Remote Area Medical has been offering free dental attention since 1985
Founded in 1985 by Stan Brock Remote Area Medical (RAM) serves as a nonprofit that helps people in need all over the world (within the US and abroad)
According to their website:
“Our mission is to prevent pain and alleviate suffering by providing free, quality healthcare to those in need. We do this by delivering free dental, vision, and medical services to underserved and uninsured individuals.”
They serve by moving and setting up mobile clinics to offer volunteer based: medical, vision, dental and even veterinary attention.
-Since 1985, more than 740,000 men, women, and children and more than 67,000 animals have received free care.
-More than 120,000 individuals have volunteered since 1985.
-More than $120 million of free medical care has been provided in the past thirty-three years.
The service is completely free and open to EVERYONE. No screening questions or identification required. If you need help the will help you! No matter what.
usually clinics will start at 6 AM, but due to the high volume you need to be early and grab a numbered ticket form 3 AM.
They are located at:
2200 Stock Creek Blvd Rockford, Tennessee 37853
Telephone: 865.579.1530 Fax: 865.609.1876 Email: email@example.com
They are always in the need of help. If you want to help them there are three things you could do.
– Donate: Either by credit card, bank transfer and even Paypal every donation helps. More details here: https://www.ramusa.org/donate-now/
– Volunteer: Everyone can help. If you would like to help others you are more than welcome to become part of their volunteer team. More details here: https://www.ramusa.org/volunteer/
– Community host: If you would like to bring help to your remote community via Remote Area Media (RAM) you can be the liaison between your community and RAM to help mobilize, host, recruit and organize the medical clinic in your village, town or city. More details here: https://www.ramusa.org/bring-ram-to-your-community/
Here is a list of the next free dental and medical clinics:
Jefferson County, Tennessee @ Strawberry Plains Presbyterian Church
Aug 25 – Aug 26 all-day
Fentress County, Tennessee @ South Fentress Elementary School
Sep 8 – Sep 9 all-day
Lake Charles, Louisiana @ Lake Charles Civic Center
Sep 15 – Sep 16 all-day
Sep 18 – Sep 26 all-day
Lee County, Virginia @ Lee High School
Sep 22 – Sep 23 all-day
Pahrump, Nevada @ Nye Communities Coalition
Oct 5 – Oct 7 all-day
Grundy, Virginia @ Riverview School
Oct 6 – Oct 7 all-day
Bradenton, Florida @ Manatee Technical College
Oct 13 – Oct 14 all-day
Deer Lodge, TN @ Abner Ross Memorial Center
Oct 13 all-day
Charleston, West Virginia @ Bible Center School
Oct 20 – Oct 21 all-day
You can keep up to date with their schedule here: https://www.ramusa.org/clinic-schedule/