Hepatitis C is
difficult to understand, and there are LOTS of "experts" out there who are more
than willing to take advantage of the uninformed. Please feel free to call our National Support Line
for more detailed and personal attention related to hepatitis C (number listed
The folks who keep the NHCC in operation are
unique people. ALL are volunteers who help fund our daily operations, tend to
our telephone support lines, attend health fairs, and do just about anything
necessary to help the NHCC continue to operate. These folks are required to have
extensive and personal hepatitis C experience behind them before speaking to
patients or family members about the disease, but this is just so we can make
sure that what's shared is honest, trustworthy, and that our reputation remains
stellar and accurate as always.
Times are difficult for most folks and money is
tight. However, we too have significant expenses just keeping the NHCC in
operation, and this is why it's so important that we reach out to good people
like yourselves who will help us remain active for the "cause".
Please remember us in your prayers as well as
with your financial contributions, and we promise that we'll do our very best to
be here when you need us!
The NHCC is a 501(c)3 charitable
Financial donation are tax-deductible.
is an infirmity that carries with it a stigma that affects patients in all areas
of their lives. Misinformation about the disease itself and public
misconceptions contribute to the
discrimination and mistreatment that many of our own are now experiencing from
their places of employment to the offices of healthcare providers they've
entrusted with their health.
that with proper care, hepatitis C is survivable for most people and the purpose of this section
of the NHCC website is NOT to present a "doom and gloom"
view of the disease. Instead, we'd rather share some of the problems that many
of our own have had to endure because of it and discuss how these situations
"A wise man learns from the
trials of others,
while a fool only remembers his own."