Mesa Clinic Assists Kenyan Woman with Life-Saving Medications

Mesa Clinic Assists Kenyan Woman with Life-Saving Medications

Many of Mission of Mercy’s patients are referrals from current or former patients who hear about the services MOM provides from friends or loved ones. That was the case for Johanna*, 49, who was born in Kenya and came to Arizona in February 2021 to visit her sister, who was graduating from nursing school. For more »

MOM Receives Humanitarian Award

MOM Receives Humanitarian Award

Earlier this spring, Mission of Mercy was honored with the Humanitarian Award by the Arizona Interfaith Movement at the 15th Annual Golden Rule Awards Banquet for the 15,000+ pro bono hours of care provided by our volunteer medical professionals to the working poor and uninsured. We were privileged to receive the award alongside a few more »

Spring Into Wellness Goal Reached

Spring Into Wellness Goal Reached

Our inaugural Spring Into Wellness 1-mile walk and health fair was held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Sat., March 26, at North Phoenix Baptist Church. We are happy to note that thanks to our sponsors and donations, we reached our $5,000 goal! Every dollar raised will help support the operation of our six mobile healthcare clinics more »

#AZGives Day: Invest In Us

#AZGives Day: Invest In Us

For 24 hours beginning at noon today and continuing through noon April 6, Arizona residents from all walks of life will demonstrate kindness and generosity, and foster a sense of community by participating in AZ Gives Day, an event to encourage philanthropy in Arizona. We humbly ask for your support of Mission of Mercy as part of more »

MOM Type 2 Diabetes Patient Battles Unhealthy Weight Loss with Support

MOM Type 2 Diabetes Patient Battles Unhealthy Weight Loss with Support

Seven months of focused healthcare and prescription medications is what it took to change Thomas’ life and put him on the path to a healthier future. Thomas* first came to Mission of Mercy’s clinic at North Phoenix Baptist Church in June of 2021 around his 57th birthday after losing his job, and consequently his health more »

Register for Spring Into Wellness

Register for Spring Into Wellness

Mission of Mercy’s Spring Into Wellness Walk & Health Fair is on March 26th, 2022. We are excited about this in-person event! The event will be located at the south end of the North Phoenix Baptist Church campus from 9:30 to 11:30 AM on Saturday, March 26th. Individual walkers and teams can now start registering more »

Simple Tips to Prevent Heart Attacks

Simple Tips to Prevent Heart Attacks

What is a heart attack? A heart attack happens when the heart cannot get the oxygen and nutrients it needs to properly work.  Every heart attack can be different. However, most heart attacks start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort of the chest.  There may also be pain in the arms, back, neck, jaw, or more »

Elisa’s Story: Produce Bags Support Diabetes Patients

Elisa’s Story: Produce Bags Support Diabetes Patients

Clinic days are always packed, with many patients arriving as staff and volunteers first set up. By noon, the rush has passed and our on-site diabetes educator, Cecilia Chapman, RDN, CDCES is preparing to leave. One recent clinic day saw Cecilia running late. She happened to still be on site when a patient walked into more »

Strengthening Communities: Bertha Jimenez

Strengthening Communities: Bertha Jimenez

At 91, Bertha Jimenez ranks as Mission of Mercy’s most seasoned volunteer. She has dedicated her time since 1997 faithfully serving as a medical interpreter primarily at the Mesa clinic. A dear friend introduced her to Mission of Mercy and Bertha saw that the need for Spanish- speaking interpreters was great. As a teacher’s aide more »

Empowering Patients: Lee and Chandra

Empowering Patients: Lee and Chandra

Glendale residents Lee and Chandra have been married for 33 years and have six children along with demanding work schedules. Although they are both gainfully employed, like millions of Americans, they find themselves unable to afford healthcare and ineligible for government assistance. “The monthly premiums are like a mortgage payment and the deductibles make it more »

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