In celebration of National Health Center Week, Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. (NCHC) in Newark, NJ will be hosting an event Friday, August 10th at 11 AM ET. Direct Relief CEO, Thomas Tighe and Vice President, Philanthropic Investment Anthoula Randopoulos will be in attendance to honor the work of community health centers alongside NCHC staff. Guest speakers for the event include U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, U.S. Senator Ronald L. Rice, Council President, Donald Payne Jr., and Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer
Newark Community Health Centers, Inc., a network of federally qualified health centers, has provided comprehensive primary care services to children and adults who reside in Greater Essex County and surrounding communities for over 25 years. NCHC defines CARE as Compassion, Appreciation, Respect, and Excellent service to patients and commitment to providing quality health care to individuals, regardless of their ability to pay. With seven health centers serving more than 19,000 patients, NCHC is one of the largest non-governmental providers of comprehensive primary care services in the county, with a specific mission to serve the uninsured and underinsured. NCHC’s goal is to meet the health care needs of the communities in which they serve and help people live stronger, healthier and happier lives.