Grant Recipients
Grant Type: 

Charis Health Center

$17,200
Grant Amount: $50,000 and under
Grant Term: 1 Year
Feb 20 2014

Charis Health Center is a faith-based primary healthcare clinic that serves  medically uninsured residents of Wilson County, Tennessee.  The Center opened January 14, 2008 in Mt. Juliet, TN.  The mission statement is "Charis Health Center seeks to serve compassionately the health needs of the uninsured that live in Wilson County."  The grant requested in this application will be used to fund salary and payroll benefits for the main Nurse Practitioner on staff.   120 out of 150 (80%) chronically ill patients will receive affordable medication through the prescription assistance program by the end of the grant period. 120 out of 180 (67%) patients with blood pressure at 140/80 or higher will have improved blood pressure readings by the end of the grant period. 

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