Panama City, FL –
PANAMA CITY, Florida (WMBB) – A local organization received a generous donation on Friday to help mobilize its cause.
BASIC Northwest Florida, a Panama City-based organization that helps community members in neighboring counties living with HIV / AIDS and hepatitis C, received a total of $ 20,000 in donations for a mobile medical unit.
PanCare Florida donated $ 10,000 and the St. Joe Community Foundation also donated $ 10,000.
Valerie Mincey, president and CEO of BASIC NWFL, said the mobile unit will provide free and confidential testing to individuals, as well as the marketing of their organization and the services they provide.
“With the mobile unit, we will be able to go to areas where there is no public transport or where people have no transport and will literally be able to take these tests or services in private and with confidence.” , Mincey said.
She also said BASIC still needed donations to help pay for the vital but expensive mobile unit.
Visit the BASIC NWFL website to learn more about how to support their organization.
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