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RAM Clinic Statistics, etc

 Our volunteers assisted patients with at least 2,705 medical services:
  • 705 patients  
  • 1365 dental services
  • 616 medical services
  • 724 vision services
  • An estimated $275,000 in volunteer value
  • An estimated $250,000 savings in patient services
  • Made 2 immediate referrals for 1 critical patient and 1 "alert" result
  • Diagnosed 15 patients with glaucoma, 3 at a critical stage

The Meherrin Ruritan club fed about 765 volunteers over 3 days; serving over 2100 meals to at least 368 persons at one time.

RAM of VA Staff & Core Volunteers

Al Reavis, Food Coordinator

Andrea Mora, Communications

Bill Herrington, Ambassador

Claressa Strawn, Core Lead

Deborah Burkett, Core Lead

Elise Brown, Core Lead

Elizabeth Cunningham, Communications

Evan Scisson, Pharmacy & Core Lead

Glenda Creath, Core Lead

James Givens, Ambassador

Jean Blackburn, Core Lead

John Holtcamp, Ambassador

Karen Faison, Medical Director (dental)

Linda Burnette, Medical Director (medical)

Lue Ward, Ambassador

Mckinley Jordan, Ambassador


Marc Vaneck, Vision Lead

Michelle Thomas, Narcan Lead

Michelle WhiteHurst-Cook, Medical  & Core Lead

Noreago Drumgoole, Core Lead

Polly Cole, Medical & Core Lead

Purlie Banks, Ambassador

Richard Gilbert, Core Lead

Ricky Frances, Core Lead

Sara Cariano, Communications

Shelby Cornick, Ambassador

Takisha Carr, Core Lead

Trina Evans, Communication

Tommy Council, Ambassador

Wendy Wright, Core Lead


OUR Southside RAM was not about “FREE” but about “ACCESS” and having access at no out-of-pocket cost!  Finances aren’t always available to take care of our teeth, buy glasses, or get those necessary medical x-rays due to life circumstances, fixed incomes, deductibles, etc.  So, thank you Obici Foundation and Greensville Memorial Foundation and the attached list of community donors for allowing us have a RAM of Virginia experience!  A RAM of VA experience is an experience that doesn’t care about your income, if you’re insured, your age or more. A RAM of Virginia experience says, "come, if you need help, come...." - meet your local doctors and obtain knowledge to prevent and protect for the future.

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