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Help others through ‘Papers for Partners’

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 11:12 am

Those who purchase a copy of The Herald- Chronicle at Walmart will be helping someone receive health care through Partners for Healing, a non-profit, compassionate health care clinic. Part of the proceeds of each Herald Chronicle sold at Walmart in Winchester will be donated to Partners for Healing, which provides free primary medical care for the working uninsured in the area whose household income is less than 200 percent of

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  • ‘Papers for Partners’ fundraiser going strong – helping others

    Posted on May 4, 2015 at 10:42 am

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    Area residents are always ready to step up and help others out as evidenced by “Papers for Partners” — a fundraiser underway to raise money for the Partners for Healing effort. Partners is a non-profit, compassionate health care clinic that is free to those who qualify in the area. Walmart in Winchester is donating part of the proceeds of each Herald- Chronicle sold at their location to Partners for Healing,

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