Toni Thompson, JTCHS
Luisa Martinez , Sonshine Communications
Support the Jessie Trice Community Health Foundation, Inc. on November 16th during Give Miami Day 2023
(Black PR Wire) Providing funding and support for developing healthcare access and healthcare provider education lies at the core of the mission of the Jessie Trice Community Health Foundation Inc.
Building on its 36-year heritage, this not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization was established to promote the provision of medical care, treatment and health education to the general public. It also aims to support Jessie Trice Community Health System’s initiatives to reach the underserved and uninsured population.
On Thursday, November 16th, from midnight until 11:59 p.m., the Jessie Trice Community Health Foundation, Inc. is one of many organizations accepting contributions during The Miami Foundation’s “Give Miami Day!”
“Every penny is used to support Jessie Trice Community Health System’s initiatives to reach the underserved,” said Sherwood DuBose, Chair of Jessie Trice Community Health Foundation’s Board of Directors. “No amount is too small.”
This year, the Jessie Trice Community Health System’s five target donor areas are:
- The Fatima Zafar Medication Assistance Fund - This fund assists uninsured/underinsured patients with chronic illnesses in obtaining medication.
- The Annie Neasman Scholarship Fund - Established to support high school seniors pursuing a degree in the field of science.
- Healthcare/Health Provider Sponsor - This fund is for donors interested in sponsoring a patient, group of patients, healthcare provider, or community health worker.
- Annual Toy Drive - Established to provide toys to children of all ages during the Christmas Holiday season.
- The Jessica Clyne Fund - This fund was established to continue the rehabilitative work for the women of Reaves House who are being treated for substance use.
To make a contribution, please visit https://www.givemiamiday.org/organization/jtchf
About the Jessie Trice Community Health Foundation, Inc.
Jessie Trice Community Health Foundation, Inc. (“JTCHF”), is a not-for profit 501 c 3 organization organized in 1985 to promote the provision of medical care, treatment and health education to the general public and to support Jessie Trice Community Health System’s initiatives to reach the underserved and uninsured population. For more information, visit jtchf.org.
About Jessie Trice Community Health System, Inc.
The Jessie Trice Community Health System, Inc (JTCHS) is one of Miami-Dade County's preeminent federally qualified community health centers, governed by a remarkably dedicated Board of Directors (51% of which are users of the medical and dental services) and a diverse, incredibly talented, committed family of providers and staff. The 1st Federally Qualified Health Center in the state and 5th in the nation, JTCHS is a Florida 501 (c) 3, not-for-profit organization that has been serving Miami-Dade County since 1967. JTCHS served its first patients from a trailer. Now, fifty-four (54) years after its founding, JTCHS owns and operates eleven 11 Comprehensive Primary Care centers, a 40 bed Women's Residential Center for substance use, and is located in one (1) university and forty (40) school-based health suites. JTCHS knows and specializes in comprehensive health, offering a myriad of services to improve the health of the community. This includes but not limited to: dentistry, family medicine, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, behavioral health, transportation, healthy start, obstetric & gynecological care, school-based health, community health promotions, health & wellness center, pediatrics, and ancillary services. For more information on the Jessie Trice Community Health System, call 305-637-6400 or visit jtchs.org. In addition, to stay connected with news and information about their services and facilities, follow Jessie Trice Community Health System on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @JessieTriceCHS.
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