Mercy Health Clinic ( is a community-based health clinic that provides free medical care, health education and medications to uninsured, low-income adult residents of the county. The clinic’s medical services are delivered by volunteer physicians and a small staff of health professionals.

Headquartered: Gaithersburg

Serves: Montgomery County

What a donation buys:

  • $250 covers the cost of a mammogram and follow-up support for five patients.
  • $1,000 provides ongoing coordinated treatment, nutrition education and lifestyle education support for 100 patients who are managing diabetes, obesity
    and/or hypertension.
  • $10,000 provides free medications and primary care for 100 patients for a year.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • Ongoing: Volunteer to provide administrative support for front desk check-ins and patient eligibility screening.
  • Ongoing: Physicians licensed in Maryland can volunteer to see patients.