ABOUT HANDS OF HOPE
At Hands of Hope Medical Clinic, we offer 100% free medical care to residents of Yadkin County between the ages of 18 – 64 who have no insurance and are not receiving Disability, Medicare or Medicaid. We provide medical care as it would be received at a typical medical clinic. This includes treatment for hypertension (high blood pressure), diabetes, common infections, and other diseases or conditions. We also have access to many lab tests to assist our providers in diagnosis and treatment. If necessary, we also have relationships with other community resources to find the health care services you may need. We do not provide or distribute controlled drugs or substances. We speak Spanish! (Nosotros hablamos español).
To provide a medical home to the uninsured and those unable to obtain healthcare from other sources.
Hands of Hope Medical Clinic is a non-profit organization supported by local healthcare professionals, private citizens, businesses, churches, and human service agencies that offers free healthcare to the uninsured adult population of Yadkin County. We are guided by the footsteps and principles of love and compassion demonstrated by the life of Jesus Christ and believe everyone deserves access to a quality life which includes good health.
Deliver healthcare in a respectful and dignified manner to all who seek our services
Treat all we serve with compassion in a manner that glorifies God
Assist our patients unconditionally within the constraints of the clinic’s resources and policies
Promote independence, well-being and self-sufficiency
Be good stewards with the resources that are given to the clinic in order to provide care to the most patients possible
Our Board Members
Patty Williams, F-NP, Board Chair
has been a nurse practitioner for over 20 years. She has a servant’s heart and has volunteered for many nonprofits through the years. She currently works for Novant at Yadkin Medical Associates, Yadkinville.
Michael Williams CRNA, MSN, Founder
was born in Yadkin County. During nursing school Michael realized there was a need for a free clinic to provide health care for residents of Yadkin County who were uninsured. Michael owns Twin City Anesthesia and lives in Clemmons, NC.
Dr. James McGrath, MD, Medical Director
is also medical director for Yadkin County Medical Clinic. Dr. McGrath has a private practice in Yadkinville and has volunteered for many years at the clinic.
Jeff Kadylak, Director of Finance
is new to the board. He is an engineer and works for AT&T. His expertise is in finance and IT.
has been a resident of Yadkin County for 30 years. She has owned and operated Assisted Living Facilities for 30 years as well as a medical supply company. She has a great understanding of healthcare and the challenges people face on a daily basis regarding healthcare.
Amanda is a Marketing Manager by day and dabbles in real estate rehabbing by night. Her favorite thing to do is make old things new and shiny. Amanda and her husband, Danny, have been married for 20+ years and still like each other! While they have no human children, they do have a French Bulldog named Na’vi that is an unorthodox cross between an impassive lapdog and Cujo.
is the mother of founder Michael and board member Melissa. She has volunteered from the beginning of the clinic and worn many hats. Her most recent position was Volunteer Coordinator.
Melissa Combs, CFP, MBA
is a Senior Partner with The Chase Combs Private Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors. She is the founder’s sister and her family currently lives in Yadkin County.
Dr. Mary Katherine Taylor, DDS, ADA, NCDS, AIAOMT
is a Yadkin County native who returned to the area after graduating from dental school. She is in private practice in Yadkinville and is volunteering her time to serve on several boards in the community including the Yadkin County Health Advisory Board.
Sat Kaur Khalsa
retired from the blood bank at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin, NC. She has volunteered in the laboratory at our clinic since 2017.
Megan Diffenbaugh, RPh
has been a pharmacist for ten years. She currently works as a clinical pharmacist at Yadkin Medical Associates. She loves helping her patients and supporting her community.
Malia Williams, Esq
is an attorney based in Davie County, practicing real estate law for properties located in Forsyth, Davie, Yadkin and surrounding counties. Malia is an active member of the Junior League of Winston-Salem and strongly believes in the importance of investing in one’s community.