Carol Long: One of MOM’s first volunteer nurses reflects on service

Carol Long: One of MOM’s first volunteer nurses reflects on service

 June 9, 2022

As Mission of Mercy Arizona gears up for our 25th anniversary celebration this fall, we have captured some special memories from our earliest volunteers. We caught up with Carol Long, now 88, who was among the first volunteer nurses to work with Mission of Mercy back in 1997 when the first clinic opened in Phoenix. Carol more »

Spring Into Wellness Goal Reached

Spring Into Wellness Goal Reached

 May 11, 2022

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 »

Strengthening Communities: Bertha Jimenez

Strengthening Communities: Bertha Jimenez

 October 3, 2021

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 »

MOM In Action

MOM In Action

 June 9, 2021

Historically, the bulk of the work Mission of Mission does in our community is due in large part to the passionate doctors, nurses, interpreters, and administrative volunteers who dedicate their time and expertise at our six clinic locations. Many of these volunteers are retired healthcare workers, and our patients are tremendously blessed to receive their more »

In It Together: A Couple’s Journey with Type 2 Diabetes

In It Together: A Couple’s Journey with Type 2 Diabetes

 April 27, 2021

When it comes to health and wellness, it takes individual strength and determination to make positive changes that impact a person’s overall well-being. However, the support of friends and family cannot be underestimated. And that certainly is the case for Raul and Sonia,* a married couple in their early 60s whose “in it together” attitude more »

In Memoriam: Dr. Charles Levison

In Memoriam: Dr. Charles Levison

 December 22, 2020

In Memoriam: Dr. Charles Levison (“Dr. Charlie”) Earlier this month, we learned of the passing of our beloved long-time volunteer Dr. Charles Levison, affectionately known as “Dr. Charlie” around our clinics. He devoted more than 21 years of compassionate service to Mission of Mercy patients and earned the admiration and respect of staff, patients and more »

Mission of Mercy Unveils New Mobile Medical Unit

Mission of Mercy Unveils New Mobile Medical Unit

 December 10, 2020

PHOENIX (Nov. 9, 2020) – Mission of Mercy Arizona (MOM), a Phoenix-based nonprofit dedicated to providing free primary medical care and medications to those in need, will unveil its new mobile medical unit at North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N. Central Ave. in Phoenix, at 9 a.m. Mon., Nov. 16, 2020. In February 2020, one of Mission of Mercy’s mobile medical RVs more »

Partner Spotlight: Pastor Jack Marslender, Avondale Baptist Church

Partner Spotlight: Pastor Jack Marslender, Avondale Baptist Church

 November 18, 2020

We love working with Mission of Mercy at Avondale Baptist Church, and we are excited that we are celebrating our 10th anniversary of our partnership this month! As a pastor, I preach God’s love constantly. The three themes that I focus on and share with the church every week are that we love God, we love more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Vivian Green, Lead Interpreter

Volunteer Spotlight: Vivian Green, Lead Interpreter

 October 26, 2020

There aren’t many Mission of Mercy Arizona volunteers who can say they’ve been with us since the very beginning, but Vivian Green is one of them! Back in October of 1997, she learned about a new nonprofit called Mission of Mercy (MOM) that was starting up a free healthcare clinic for those in need from more »

Removing barriers to healthcare: Frank’s story

Removing barriers to healthcare: Frank’s story

 September 21, 2020

At Mission of Mercy Arizona, 89% of our expenses go directly to medical care, patient support and education each year. This funding supports patients like Frank*, a truck driver who came to our Avondale clinic after passing out behind the wheel and waking up in the ER to find out he had skyrocketing blood sugar more »

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