Drs. Jackie Hobbs, Louis Solomon and Laurie Solomon, were recognized for their service to Helping Hands Clinic.
Helping Hands Clinic is a group of volunteer health professionals who have provided free healthcare to the poor and homeless in Gainesville, Florida since October, 1989. The clinic is staffed by social workers, registered nurses, advanced registered nurse practitioners, physicians, and community service volunteers. Over the years, there have been over 31,000 visits with over 7,500 individuals seeking care. More than half those served are homeless, ranging from months to decades on the streets.