Holland Free Health Clinic
March 2017
Support HFHC and learn more about what we do at these upcoming events!

Wednesday, April 5
Dental Day with Miles of Smiles 

Monday, April 10
Dental Day with  Miles of Smiles

Tuesday, April 11
Diabetes Alert Day @ HFHC 

Wednesday, April 19
HC @ Community Kitchen 

Thursday, April 20
Pamper and Prayer Foot Clinic

Want to Volunteer?
We have an immediate need for volunteers in the following programs:
Pamper & Prayer:  Nurses, CNA's and administrative support volunteers needed to assist at monthly foot care clinics. Typically held the 3rd 
Thursday evening each month. Must be comfortable interacting with patients in a spiritual setting.
Needs Assessment:  Administrative support volunteers needed to help process paperwork and enter new patient data. Computer/data entry skills and an eye for detail needed
Mental Health: Licensed therapists to provide short term client counseling. Particular need for male counselors to provide care and comfort to our male clientele
Summer Intern:  Opportunity for client interaction while conducting Intake & Assessment interviews with those seeking HFHC services. More information in next months issue. 
Fill out our  Volunteer Survey today to get involved in one of the many unique roles available.
Our Wishlist
Help us stretch our dollars by donating supplies! HFHC appreciates the donations of various items that help us meet the needs of our clients. Our most-needed items are:
Autoclave (for sterilization of dental program supplies)
New/used behind-the-ear hearing aids
Over the Counter Reading Glasses strengths +1.50, +2.00, +2.25, +2.50

and more!
Visit our Wish List for additional items we're wishing for and instructions for sending your donation in.
Our Mission: His Service
"Those are the needs I see being met every day; people coming in with a need and walking out with a smile."

Take a short break from your day to watch this impact-ful video.
HFHC hosting Diabetes Alert Day open-house
On Tuesday, April 11, HFHC's will host its 6th Annual Diabetes Alert Day. Stop by this free event between 10:30am-1:30pm for diabetic health information including management and healthy lifestyle tips, blood  glucose testing, urine protein screening, blood pressure checks, BMI calculation and diabetic home foot care demonstrations.
At 11:30am guests are invited to enjoy a diabetic friendly cooking demonstration provided by local registered dietician and personal chef, Jen Plaggemars. Samples and recipes will be provided. There will also be a representative to help individuals apply for Medicaid. HFHC is happy to welcome back our community partner Walgreen's and the Holland Farmer's Market. In addition to the many give-a-ways, guests will also have the opportunity to win a free diabetic cookbook. 
Great Food for a Great Cause!

Our bi-annual event "Eat Bread to Raise Dough" will be held at Panera Bread (3067 West Shore Drive, Holland)  on April 11 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm. W hen you show this flyer (printed or electronic version) a  percentage of your dinner purchase will go toward programs and services at HFHC. 
Support your favorite nonprofit and l et Panera Bread do the cooking - it's never been easier! Bring your friends, family, and a flyer and gather around the table for delicious bread-bowls, sandwiches, soups, and salads. The more people who attend the event with a flyer, the greater percentage of sales we receive. See you at Panera Bread.

Donate a Smile: A Campaign to Secure Health Programs for the Underserved

It's that time of year again! Our annual Donate a Smile Campaign will begin with a kick-off event on Thursday, April 27, 2017. This critical effort will ensure HFHC continues to be an integral part of the local health care system by providing basic services to people who would otherwise go without care. Visit our website for information about the  2016 Donate a Smile Campaign or visit our Registration Page to sign up for the event.