Entries by Ginny Sigle

COVID-19 Response

A Note from Our CEO March 23, 2020 To our Faithful Volunteer Family, Who would have guessed three weeks ago that we’d be where we are today? Life has been altered perhaps permanently in many ways and as we navigate the uncertain waters ahead, some things have not changed: How much we appreciate YOU…all of […]


With the arrival of COVID-19 on our doorstep, LVIM will continue to be a critical resource to the community. Working together to keep our community safe and healthy, LVIM is planning and prepared to face the new normal that lies ahead.  In these uncertain times, LVIM is keeping the doors open to our current patients, […]

Gut Feeling

by Caroline Benitez While many of us are used to making decisions based on a gut feeling, it takes more than intuition to know your risk of colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the digestive tract- specifically, cancer occurring in the large intestine (colon) or rectum. Roughly 148,000 new cases of colorectal cancer […]

2019 Nonprofit of the Year

LVIM is incredibly honored to have received the Nonprofit of the Year Award at the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce Honors event last week!  The applications were judged by Executives of Chambers from around the country. Without our volunteers, staff, board members and the community this would not be possible. This is one of the BEST […]

Healthy Hearts

by Caroline Benitez At Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine (LVIM), we strive to put heart into everything that we do. When it comes to getting our patients on track toward good health, understanding their heart health is the best place to start. According to the CDC, nearly 75 million adults in the United States live with […]