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Fabric-of-Community-award-winnersMatthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic recently announced the recipients of the 2014 Fabric of the Community Award. The annual award recognizes outstanding dedication and ongoing support of Matthew 25. This year, the organization is recognizing Dr. Jim and Judy Frey for their longtime service and commitment to community wellness.

Dr. Jim Frey has diligently served the Matthew 25 clinics for over 20 years and has been a beacon of light in the Fort Wayne community. He shows kindness in caring for the needs of the less fortunate while maintaining a future-focused vision of comprehensive community health prevention, education and treatment.

As Jim’s dedicated partner, Judy has helped make her husband’s work possible. She has also made her own special contributions as a Matthew 25 volunteer. Together, the Freys truly represent the generous and compassionate spirit of Matthew 25.

The Fabric of the Community Award was formally presented at the Art & Soul event on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the Arts United Center. The annual event raises funds to help cover yearly operating costs for the Matthew 25’s medical and dental clinics. Last year, over 300 people attended the event, raising more than $107,000 for the organization.

About Matthew 25
Matthew 25 is a nonprofit, Gospel-inspired primary healthcare clinic serving over 6,000 uninsured and low-income area residents each year. Since 1976, the clinic has been the only full-time regional resource offering free medical, dental, vision and hearing services under one roof. For more information, visit matthew25online.com.

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