Merritt Clubs' Step Challenge benefiting Shepherd's Clinic

Support Shepherd's Clinic's mission to provide free, comprehensive health care for those who cannot afford commercial insurance, yet do not qualify for government assistance.

$965

27 supporters

$5,000 goal

Team Members

Jacqueline

$255

8 supporters

Leslie

$150

5 supporters

Philip

$300

2 supporters

Hillary

$135

4 supporters

Sherri

$35

2 supporters

Melisa

$25

1 supporter

Kimm

$25

1 supporter

Cynthia

$10

1 supporter

Lauren

$10

1 supporter

Melissa

$10

1 supporter

Kelly

$10

1 supporter

Cory

$0

0 supporters

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Get moving with Merritt's Step Challenge! Monies raised from this challenge will benefit Shepherd's Clinic, an innovator in providing health care to the uninsured right here in Baltimore.

Challenge: 

  1. Move! Accumulate as many steps as possible between Monday, November 9, and Wednesday, December 9. On December 9, participants will be asked to submit their step count to [email protected]. This should be a screenshot or picture of your total step count for the month.
  2. Fundraise! Ask your friends & family to support your efforts by donating to your personal fundraising page. Fundraising will end on December 9 at 11:59 PM

How to get started: 

  1. Create a fundraising page under Team Merritt. Once created, share your page's custom donation URL with your supporters! 
  2. Track your steps. Steps can be tracked on your iPhone via the Health App or on an Andriod via the Step, Pacer Pedometer, or Step Tracker. Fitbits can also be used to track steps.

Prizes:

Most Steps:

  • 1st Place: One Month Membership Dues, Two 45-Minute Personal Training Sessions, Merritt Bag
  • 2nd Place: One 45-Minute Personal Training Sessions, Merritt Bag

Top Fundraiser: One Month Membership Dues, Two 45-Minute Personal Training Sessions, Merritt Bag

For more information, please contact Leslie Warren at [email protected]

Submitting your steps:

  1. Take a screenshot or photo of your total step count from November 9 through December 9. This can be done in whatever app or tracker you used. 
  2. Email [email protected] by December 15: include your total number of steps, your first and last name, and the step screenshots/photos.

More about Shepherd's Clinic: 

Since 1991, Shepherd’s Clinic has been an innovator in providing health care for the uninsured. Provided services are available to patients living in nine zip codes in North Baltimore through the time, energy, and spirit of hundreds of dedicated volunteers. Patients are asked to donate $3 - $9 if possible. Most clinic patients (ages 19 - 64) fall under 200% of poverty and the majority of patients are working or live in a household with an employed individual.

Patient Impact: In 2019, their medical clinic’s patients identified as 81% African American, 1% Multi-Racial, 4% Asian, 3% Hispanic, and 11% Caucasian. 62% of patients identify as women. The average age of patients is 49. 85% of patients have more than one chronic disease. 67% of patients receive medications and of those, 85% are compliant in their medication adherence.


Campaign Ended

$965

27 supporters

$5,000 goal

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