College Affairs and professor of Radiation Oncology Lori Pierce, MD.

Hope Clinic is at 518 Harriet St. in Ypsilanti and at 33608 Palmer Rd. in Westland.

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