The MetroWest Free Medical Program Receives Grant from The Parmenter Foundation

The Parmenter Foundation proudly announces that it has made a grant to The MetroWest Free Medical Program in Sudbury to provide health education to uninsured patients at their Sudbury free clinic with the goal of improving health behaviors and, ultimately, health status.

The MetroWest Free Medical Program was established in Sudbury in 2004 as an outreach program of Congregation Beth El.  It is a volunteer-physician led program providing free health care services to the medically underserved in Metrowest. The program expanded to Framingham in 2008 and created a Vision and a Women’s Health program.  With over 250 volunteer physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, health educators and more, the MetroWest Free Medical Program serves over 1,000 patients per year with over 1,500 medical visits.  For more information, please visit www.metrowestfreemedicalprogram.org

The Parmenter Foundation is an independent non-profit corporation dedicated to creating, supporting, implementing and promoting programs and activities that enhance the health and well-being of the Metrowest communities.  It is their goal to help families better cope with serious illness, death or hardship. The Parmenter Foundation relies solely on private funding to  carry out its mission.  For more information or to give, please visit www.parmenterfoundation.org.