2018 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign

The Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) is here! Last year, UVA employees generously donated over $65,000 to the Free Clinic through payroll deduction. The Free Clinic was one of the largest recipients of CVC campaign funds in the state.  We are grateful for state employees who contribute to the Free Clinic through the campaign.  Together, […]

Fresh Farmacy – Food as Medicine

Fresh Farmacy, a partnership with the Local Food Hub, was featured on NBC29.  The program helps our neighbors in need adopt healthy food choices and control diet-related diseases. A diet rich in vegetables and fruits can lower blood pressure, reduce risk of heart disease and stroke, and help control blood sugar which can help keep […]

Want help to stop smoking?

Join the Charlottesville Free Clinic and other community partners for the fall session of Quit Smoking Charlottesville.            

Taking Steps to Prevent Diabetes

“The Free Clinic saved my life” Last August, Tasheda made an appointment with Tish Polgar-Bailey, the Free Clinic’s Nurse Practitioner. Her weight had continued to climb and had gotten as high as 309 pounds. She was experiencing significant pain in her feet and ankles. At her first appointment, she expressed concern about becoming diabetic. Diabetes has affected […]

Young Leaders from Africa Visit the Free Clinic

An impressive group of Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders recently met with Free Clinic’s Executive Director and members of the Philanthropy Team to learn more about our work to expand access to health care for the uninsured in Charlottesville and ideas on fundraising that they could bring back to their respective organizations. The […]