VIRGINIA GARCIA MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

Rating: 3.33 stars   3 reviews

Issues: Health

Location: PO Box 568 Cornelius OR 97113 USA

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Rating: 5 stars  

I first learned about Virginia Garcia about three years ago. After learning about what they do - provide health care to those who need it most - I was glad to make a donation. I've had the opportunity since to visit a clinic, meet their providers, and learn more about the thousands of people who rely on Virginia Garcia for health care. I've made several donations since, the last a week ago, and I am glad to have the opportunity to donate to such a worthy cause.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Grow - to provide more people with better care.

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 4 stars  

I have followed this group for decades, and always been impressed with their dedication to their clientele and to the work they are doing. I read the one other review, and it is apparent that the individual was poorly served by them. On the other hand, I have seen first hand the long hours and hard work of those involved with their clinics, and feel that the overwhelming majority of the clients are very grateful for their services.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Quite well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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Rating: 1 stars  

This place is a joke!! I am a full time student with a part time job and I have no insurance. I have several health issues which require constant care. This so-called charitable organization who told me that it would be a month and a half to two months wait to be seen left me waiting for almost six months to get an appointment and saved me a whopping $23!! I was charged $82 for a doctor to talk to me for 15 minutes and $50 for one blood test!! If this is how they help people who are uninsured and have medical needs...they might as well have kept their help!! If I knew it was going to cost me that kind of money to be seen, I would have went to a real doctor six months ago instead of waiting. My aunt has a general practitioner who charges $60 for an initial office visit and only makes new patients wait two weeks to get in. I'm glad I'm not dying of something requiring constant attention or I would have died waiting for these people to "help" me!!! On the up side the doctor I met with was very nice and seemed genuinely concerned but that did not help my financial situation at all.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

McMinnville, Oregon

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Re-evaluate the financial guidelines they use to decide their sliding scales and make the clinic a little more accessible to people who need their help.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A little

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

No

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Badly

How did you find this group?

Referred by the emergency room.

What, if any, change in your life has this group encouraged?

To not bother to get medical help because I can't afford it!!!

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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