VIM Blog

Save the Date – Giving Tuesday 11/28

Chances are, you know about Black Friday and the more recent shopping event, Cyber Monday, but have you heard about #GivingTuesday? Allow me to tell you more... #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities,...

VIM patient recovers from serious injury

STUART-Fainting could be caused by a decreased blood flow to the brain. It could also lead to several injuries to the body. Radha Samaroo was concerned about her health when she started experiencing these issues. Samaroo couldn’t find a solution to this problem and...

Married couple loves volunteering at VIM

STUART — Every little bit helps, whether it's examining a patient or helping with paper work. Volunteers in Medicine Clinic in Stuart consists of more than 100 volunteers. Some don’t have medical experience but still have the desire to help. This is why Jim and Katy...

Free Health Care for the Uninsured presentation cancelled!

Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Clinic's event is cancelled due to hurricane Irma. We will conduct a presentation at the Blake Library at a later date. We'll discuss our services and educate the community about how they can get involved.  

VIM patient healed of breast cancer

STUART- Luz Gonzalez was clueless about Volunteers in Medicine Clinic in Stuart. Once she heard about the VIM Clinic, she wasted no time scheduling an eligibility screening appointment. She became a patient and presented signs of epilepsy. She was treated successfully...

VIM patient cured of hepatitis C

STUART-Life has its highs and lows. Without health insurance, and needing immediate health care, Cecilia Gainey was frightened, and believed she’d reached her life’s lowest point. Gainey had been arrested and sent to The Refuge Ranch, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation...

Wesselman is more than satisfied with VIM

STUART-Happiness brings gratitude and great feelings within. It doesn’t matter what your circumstances are, whether it’s health or finances; finding a way to stay happy is important. This is how Janie Wesselman lives her life and it’s helped her get through a few...

Improving the lives of others

STUART-William Rose couldn’t afford health insurance for years. He didn’t have money to pay for his medicine due to not having a job. His health problems increased. He was seeking a place that could assist him and that’s how he found Volunteers in Medicine in Stuart....

VIM patient gets Medicare

STUART-Imagine going to a place for only one year, but its feeling like a lifetime. Whatever health concerns you may have had were taken care of. You considered this place home because you were able to speak about anything. This is the story of Victoria Rhoades, a...