BETHESDA ALLIANCE

Mission

The purpose of the Bethesda Alliance is to support and promote the Bethesda Health Clinic of Tyler, Texas by functioning as a fundraising and volunteer service group.

Special Contributions and Service Opportunities

Since 2008 the Bethesda Alliance has been providing services that assist the critical work of the clinic. Today, more than 160 members donate their time to the clinic and spread the word about this important cause. Contributions include:
• Hosting the annual Birthday Bash fundraising event which celebrates Bethesda’s birthday.
• Volunteering at one of the Hangers of Hope Thrift Stores, the proceeds of which benefit the patients of Bethesda.
• Preparing thousands of “swag bags” for participants in the annual FRESH 15 race, hosted by Brookshire Grocery Company, the proceeds of which benefit many non-profit agencies in the East Texas area.
• Volunteering in various capacities at the Tyler and Lindale clinics.
• Representing Bethesda at health and mission fairs.

Membership

Yearly membership for the Alliance is only $25 a year or $250 for a lifetime membership. Mail your check (made out to Bethesda Alliance) to:

Bethesda Alliance
409 W. Ferguson St.
Tyler, TX 75702

To become a member, contact the Alliance president by emailing alliance@bethesdaclinic.org.
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Meetings

The Bethesda Alliance meets at 11:30a.m. the third Tuesday of the month from September to May at Holly Tree Country Club located at 6700 Holly Tree Dr. in Tyler. Reservations for the meeting are required. RSVPs must be received by 12:00p.m. Friday before the Tuesday meeting. Cost of lunch is $16 cash or check at the door.

Bethesda Alliance 2019 – 2020 Officers

Executive Committee Officers

President – Virginia Finklea
Co-First Vice President – Connie Hunsley/ Nancy Harris
Second Vice President – Linda Cole
Secretary – Linda Cheadle
Treasurer – Barbara Hubbard
Parliamentarian – Doris Sharp

Standing Committees

Bethesda Liaison – Teri Sawyer
Birthday Bash 2019 – Gina Butler
Business Development, Lindale – Ann Hossley

Appointed Committees by the President

Clinic Credits – Emily Wilson
Contacts/Reservations – Joyce Lynn Arrington
Devotions – TBA monthly
Door Prizes – Floy Haddox/ Ruthie Dumas
Events – Reeda Brattlof/ Sandy King
Hangers of Hope – Ann Boland/ Pamela Wade
Hospitality – Margaret Turman/ June Epp
Sunshine:
Birthdays – Lisa Jones
Cards – Lela Eaves
Yearbook – Linda Cole, Megan Riaz
Telephone Callers – Barbara Laminack (Chairman), Marlen Curry, Rose Tallent

2019-2020 MEETING DATES

ALL GENERAL MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT HOLLYTREE COUNTRY CLUB

SEPTEMBER 17, 2019 – 11:30
OCTOBER 15, 2019 – 11:30
NOVEMBER 19, 2019 – 11:30
DECEMBER 17, 2019 – 11:30
JANUARY 21, 2020 – 11:30
FEBRUARY 18, 2020 – 11:30
MARCH 17, 2020 – 11:30
APRIL 21, 2020 – 11:30
MAY 19, 2020 – PRESIDENT’S TEA – 2-4PM

NOTE: THE BETHESDA BIRTHDAY BASH – SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 – 6:30 PM

HOW YOU CAN HELP

DONATE
Gifts from donors like you enable hardworking, low-income people in the Smith County area to have access to affordable health care. You can DONATE TODAY from this website, send a check made out to "Bethesda Health Clinic" to 409 W. Ferguson St., Tyler, TX 75702, or by emailing Diane Thomason at dthomason@bethesdaclinic.org to learn about other options.
PLANNED GIVING
There are many ways to give to the future of Bethesda Health Clinic, and gifts of all sizes are welcome. You may designate your gift for general purposes or for a specific area of the Clinic’s work. You may make your gift all at once or you may pledge it over time. You may make an outright gift today using almost any type of asset, or you can make a gift later through a bequest or other planned gift.
SPONSOR AN EVENT
Bethesda Health Clinic holds two fundraising events each year, Dr. Luke and the Birthday Bash. Sponsorships are available for both the these events. If you are interested in sponsoring an event, please contact Diane Thomason at dthomason@bethesdaclinic.org.
VOLUNTEER
Bethesda Health Clinic partners with many skilled volunteers in the community to deliver healthcase services to the neighbors we serve. Volunteer opportunities may be available in an area that may be of interest to you. These areas include Admissions, Front Desk, Medical professional, Dental professional, Document processing and more. For more information or to apply online, click here.
JOIN THE BETHESDA ALLIANCE

The purpose of the Bethesda Alliance is to support and promote the Bethesda Health Clinic of Tyler, Texas by functioning as a fundraising and volunteer service group.

Yearly membership for the Alliance is only $25 a year or $250 for a lifetime membership. Mail your check (made out to Bethesda Alliance) to: Bethesda Alliance, 409 W. Ferguson St., Tyler, TX 75702.

To become a member, contact the Alliance president by emailing alliance@bethesdaclinic.org.

INVOLVE YOUR CHURCH
To see more patients, Bethesda Health Clinic is open on some Saturday's fully staffed by members of a Tyler area church. If your church has doctors, dentists, nurses and administrators as members, talk to us about hosting a Saturday Clinic.
DONATE TO HANGERS OF HOPE
Your donations to Hangers of Hope Thrift Store support your friends and neighbors who are patients at Bethesda Health Clinic, and they also support people in developing countries.  Hangers of Hope has two donation centers, at our Superstore located at 920 WSW Loop 323, Tyler TX 75701, and at our Highland Village store located at 3826 Troup Hwy, Suite J, Tyler, TX 75701. Our friendly donation center staff will gladly unload your donations from your vehicle.  Drop off Times are: Monday-Saturday 9am-5:30pm.  For more information visit hangersofhope.com.
SHOP AT HANGERS OF HOPE
Hangers of Hope sells a wide variety of items at affordable prices! All proceeds from sales at Hangers of Hope benefit the charitable mission of Bethesda Health Clinic. By supporting Hangers of Hope, you make it possible for Bethesda Health Clinic to provide high quality health, dental and wellness care at affordable prices for our hardworking neighbors. The Hangers of Hope Superstore & Donation Center is located at 920 WSW Loop 323, Tyler, TX 75701, and Hangers of Hope Highland Village Store & Donation Center is located at 3826 Troup Hwy, Suite J, Tyler, TX 75701.

PLEASE DONATE TODAY

Bethesda Health Clinic is a 100% community funded ministry.