About Us

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 7,600 people in Mecklenburg County and is a leader in collaborative efforts to improve community health.

Our Mission

Empowering individuals with limited resources to establish and maintain good health.

Our Vision

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.


Our Core Values

  • 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.