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Yearly Archive: 2020

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Eleven Ways to Support Vida This Season

There are many ways to support the work of Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services in Appleton, the Fox Valley, and across Wisconsin. We rely upon the generosity of donors and our community for us to be able to provide free medical care and parenting and pregnancy support services to thousands of women, men, and children every year. If you’re looking to donate and give back to the community this holiday and Christmas season, here are 11 ideas and ways […] Read More

Vida Provides Essential Services, Support During Ongoing COVID19 Pandemic

Throughout the ongoing, evolving, and challenging COVID19 health pandemic, we’ve remained committed to our mission to empower individuals make healthy life-affirming decisions through education and medical services. We have kept our doors open, grown, and even thrived across all services areas (medical clinic, support services, material support, and youth outreach) even amid the challenging circumstances. Vida is an essential resource, provider, and support to our clients, patients, and the greater Fox Valley community, and this has become all the more […] Read More

LifeLinks Fall 2020

Vida’s Life Links Fall 2020 edition announces Vida’s expansion and move; highlights the recently launched capital campaign; showcases past and upcoming events; provides clinic additions, updates, and donations; and more. Read the Vida LifeLinks Fall 2020.  Read More

Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services Purchases New Building, Will Move to Expanded Campus in Spring 2021

Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services, a free non-profit medical clinic and support services center based in Appleton, recently purchased a new building and campus to enable the organization to expand its services and serve more people in the Fox Valley and beyond. Vida will move from its current location at 526 Wisconsin Ave., Appleton, to the new campus at 720 Association Dr., Appleton, in spring 2021. For 37 years, Vida (formerly Mother and Unborn Baby Care and WomanKind Medical […] Read More

Chip In For Life Golf Outing, Virtual Auction Benefitting Vida Set For September 21

The annual Chip In For Life golf outing and auction benefitting Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services will take place on Monday, September 21 at Ridgeway Country Club in Neenah. Event registration is at 9:30 a.m. The golf outing features hole challenges, games, raffles and great prizes. Golfers will receive a box lunch, dinner, two drink tickets and a complimentary round of golf from Ridgeway Country Club. Dinner-only attendees may arrive 4:30 p.m. to enjoy the cash bar, auction and […] Read More

Vida Medical Clinic Receives Donation from Choose Life Wisconsin

Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services received a nearly $2,000 donation from Choose Life Wisconsin to help support its mission to empower individuals to make healthy life-affirming decisions through education and medical services. Since 2017, Choose Life Wisconsin has been actively assisting medical clinics and pregnancy resource centers in Wisconsin who are on the front lines of meeting the needs of women and families facing unplanned pregnancies and in support of life. Pro-Life Wisconsin and Wisconsin Family Action joined forces […] Read More

Couillard’s Handmade Quilts Bring Comfort to Vida Patients and Clients | The Compass

For years, Little Chute resident Ginnie Couillard has used her sewing talent, creative eye, and generous heart to support Vida and the women and families served by the organization. She makes and donates baby quilts that clients can ‘purchase’ at The Store through the Vida Earn While You Learn program. Read the full The Compass article here about Ginnie’s history of giving and how her donations, and those like hers, bring comfort, care, and warmth to women in crisis pregnancies […] Read More

Vida Executive Director to Keynote Biking for Babies Kickoff Event

Vida Executive Director Anne Tretinyak, J.D., will be the featured guest speaker at the Biking for Babies kickoff event on Sunday, July 12 at Our Lady of Good Help Shrine in Champion, Wis. Biking for Babies Executive Director Nikki Biese will also speak about the mission and impact of Biking for Babies at the kickoff event. For the eleventh year in a row, Biking for Babies is sending out young adults from all sides of the country to spread awareness […] Read More

Feeding America: Eastern Wisconsin to host Farm To Family drive-up food distribution in Fox Valley

Here is a great way to get involved in the community, and help feed those who need it. Per Feeding America’s website: “Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to distribute healthy food directly to high-need areas, free of charge. Quantities are limited and will be given away on a first come, first served basis. Limit ONE box per vehicle unless picking up on behalf of a homebound individual. How it Works: OPEN TO THE […] Read More

Knights of Columbus Donate Ultrasound Machine to Vida Medical Clinic

Vida Medical Clinic received a new ultrasound machine through donations from the Knights of Columbus. “No woman should feel alone and unsupported when facing the realities of an unplanned pregnancy. The Knights of Columbus have been an important partner in our mission to support and lift up pregnant women, and the ultrasound machine is one of the most important pieces of medical equipment in our clinic,” Vida Executive Director Anne Tretinyak said. “We are grateful for their hard work on […] Read More