Skip to main content

News & Events

Newsroom

Third Street Clinic publishes blog posts and a newsletter to acknowledge donations, announce memorials and tell the stories of the people we see and serve every day. If you are interested in receiving our printed newsletter, please contact help4you@thirdstreetclinic.org

Third Street Clinic is honored to have been selected as a recipient for the Walmart State Foundation Grant in North Dakota. This generous grant funding was received in late 2017 and has allowed us to expand and support the medication assistance we offer to qualifying clients. Inspire Pharmacy is our partner in the effort to ensure low-income residents of the Greater Grand Forks…

Inspire Pharmacy in Grand Forks will celebrate its one-year anniversary with an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017, at its location downtown at 360 Division Ave. As part of the open house, the public is encouraged to stop in for a light lunch and register for a door…

A new pharmacy in downtown Grand Forks started off small seven months ago. On April 1, its first day of operation, Inspire Pharmacy filled just two prescriptions. But today, it’s filling nearly 50 prescriptions a day on average, which is close to the goal leaders set for the end of the first year of business….

There is still time to join our walk to raise money for medicine for local residents who cannot afford theirs.

http://www.thirdstreetclinicwalk.myevent.com

Third Street Clinic has new hours until September 6 Open 8:30 – 12 Noon Monday – Friday And by Appointment – call during the morning or leave a message in the afternoon. Prescription assistance is available 8am – 6pm Monday – Friday at Inspire Pharmacy Bring Identification and proof of income.

The North Dakota Association of Nonprofit Organizations (NDANO) presented its 2016 Walt Odegaard Leadership Award, Partnership Building Award and Emerging Leader Award on June 1 during the Nonprofit Leadership Conference in Bismarck. The Walt Odegaard Leadership Award is given to an individual who has made a difference by strengthening North Dakota and its nonprofit sector…

Christine Devine passed away on September 25, 2015, at the age of 44. She was diagnosed with Primary Pulmonary hypertension on 1999. Despite facing numerous health challenges and surgeries associated with this condition she pushed herself to “Live Live” enjoying time with family and friends, going to the lake when she was able and, of…

Here’s the Winter 2015 edition of The Miracle Worker! Click here to download!

Here’s the Spring 2016 edition of The Miracle Worker! Click here to download!

A few last windows and a telephone line weren’t installed until Thursday, and there were some bumps in the road along the way, but Inspire Pharmacy is ready for a grand opening Friday in downtown Grand Forks. “We started talking about this probably three years ago over at Third Street Clinic,” head pharmacist Judy Swisher said….

The Giving Hearts Day online fundraising event, hosted Thursday by Dakota Medical Foundation, Impact Foundation and Alex Stern Family Foundation, raised a preliminary figure of more than $8.2 million through 37,109 donations at impactgiveback.org. Contributions to this year’s event surpassed last year’s $6.9 million. The projected top three charity fundraisers, out of the total 326…

The opportunity to donate to local charities through the Giving Hearts Day fundraiser starts Thursday. Twenty-five Grand Forks and East Grand Forks charities are working together to raise awareness of the online-only event. Charities are promoting the 24-hour event in part through events from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Choice Health and Fitness and…

A very generous donation was made in memory of Francis Delisle and Christine Louden. We will honor their memory by helping our neighbors get the health services they need, including affordable prescription medication.

The Medica foundation announced it has awarded Third Street Clinic a grant for $5,000 to support the vision services program of Third Street Clinic. Combined with the Myra foundation and donations from the local Lion’s clubs, we hope to provide close to 80 pairs of glasses for our neighbors in need. New glasses can mean…

Inspire Pharmacy in Grand Forks is looking for 2 pharmacists and 2 technicians. Inspire Pharmacy is a new social enterprise business which is a joint venture between Third Street Clinic and a local pharmacist. Inspire Pharmacy will be open to all in the Grand Forks community with a particular objective of serving downtown residents. Sliding…

Tucked away in a nondescript building in downtown Grand Forks is the Third Street Clinic, a nonprofit focused on health care for the area’s low-income residents with resources like prescription assistance and vision services. The organization has served 798 unduplicated clients this year as of the end of November, compared to the more than 800…

Renae Frovarp, 36, is a single mother of three children, ages 6, 9 and 11. With rent, insurance, groceries, bills and other expenses, it can be hard for the Grand Forks woman to make ends meet. But she’s far from the only one struggling to stretch her dollars. According to the U.S. Census, 21.8 percent…

About 6 percent of households in Polk County use public assistance, and Sarah Winter’s home is one of them. Without it, the 31-year-old East Grand Forks resident said she would be dead. As a severe asthmatic, she needs medication that can run hundreds or even thousands of dollars a month—something Winter said she can’t afford…

Here’s the Fall 2015 edition of The Miracle Worker! Click here to download!

Sincere thanks to the congregation of Hope Evangelical Covenant Church for their very generous donation to Third Street Clinic. We are proud to work together with Hope Church to serve our neighbors in need. We are grateful for the consistent support we receive from our local faith community. We couldn’t do our work without you….

This month the Third Street Clinic Board of Directors agreed to expand eligibility from 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines to 200% of those same guidelines. What does that mean for the community? Here’s some examples: A family of 1 can earn up to $23,540 and still be eligible for assistance with prescriptions, eye glasses…

Dr. Erlandson’s office squeezed in an emergency dental appointment at the end of their day yesterday for a Third Street client. His symptoms indicated to them the necessity to be seen right away. One his way out, he couldn’t stop repeating, “Thank you so much!” This was by no means an isolated event. Many thanks…