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Expanding Access to Healthcare

March 6, 2017 | Impact Stories

Piedmont Access to Health Services (PATHS) is a nonprofit community health center based in Danville with locations in Chatham, Martinsville, and Boydton (Medically Underserved Areas) which offers primary care services including pediatrics. PATHS’ vision is to be a catalyst for change, making a healthy life possible for everyone. The center serves all patients regardless of their ability to pay and 40% of their patients are uninsured. PATHS decided to increase its Danville facility to expand …

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Jim’s Local Market

March 6, 2017 | Impact Stories

Jim Scanlon, an experienced grocer with more than 40 years in the industry, opened a full-scale grocery store in the city of Newport News in May of 2016 with VCC’s help. This community-focused private/public partnership was established to create living wage jobs, stimulate economic activity, and provide access to healthy and affordable foods. The store is 28,000sq ft. full-service grocery store offering fresh produce, prepared foods, salad bar, deli, traditional grocery staple items. Jim’s Market …

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