Author: Cathy Patenaude


First-time Care4 Breast Cancer 5K Sponsorships are discounted!

Hi! Our 2018 Care4 Breast Cancer 5K is four months from today!  And, we offer discounts to first-time sponsors to our event!  If you are interested, please email Cathy Patenaude at We would love to welcome you to our great cause, and join forces to bring awareness to breast cancer and help to local […]

AMVETS, Singleton Family McDonald’s, C.L. Lion’s Club help the clinic

The mission of the clinic, and the ability to provide high quality care to our patients is possible through the support of so many people, companies, and civic groups.  Recently, we have had several local organizations support our patients. Cary-Grove AMVETS Pearl Harbor Memorial Post #245 contributed $1,100 to our breast fund.  The Post members […]

Our June volunteer providers ROCK!

We are honored to have these fine volunteers with us for June 2018!  Thank you for all you do! Sarah Ferguson, Dr. Mowery, Dr. Skopec, Dr. Riggs, Dr. Judy, Dr. DeHaan, Chrissy Hepperlen, Dr. Lesser, Jerry Sullivan, Dr. Gogineni, Dr. Bremer, Dr. Kakish Dr, Hagenbruch, Dr. Browne, Dr. Palliser, Dr. Szurek, Dr. Heaton, Lisa Herndon, […]

5 months from today! Care4 Breast Cancer 5K

Our 18th annual Care4 Breast Cancer 5K is 5 months from today.  Please mark your calendar, invite family & friends, and join us as we bring awareness to breast cancer, and raise funds for our breast care fund. Our uninsured patients tend to forgo regular tests and screenings because they cannot afford them.  That is […]

Crystal Lake Lions Club teams up with clinic

The Crystal Lake Lions Club has teamed up with the clinic to make eye glasses and exams available for patients of the clinic.  Kathy Rauch, Volunteer Director of FHPC and Randy Funk of the Lions Club are pictured below at a Lions Club meeting where Kathy spoke about the clinic. We thank the entire Lions Club membership […]

YOU helped to raise $100,126.000 at our gala auction!!!! Thank YOU for being a hero to our patients in need.

Yes, it is true, through your generosity and compassion to care for those less fortunate, you helped to raise $100,126.00 at our gala auction this past Friday.  Our Blue Jeans & Bling gala was attended by 230 friends of the clinic.  Our silent auction became a source of bidding frenzy as we neared 8:30p.m.  Our […]

Bid at our online gala auction without attending our gala!

It is simple to bid, go to and follow the easy create-an-account tips. Then, you are all set to bid (and bid often)!  Online bidding is open until 8:30p.m. on Friday, April 13th If you have any questions about the mobile bidding process, please contact Carrie Holtz at 779.220.9303 or   THANK YOU FOR […]

Our gala is sold out, thank you!

We have received an overwhelming response to our gala fundraiser! The gala is sold out. We are humbled and honored to be supported by so many.   Thank you.    

#ILGiveCommunity – May 3, 2018 – Our Campaign

Support our Giving Day during a 24hour marathon on May 3rd!  Please donate today Patients who come to the clinic are unable to afford medical care.  Therefore, in addition to their checkups, they also rely on the clinic for their labs and medications.              The #ILGIVECOMMUNITY campaign for the clinic is here When a patient has a chronic […]

Sharing a donor statement….

“”My wife and I support the FHPC because it meets our criteria for charitable contributions. We have lived in several different areas of the country during our 46 year of marriage.  Wherever we have been we look for local organizations that are well managed, that make a serious effort to use our contributions to actually […]