Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Recent Grants Provide Continued Funding to Tackle Chronic Condition                   In Arizona alone, nearly 600,000 adults are living with diabetes and one in every three adults is completely unaware they have pre-diabetes, a condition in which your body does not properly respond to insulin resulting in higher-than-normal more »

Catching Up With Elena Konerko

Catching Up With Elena Konerko

In celebration of MOM’s 25th anniversary, we visit with first nursing director in Arizona As part of MOM AZ’s 25th anniversary celebration, we’re visiting with past and present volunteers, patients, staff and community partners who have been integral to MOM’s mission over the years. We recently connected with Elena Konerko, who was MOM AZ’s first nursing more »

From Patient to Donor

From Patient to Donor

MOM helps Paul Treadwell with skin cancer diagnosis As part of MOM AZ’s 25th anniversary celebration, we’re visiting with past and present volunteers, patients and community partners who have been integral to MOM’s mission over the years. Today we connected with Paul Treadwell, who was a MOM patient for a decade and now gives back to more »

My Trip to Israel: Finding Similarities a World Apart

My Trip to Israel: Finding Similarities a World Apart

By Shoshana Simones, Community Engagement Manager    Last month I embarked on a 10-day professional development trip to Israel. The trip was part of my participation in a two-year fellowship through the Hadassah Women’s Organization to focus on building healthcare connections for women and underserved individuals, which aligns perfectly with our mission here at MOM.   more »

Sonora Quest Labs Receives Lifetime Cornerstone Award

Sonora Quest Labs Receives Lifetime Cornerstone Award

Former AZ Health Partnership Fund board member shares her inspiration for getting involved   When Kim Fleurquin, Chief Risk Officer for Sonora Quest Laboratories, got involved with Mission of Mercy more than two decades ago, a part of her passion for the mission stemmed from a deeply personal healthcare crisis that her family faced. Following more »

Mission of Mercy Celebrates 25 Years of Delivering Free, Quality Healthcare to Arizonans in Need

Mission of Mercy Celebrates 25 Years of Delivering Free, Quality Healthcare to Arizonans in Need

Mission of Mercy Celebrates 25 Years of Delivering Free, Quality Healthcare to Arizonans in Need Sonora Quest Laboratories, Banner Health, CenterWell Pharmacy and Dignity Health, to Receive Awards Mission of Mercy Arizona, a Phoenix-based nonprofit dedicated to providing free primary medical care and prescription medications to those in need, will celebrate its 25-year anniversary with more »

Thank You Volunteers! 25th Anniversary Reception

Thank You Volunteers! 25th Anniversary Reception

Special thanks to all who attended our volunteer appreciation gathering in October 2022! We are grateful to be supported by so many dedicated current and former volunteers over the past 25 years. Here are some photos from that event:

Dr. Smith Reflects on 24 Years with MOM

Dr. Smith Reflects on 24 Years with MOM

For Mission of Mercy’s long-time Medical Director Dr. Brad Smith, surprisingly, his career as a naturopathic medical doctor wasn’t what he intended to do upon graduating from college. In fact, it’s his second career! He started his medical schooling at age 34 after spending more than a decade as a family therapist. It was during more »

Catching up with Rachel Oesterle

Catching up with Rachel Oesterle

AZ Health Partnership Fund President shares how clinic tour inspired her As part of MOM AZ’s 25th anniversary celebration, we’re visiting with past and present volunteers, board members, patients and community partners who have been integral to MOM’s mission over the years. We recently connected with Rachel Oesterle, who has worn many hats for MOM more »

Catching up with Marisue Garganta

Catching up with Marisue Garganta

As part of MOM AZ’s 25th anniversary celebration, we’re visiting with past and present volunteers, patients and community partners who have been integral to MOM’s mission over the years. Today we connected with Marisue Garganta, who served as Director of Community Health Integration for St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, one of MOM AZ’s longest-standing community more »

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