About Us

The Bicol Clinic Foundation is a humanitarian effort to bring medical attention to people who have never received "first world" health care. The Bicol Clinic Foundation establishes itself as a provider of medical care to under served areas on a small scale- one village at a time.

The Bicol Clinic Foundation wishes to forge cooperation between American medical training and third-world medical problems. Our goal is to provide excellent medical care to all those who present themselves at our doors.

The Bicol Clinic Foundation, (BCF) a qualified 501 © (3) organization, was organized in 2006 by a group of Dr. Mitchell Schuster’s patients to assist him in his extraordinary humanitarian efforts to bring medical attention to people who have never received “first world” health care. We wanted to make it possible for Dr. Schuster and his associates to undertake these journeys with the solid financial backing necessary to have the supplies and equipment that along with their loving care, would make a major difference in the lives of the hundreds of local people they treat. At the Bicol Clinic, we are proud to say that the vast majority of the funds we raise are devoted to making these missions possible…with the bare minimum spent for administrative expenses.

Our long term goals are to:

    1. Have a fully-functioning hospital in the Philippines
    2. Develop an internationally-recognized TB program as well as other clinic sites in the third-world
    3. Expand our rapid response disaster relief team

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Privacy Policy

Effective 10/30/2011

Our Commitment To Privacy Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

The Information We Collect: This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the [Bicol Clinic] website. On some pages, you can order products, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone Number
  • (etc.)

On some pages, you can submit information about other people. For example, if you order a gift online and want it sent directly to the recipient, you will need to submit the recipient's address. In this circumstance, the types of personal information collected are:

  • Name
  • Phone Number
  • (etc.)
The Way We Use Information:

We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.

We use the information you provide about someone else when placing an order only to ship the product and to confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.

We offer gift-cards by which you can personalize a product you order for another person. Information you provide to us to create a gift-card is only used for that purpose, and it is only disclosed to the person receiving the gift.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.