Who: Organized by Blau Family Chiropractic & Integrated Wellness. Volunteers through health providers, civic groups, churches, businesses, families, government agencies and other agencies.
What: Touched Twice Portage- mirroring Touched Twice United Clinics, whose mission is “to meet the basic needs of our neighbors. Touched Twice –is a Christ-centered, faith based organization that strives to bring healing and hope to the community. Act[ing] as a catalyst, mobilizing volunteers from local churches to host free clinics that strive to meet the medical, spiritual, and physical needs of the guest – all on a budget of ZERO dollars!”
Currently, Touched Twice Clinics “offer a range of services- dental services, medical services, family portraits, food pantry, a hot lunch, clothing drive, counseling, chiropractic care, massages, face painting, therapy dogs, and more.”
What we would like to provide here, at Touched Twice Portage, is Medical care, in the form of: diabetes screenings, blood pressure readings, sports physicals, health education, and referrals. Chiropractic care through adjustments and manipulations. Dental care, through screenings and cleanings. Spa services: haircuts, and mini- massages. Financial counseling. Family portraits. St. Vincent De Paul, the Portage Food Pantry, Columbia County Health & Human Resources, will be present to promote the services they offer. We would also like to provide all participants and volunteers a free hot lunch.
Where & When: Tentatively St. Mary’s School Gymnasium; April 29th. “The clinic is a one day event, on Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Volunteers are recruited from the community to provide services for the guests. On the day of the clinic, we would hold a volunteer training at 9:00, prior to the opening of doors.” We would need volunteers from 9:00 am – 3: 00 pm, in two, 3 hour shifts. 9-12, and 12-3.