Monday, March 12, 2012
Helping your neighbors
What do you do if you are employed in a low-paying job and can't afford health insurance? If you live in Memphis, you're lucky -- you go to the Church Health Center.
The program began in 1987 and has been hugely successful. People from all over the U.S. have come to see how and why it has worked so well. One reason is that people don't mind donating to a program that isn't a handout -- it's for people who are employed, but who need a helping hand.
"It's all about helping your neighbors," says founder Dr. Scott Morris.
The ACBL is holding it's Spring NABC beginning later this week. There's more to a bridge league than just playing cards and having fun. Today, we donated $5000 to this worthy program and one of our NABC sponsors, Challenger Corporation (see image above), donated $1000.
Above: Everybody is all smiles -- why not? Giving to a worthwhile cause is a feel-good thing. The man in the center of the front row is Dr. Morris.
Above: The Wellness Center is part of the Church Health Center program.
First two photos were taken with my Canon 40D, and the last two taken with my P&S.