Free Eye Exam and Glasses Available for Fire Victims

Update: Due to inclement weather, the Lions Charity Vision Clinic for displaced fire victims scheduled for today (1.7.17) at Boyd's Bears in Pigeon Forge has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule in the near future. People displaced by the Sevier County wildfires at the end of November can get a free eye exam and free eyeglasses, thanks to Smoky Mountain Lions Charities. The charities' mobile vision lab will be set up on Saturday, Jan. 7 at the former Boyds Bear building in Pigeon Forge, w...
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A Letter From Mountain Hope

*Please note that we can no longer accept donated medications. December 2, 2016 Dear Friend of Mountain Hope, This morning, I am sitting at my kitchen table, completely overwhelmed.  The last 72 hours have brought death and destruction to the community I love, but they have also brought wave after wave of generosity and grace and hope—these things come in spades in Sevier County-- it is something I have learned over the twenty years that I have called this place home.  People here rally, an...
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Country Tonite to Host Sevier County Days to Benefit Mountain Hope

     Pigeon Forge, TN – Country Tonite is having area appreciation days November 5th – November 13th offering a $10.00 ticket rate to all area residents of Sevier and surrounding counties.  Kids 12 & under are Free. Proceeds will benefit the Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic. Showtimes are 8:00pm each night and additional 3:00pm shows on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.   Country Tonite’s Smoky Mountain Christmas promises a little bonus for everyone. The first half of the show ...
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Physician’s Assistant Joins Clinic Staff

Mountain Hope's new physician's assistant got his training in an unexpected place -- the U.S. Coast Guard. Jason Brackins, PA-C (the C stands for Certified) grew up in Gatlinburg. He loved the water and fishing, so after school he joined the Coast Guard. He trained as a nurse in 1998. The Coast Guard sent him to Physician's Assistant school at Fort Sam Houston, TX from 2001 to 2003, and he's worked as a PA since then. Recently he retired from the Coast Guard after 24 years' service. He and...
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Kaitlyn Baker Sings for Hope

Rising country star Kaitlyn Baker's concert at The Island in Pigeon Forge on Sept. 23 doubled as a fund-raiser for Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic. Our thanks go to the Pepper Palace, which sponsored the free event, and especially to Will Castro, who organized the details. We also wish to thank Ole Smoky Moonshine for providing the concert stage at their Barn at The Island and for promoting the concert. Our gratitude also goes to the generous Ms. Baker and her band, who supplied talent...
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Magic and Mindreading Show to Benefit Mountain Hope

Purchase Tickets Online Now.  Very Limited Seating Available. Fancy a little magic, mindreading and mayhem during the week of Halloween? Erik Dobell and Chris Collins of Impossibilities show in Gatlinburg are putting on a special benefit Shocktober show for Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic on Monday, Oct. 24.  “A Night of Hope and Magic” will showcase the Shocktober theme the performers are using all month. Dobell is a master mentalist, creating the illusion of reading minds. Collins is t...
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Texas Roadhouse Hosts Fundraiser for Mountain Hope

SEVIERVILLE -- Wouldn't it be wonderful to donate money to a good cause while eating a luscious steak or tasty ribs? Diners at the Texas Roadhouse in Governor's Crossing will do just that on Sept. 20. The restaurant is offering a Dine to Donate night that will benefit the non-profit Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic. Ten percent of eligible restaurant sales between 5 and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 will go as a donation to Mountain Hope. For their meal to be eligible, guests must present ...
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Volunteers Needed to Wrap Gifts

Mountain Hope Gift Wrap Event at Ole Smokey Moonshine
Only about 115 shopping days to Christmas! (Written Aug. 31) Now is the perfect time to schedule an activity that helps others while dovetailing perfectly with your Christmas shopping. Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic is looking for volunteers to wrap gifts for a couple of hours starting on Black Friday (November 25) and continuing every day through Christmas Eve. Proceeds will benefit the non-profit clinic, which serves Sevier County residents and employees with no health insurance. ...
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Clinic Works with Health Department on Immunizations

You may not know that August is National Immunization Awareness Month, but the staffs of Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic and Sevier County Health Department are already very aware of it. The Clinic and the Health Department collaborate closely this and every month to ensure that as many of their patients as possible have all the immunizations they need to keep them healthy. When a patient comes to the Clinic requiring immunization, "we try not to duplicate services, so we refer all our ...
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