THIS YEAR ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED ON LINE AT THE RAMUSA.ORG WEBSITE. THIS SITE WILL BE OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE CLINTON CLINIC BY MAY 1, 2013.
All of our teams are actively reaching out to Anderson County. If your would like to participate and contact them directly, contact information is provided below:
We look forward to working with you on this exciting project!
The 2011 Anderson County RAM event was extremely successfull. The resluts are posted below.
2011 Anderson County RAM Results Adobe PDF reader is required.
The following video is of our church members remembering and retelling thier experiecnces with the RAM Expedition in Anderson County hosted at First Baptist Church.
Besides working in the Clinic, you can commit goods and services to make the RAM Clinic a success. To serve 300 volunteers and 1000 patients, we will need multiple items. Small and large donations are welcome! If you can help with any portion of any item on this list, pleases contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- 2,000 8-10 oz foam cups
- 2,000 9″ & 6″ foam plates
- 3,000 dinner napkins
- 1,000 cocktail size napkins
- 3,500 plastic forks (medium weight)
- 2,500 plastic spoons/knives (medium weight)
- 1,300 bottles of varied soft drinks (Colas, Sprite, Orange, Dr Pepper – 1/2 diet and 1/2 regular)
- 4,000 8 oz bottles of water
- 1,000 10-16 oz bottles of water
- 50 large boxes of cereal – Cheerios, Rice Krispies, Rice Chex, Total, Corn Flakes
- 20 family size boxes of tea bags
- 250 six-packs of cheese or peanut butter crackers
- Fresh fruit – to be provided at the last minute – 9/20/2013 (100# each of bananas/apples and 70# grapes)
Besides the above, you can commit your church or organization to provide food for 1000 waiting patients each day or desserts for one of 7 meals served to 300 volunteers. Restaurants/Caterers can commit to desserts, cookies, sandwiches, BBQ for one of the meals, buns, individual bags of chips and a host of other opportunities to participate in providing for the needs of the Clinic. For more information, call 865-254-2370.
JOIN THE TEAM, BECOME A COMMUNITY PARTNER!
It is our goal to provide each person receiving dental care, with a packet (in a sealed sandwich bag) that will include:
- Kleenex – individual packets
- Dental floss
- Sealed individual gauze pads
To accomplish this, we need 800 of each item. If you would like to provide any/all of these items or the bags for them, please contact FBC/RAM at 865-254-2370.
The Anderson County Expedition had a County-wide meeting on June 6th. Below are links to pictures and videos documenting the meeting.
Powerpoint Shared at the Meeeting
The Remote Area Medical® (RAM) Volunteer Corps is a non-profit, volunteer, airborne relief corps dedicated to serving mankind by providing free health care, dental care, eye care, veterinary services, and technical and educational assistance to people in remote areas of the United States and the world.
Founded in 1985, Remote Area Medical® is a publicly supported all-volunteer charitable organization. Volunteer doctors, nurses, pilots, veterinarians and support workers participate in expeditions (at their own expense) in some of the world’s most exciting places. Medical supplies, medicines, facilities and vehicles are donated.