Tri City Health Partnership names executive director

The Tri City Health Partnership board recently named Danielle Ward as executive director for this nonprofit dedicated to providing quality medical and dental care to residents of central Kane County that do not have the means to pay. She will collaborate with the board as well as the staff and volunteers to advance the mission of the clinic.

“I am thrilled to be joining Tri City Health Partnership. The work TCHP does is so important and helps so many people in our communities. I believe everyone should be able to see a physician or dentist when needed,” Ward said. “Finances should not be a barrier to health care. Tri City Health Partnership makes health care happen for hundreds of people. It is an honor to be a part of this organization’s story.”

Ward, a resident of Elgin, has over 20 years of professional experience serving nonprofits. She is coming to Tri City Health Partnership from AONL Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research and Education serving there as a director as well as previous experience with Markland and consulting. She has years of experience in fundraising and philanthropy work.

“We are excited about the energy and positivity that Danielle brings, as well as her support of serving families in need. Her background in public health, fundraising, and team development will be valuable to the organization,” said Kelly Miller, board chair.

About Tri City Health Partnership:

In 2001, Tri City Health Partnership was founded by a small group of dedicated professionals, who understood the vital need for quality, affordable health care for all. Since then, hundreds of compassionate volunteers have provided over 30,000 hours of free medical and dental care to the community.

Since this time, Tri City Health Partnership has provided the Kane County area families services such as teeth cleanings, X-rays, fillings, crowns, fluoride treatments, extractions, flu shots, treatment for diabetes, high blood pressure, strep throat, etc. Medications are also provided free of charge with these visits if needed.

The mission of Tri City Health Partnership is to provide quality health care in an environment of mutual respect, to members of the community without the ability to pay for services. We promote better life choices through education and preventive care to foster the growth of the whole individual. We continually strive to live our values: Compassion. Caring. Advocate. Community. Team.

This nonprofit organization is an active member of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics and the Illinois Association of Free and Charitable Clinics.

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