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Through the UCSD Foundation, a certified 501(c)3 organization with Federal Tax I.D. number 95-2872494, all donations to the Student-Run Free Clinic Project are tax deductible to the extent of the law.

General donations to the UCSD Student-Run Free Clinic Project can be completed by using our secure online system. Click here or the "Donate Now" button below to make a donation. 

Note: You may include a specific aspect of the clinic that you would like to support in the "Instructions" portion of the donation form (e.g. mental health services, general operating funds, social work and case management, food program, etc). 


We also offer donation opportunities specific to different projects occurring in the Student-Run Free Clinic Project:

Student-Run Free Dental Clinic: Dental care, in addition to mental health services, is the greatest unmet medical need in the nation. We are honored to be able to provide free restorative dental care to our patients. Donations to this fund will provide support for the Student-Run Free Dental Clinic. Please click here for more information on the clinic. DONATE NOW

Student-Run Free Clinic Project Annual Fundraiser: Donations to the SRFCP annual gala will be deposited to this fund to support the operation costs of the Student-Run Free Clinic. DONATE NOW

Student-Run Free Clinic Project Alumni Fund: UC San Diego medical students support for the Student-Run Free Clinic Project at UC San Diego. Donations to this fund will be used to support patient care and mission support (see the video below for additional information). DONATE NOW

Barbara Stegemann Memorial Fund: Barbara Stegemann was an outstanding Free Clinic Volunteer early in the history of the clinic. Heartfelt and hard-working, passionate and compassionate, she dedicated years of service to the Free Clinic. She died before she was able to realize her dream of going to medical school. In her memory, her parents (who have recently passed away) created the Barbara Stegemann Annual Award to honor a dedicated pre-medical volunteer who embodies Barbara's qualities of comittment and service. DONATE NOW

Eduardo S. Fricovsky Endowed Scholarship: Donations to this fund will support an annual stipend to be awarded to a pharmacy student who has or intends to commit to the success of the student-run free clinics in San Diego, or similar clinic for economically disadvantaged or under-represented minority families in Southern California. DONATE NOW

Learn more about our UCSD Medical Student Pledge Campaign:




We would be honored by your support of the Student-Run Free Clinic Project to make a difference in the lives of underserved patients. The following represents a small sample of how your gift impacts care: 

  • $50,000 would provide care for 50 patients for a year. 
  • $30,000 would provide lab tests for 1000 free clinic patients for one year. 
  • $20,000 would provide medications, including insulin, for one year for 200 diabetic patients. 
  • $15,000 would provide diabetes test strips and meters for 300 diabetic patients. 
  • $10,000 would provide full dentures for 25 free clinic patients. 
  • $5,000 would provide ultrasounds for 60 women. 
  • $2,500 would provide needed transportation for 50 patients. 
  • $1,000 would provide needed medications or immunizations for 10 patients for one year.

A message from Dr. Ellen Beck, Founding Director: UCSD Student-Run Free Clinic Project