October 11, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Including You, Inc. Awards Gift to Will-Grundy Medical Clinic
Joliet, IL. – Will-Grundy Medical Clinic (WGMC) recently received a $3,892.15 donation from Including You, Inc. This organization generously donated 60% of their net proceeds from the Family Fun Fest which was held this past July in downtown Joliet. The Clinic does not receive any federal or state funding. The Clinic is 100% donor supported and operates solely on fundraising through grants and donations. For every dollar donated, WGMC can provide upwards of $20 worth of healthcare. By receiving such generous donations, the Clinic can drastically reduce emergency room visits and keep our community healthy.
“We are pleased to support the Will-Grundy Medical Clinic”, said Julia Alexander, President of Including You, Inc. “We are proud to make this donation to the clinic in hopes of helping their continued efforts of serving the Joliet community”, explained Alexander. “Including You’s mission is to empower, inspire, and educate our diverse Joliet area community members. This is a great opportunity to help keep our community strong and healthy”, said Alexander.
“We are so grateful to Including You, Inc. for their generosity and kindness”, explained Shawn Marconi, Executive Director of Will-Grundy Medical Clinic. “It is comforting to know that so many wonderful individuals and organizations believe in and support our mission”, said Marconi. “We are the only free safety net clinic in Will and Grundy Counties. Every individual deserves to have access to healthcare. With the support of our donors, we can help provide that care”, explained Marconi
The Will-Grundy Medical Clinic is a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 organization that provides free medical and dental care to adults who have no health insurance or medical care entitlements and meet prescribed income guidelines. Care is provided by physicians, dentists and other professionals who volunteer their time and expertise to the Clinic. For more information, please visit http://www.willgrundymedicalclinic.org/.