Empowering individuals with limited resources
to establish and maintain good health.
We envision a community that promotes, protects and improves the health and wellbeing of all people.
Care Ring is a vital link in achieving this vision.
Founded in 1955, Care Ring is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing health services for the uninsured, underinsured or those lacking access to affordable, high-quality preventive health care. The organization annually serves more than 7,000 people in Mecklenburg County and is a leader in collaborative efforts to improve community health.
Compassion: We believe every individual deserves to be treated with dignity and kindness.
We are passionate about caring for the people we serve.
Integrity: We act responsibly and ethically in our individual and collective actions, always striving
to be inclusive and open in fulfilling our mission.
Collaboration: We embrace poverty-fighting partners and actively seek partnerships with other
individuals and organizations to best serve those in need.
Empowerment: We strive to empower the people we serve, encouraging them to take responsibility for their health by giving them the tools and the education they need to thrive.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mark Markiewicz, Chairman 2018-2021
Phillip A. Poley, Vice Chairman 2017-2021
William W. Hadley, At-Large Representative 2018-2021
Dean F. Cikins, At-Large Representative 2019-2021
Felicia Barnes 2021-2024
Andrew Bradshaw 2019-2022
Bank of America
Heidi Henderson 2019-2022
Brisa Urquieta de Hernandez 2020-2023
Morgan Hinton 2019-2022
Colleen Hole 2017-2021
Zachary S. Landry 2018-2021
Sam Long, PhD 2021-2024
Tama Morris, RN, PhD, CNE 2020-2023
Queens University of Charlotte
John Scherr MD 2020-2023
Retired Physician/Community Volunteer
Michael Tomsic 2018-2021
Chasty Underwood 2020-2023
Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
Salim Uqdah 2021-2024
Andrea Wages 2021-2024