Blood Donor and Blood Recipient Meet

We all know in our heads that our blood donations make a difference, but how often do we get to really SEE how our donations impact our community? On Giving Tuesday, FAiTH hosted Community Blood Centers Of the Ozarks at our facility for a blood drive. From those donations, we learned how one donor directly helped another community member. So, … Read More

Treating The High Cost of Diabetes

poverty and diabetes

I was stunned to learn that my childhood friend was the subject of a FAiTH Impact story in our clinic. I discovered from Facebook that he was now living in Branson, far from the rural Minnesota towns where we grew up. At ten or twelve, he enjoyed playing his dad’s bass guitar. Eventually, he found a career in the music … Read More

#Hope4Health: More Than A Slogan

hope for health

It was just days before Thanksgiving. As I walked out of the clinic and into the patient lobby, my eyes were drawn to a solitary figure, waiting patiently. Typically, I acknowledge a patient and keep on moving, chasing that ever-growing list of to-dos in my office. But since he was the only one there, it seemed rude not to attempt … Read More

Caring For Our Neighbors In The Tough Times

mother and toddler in kitchen

Missouri has the second-lowest Medicaid eligibility threshold in the nation. Families with a dependent in the household cannot earn more than about 22% of the federal poverty level (FPL) to qualify. For a family of four, that amounts to $480 per month. At minimum wage, that is less than 12 hours per week. Single individuals or couples without dependents are … Read More

Partnering For A Healthier Community

faith community health clinic collaboration

Faith Community Health makes a huge difference in the lives of the people we serve, most of whom have been left out in the cold in our current healthcare system. Many would not be able to access even the most basic medical care, let alone prescriptions for chronic illnesses. Why? Because there are no public healthcare safety nets for people … Read More

Loving All Means Serving All

Affordable healthcare for everyone. Just what does that mean? Faith Community Health was founded by people of faith with a vision for fulfilling Christ’s command to “love your neighbor as yourself” through healthcare. Our vision statement captures the spirit of this with the phrase ‘Sharing God’s love through whole-person care.’ FAiTH’s mission statement helps define this more clearly with the … Read More

Meeting The Needs Of Uninsured Employees

FaithCare is meeting the healthcare needs of uninsured employees. During this time when everyone is concerned about their health, we are excited to be in a position to help. Employers recognize that COVID-19 concerns add to the stress that employees face when they don’t have affordable access to healthcare. Donors want to ensure that their contributions are making an impact … Read More