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.
How to get started:
Top Fundraiser: One Month Membership Dues, Two 45-Minute Personal Training Sessions, Merritt Bag
For more information, please contact Leslie Warren at [email protected]
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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.
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