Author: Cathy Patenaude


Donors, thank you!!!

When we gathered together at our gala on April 12th, we had a lofty goal of raising $100,000.00 for our patient care. We asked you to gift to our patients the medical care that they need to improve their health. Optimal health allows our uninsured patients to move along in reaching their full potential at […]

Online bidding – join in, it is easy!

Our gala bidding online goes live April 5th. It is simple, easy, and fun! Join the other bidders and get excited about winning great items and awesome experiences. You will be benefitting uninsured clinic patients. It is a win-win! CLICK HERE TO BID ONLINE

IL Free Clinics Day on Capital Hill, FHPC represented

FHPC Executive Director, Suzanne Hoban, and Nurse Manager, Pat Montemurro, met with several legislatures during #ILFreeClinicsDay on Capital Hill in Springfield on March 20, 2019. They advocated for the positive impact free and charitable clinics have on healthcare in the state. And, they shared views on access to healthcare and what Family Health Partnership Clinic […]

Congressman Sean Casten visits FHPC

We welcomed Congressman Sean Casten on March 18th and were impressed with his interest and concern about access to healthcare. He had a desire to learn what Family Health Partnership Clinic provides for our local community and to understand our 22 years history. It was a positive visit and we appreciate the Congressman’s time.

Project: Get the Word Out

We estimate that 20,000 people in McHenry County do not have health insurance and we try our hardest to get the awareness of the clinic out to the public. But, we realize we cannot do this alone and need the help of others. We need you to help us get the word out. Please tell […]

National Free and Charitable Clinics 2018 survey results

The 1400 free and charitable clinics recorded 6 million patient visits in the U.S. throughout 2018. Free and charitable clinics are an important part of the health care system in our country. The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics conducted a survey in 2018 and here are the findings.

We are grateful for our March volunteer providers!

Each month, local providers volunteer their time to care for our patients. This volunteerism makes the cost to operate the clinic possible. They are selfless and caring beyond measure. Thank you to: Dr. DHaan, Dr. Gorgolione, Jerry Sullivan, Dr. Skopec, Dr. Kakish, Dr. Lesser, Denise Smith, Dr. Gogineni, Chrissy Hepperlen, Dr. Bremer, Dr. Mowery, Sarah […]

Karina’s life is better thanks to you.

Karina lives in Island Lake with her family and needed to see a doctor but she knew she could not afford to see a physician. She asked several people about where she could get help and one of her friends told her about the clinic and her positive experience. In August of 2016, Karina had […]

Gala Sponsor Partners make it happen

We couldn’t bring 300 friends of the clinic together for our gala fundraiser without the contributions of our sponsor partners. Catalent Pharma Solutions LLC – Woodstock has just joined us a top sponsor partner this year! We are thrilled to introduce new Catalent representatives to our mission! Thank you Catalent! Northwestern Medicine – Centegra has […]
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