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Inspire Pharmacy to host grand opening in downtown Grand Forks

A few last windows and a telephone line weren’t installed until Thursday, and there were some bumps in the road along the way, but Inspire Pharmacy is ready for a grand opening Friday in downtown Grand Forks. “We started talking about this probably three years ago over at Third Street Clinic,” head pharmacist Judy Swisher said….
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Giving Hearts Day raises $8.2 million

The Giving Hearts Day online fundraising event, hosted Thursday by Dakota Medical Foundation, Impact Foundation and Alex Stern Family Foundation, raised a preliminary figure of more than $8.2 million through 37,109 donations at Contributions to this year’s event surpassed last year’s $6.9 million. The projected top three charity fundraisers, out of the total 326…
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Giving Hearts Day fundraiser today benefits charities

The opportunity to donate to local charities through the Giving Hearts Day fundraiser starts Thursday. Twenty-five Grand Forks and East Grand Forks charities are working together to raise awareness of the online-only event. Charities are promoting the 24-hour event in part through events from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Choice Health and Fitness and…
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In Loving Memory of Francis Delisle and Christine Louden

A very generous donation was made in memory of Francis Delisle and Christine Louden. We will honor their memory by helping our neighbors get the health services they need, including affordable prescription medication.

Medica awards Third Street Clinic $5,000

The Medica foundation announced it has awarded Third Street Clinic a grant for $5,000 to support the vision services program of Third Street Clinic. Combined with the Myra foundation and donations from the local Lion’s clubs, we hope to provide close to 80 pairs of glasses for our neighbors in need. New glasses can mean…
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Inspire Pharmacy Hiring 2 RPh and 2CPhT

Inspire Pharmacy in Grand Forks is looking for 2 pharmacists and 2 technicians. Inspire Pharmacy is a new social enterprise business which is a joint venture between Third Street Clinic and a local pharmacist. Inspire Pharmacy will be open to all in the Grand Forks community with a particular objective of serving downtown residents. Sliding…
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Nonprofits find fundraising challenges keeping up with poverty

Tucked away in a nondescript building in downtown Grand Forks is the Third Street Clinic, a nonprofit focused on health care for the area’s low-income residents with resources like prescription assistance and vision services. The organization has served 798 unduplicated clients this year as of the end of November, compared to the more than 800…
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Poverty’s complex nature stretches across borders

About 6 percent of households in Polk County use public assistance, and Sarah Winter’s home is one of them. Without it, the 31-year-old East Grand Forks resident said she would be dead. As a severe asthmatic, she needs medication that can run hundreds or even thousands of dollars a month—something Winter said she can’t afford…
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