Stehouwer Free Clinic Receives More Than $17,000 in Grants

The Stehouwer Free Clinic in Cadillac recently received three grants to help meet the health needs in the community.

The clinic received a $1,900 grant from Great Lakes Energy People’s Fund and a $1,000 grant from the Missaukee Area Community Foundation for referral programs. Blue Cross Blue Shield also awarded a $15,000 grant to be used for overhead expenses.

The clinic says these grants are what keeps their services free.

“It’s wonderful to able to have these grants awarded to us,” said Stehouwer Free Clinic office coordinator Cindy Watkins. “It helps us get through and provide these free services to people who have no insurance, or under insured and meet the poverty guidelines that are part of our criteria.”