NAFC Blog

September 08, 2016

The National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) and Direct Relief today announced the formation of a $300,000 awards program to recognize and support innovation and continuity in care among the nation’s more than 1,200 Free and Charitable Health Clinics.

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June 17, 2016

A Response of Love, Support and Determination from Sheri Wood, NAFC Board Member and Past Board President...

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June 07, 2016

The NAFC has released two informational documents to provide an overview of what Free and Charitable Clinics are as w

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June 01, 2016

At the NAFC 1-day C.A.R.E. Clinic this past April, over $1 million in health care services was provided to more than 1,100 people in the Dallas area who struggle with access to affordable health care.  

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February 16, 2016

We’ve all been there… New Year’s Day making a huge resolution to lose 25 pounds, go to the gym 7 days a week, stop ea

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January 06, 2016

Today, the House of Representatives under the rules of reconciliation sent a piece of legislation repealing the Affor

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November 24, 2015

After we give thanks and eat some turkey on Thanksgiving, shop the deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there is a way give back to others that need our help – by participating in Giving Tuesday!  Giving Tuesday is a national movement that focuses on giving back to those in need. 

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November 13, 2015

The NAFC is excited to share two ways that you can give back to our organization while doing your holiday shopping!!  First, we are excited to introduce our Bravelets page: https://www.bravelets.com/bravepage/NAFC.  Another option to support the NAFC while shopping this holiday season is through AmazonSmile!  You shop, Amazon gives!!

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November 06, 2015

Last week the NAFC held the 2015 NAFC Charitable Health Care Symposium.  This 10th annual meeting of the organization was held at the beautiful Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Palm Springs, California.  This year the meeting had approximately 350 attendees, with 35 states and over 126 clinics from across the country represented!

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September 21, 2015

Last week the House of Representatives approved H.R. 3134 the Defund Planned Parenthood Act by a vote of 241-187.  This bill would invest an additional $235 million in FQHCs to support women’s health.  There is discussion that there could be additional funding available for other safety net medical providers such as Free and Charitable Clinics.

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