Mission of Mercy expands dental program with new state-of-the art- mobile Dental Clinic

Mission of Mercy expands dental program with new state-of-the art- mobile Dental Clinic

 November 5, 2018

The U.S. is experiencing a massive dental crisis. One third of Americans struggle to access the most basic dental care, according to The Washington Post article (May 2017). Most of these individuals have no dental insurance at all which forces them to pay out of pocket, rely on charity and emergency care or leave their […]

Mission of Mercy Earns 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating

Mission of Mercy Earns 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating

 November 5, 2018

Cartoonist Bob Thaves (of “Frank and Ernest” fame) said this of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers: “Sure, he was great, but don’t forget that Ginger Rogers did everything he did…backwards and in high heels.” As a healthcare provider, Mission of Mercy is a lot like Ginger Rogers, providing high quality healthcare for our patients in […]

Holiday Thoughts

Holiday Thoughts

 December 15, 2016

By Linda Ryan, Executive Director The calendar may say that Christmas only comes once a year, but for the patients of Mission of Mercy, Christmas arrives every time our mobile medical van arrives at their clinic site. That is because in bringing much needed health care, dental care and prescription medications to the those who […]

Beyond the Headlines

Beyond the Headlines

 September 23, 2016

By Linda Ryan, Executive Director Amid the wall-to-wall election coverage of late, you may have missed the other headlines that reported that two major health insurers have decided to drop out of the public health exchanges. Both United HealthCare and Aetna announced that they are vastly reducing their participation in the “Obamacare” exchanges. Aetna is […]

Something to sink our teeth into

Something to sink our teeth into

 August 9, 2016

By Linda Ryan, Executive Director As we noted in the first story in this e-newsletter, Mission of Mercy is thrilled to have received a commitment of $250,000 from the Kahlert Foundation in support of our $1 million goal to purchase and equip a new dental van to serve the needs of our community. This generous […]

Double the Impact of Your Donations to M.O.M.

Double the Impact of Your Donations to M.O.M.

 April 29, 2016

Have you been thinking about donating to M.O.M. but haven’t gotten around to it?  Now is a great time! We have two generous financial opportunities and we need your help! A $15,000 matching grant from the Ausherman Family Foundation A $10,000 matching grant from Jim Lane, in memory of his wide and our dear friend […]

Mission of Mercy’s Food Distribution Begins at March 21 Clinic

Mission of Mercy’s Food Distribution Begins at March 21 Clinic

 March 10, 2016

Thanks to Mission of Mercy’s partnership with the Maryland Food Bank, we will again begin distributing food to our patients on Monday, March 21, at the Frederick Clinic at Frederick Church of the Brethren, 201 Fairview Ave. Last year, we distributed 46,000 pounds of fresh produce as well as packaged foods to more than 1,500 patients and their […]

Linda Ryan to Return as Executive Director Of Mission of Mercy

Linda Ryan to Return as Executive Director Of Mission of Mercy

 October 30, 2015

Linda Ryan, a former member of Mission of Mercy’s national board has been named as the new Executive Director of the healthcare nonprofit organization’s Maryland/ Pennsylvania program. Ms. Ryan had served as Mission of Mercy’s Executive Director from 2006- 2009, at which time she resigned to care for her ailing elderly father. “Having Ms. Ryan […]

Share Your Leadership

Share Your Leadership

 November 8, 2013

It’s no accident that Mission of Mercy staff is always thanking our legions of volunteers.  They’re the ones who provide the experienced and Loving medical and dental care, along with the administrative support that keeps our mobile medical clinic serving at six clinic sites in Maryland and southern Pennsylvania. Without their skills and dedication, we […]

Mission of Mercy Gala Raises $65,000 to Support Mobile Health Clinics

Mission of Mercy Gala Raises $65,000 to Support Mobile Health Clinics

 September 10, 2013

Mission of Mercy Gala Raises $65,000 to Support Mobile Health Clinics Our annual gala, “Bubble Ball, An Evening of Elegance and Giving,” raised more than $66,000 for patient care.  This was a sold out event with 180 attendees, and we sincerely thank the greater Frederick community for coming together to support the life-saving work we […]

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