Delta Dental Q&A with Mary’s Center

Delta Dental is a long-term supporter and partner of Mary's Center, and they recently featured Mary's Center's response to COVID-19 in a grantee spotlight blog post, originally published here. People of color are disproportionately affected by CO...

Amazon: The New Way to Give Back

Since March, the pandemic has turned our world upside down in many ways, causing panic and uncertainty. Items that many of us took for granted, like toilet paper, soap, hand sanitizer, and cleaning supplies, were suddenly in high demand. These cri...

5 Tips for a Safe and Healthy Summer

As we enter the middle of July, the desire to travel and gather outdoors is increasing. Despite the DC metropolitan area starting to lift COVID-19 restrictions, it’s still important to take appropriate precautions when you leave your home. Also, ...

Vaccinations Save Lives: Is Your Child Up To Date?

One of the simplest ways to protect the health of our children is ensuring they receive all recommended vaccines. Because of the pandemic over the past few months, many children across the country have fallen behind on their vaccine schedules. Fo...

Mary’s Center is Family: Meet Cynthia

By Antonio Caro, Development Officer & Paige Warner, Donor Relations Associate When Cynthia Avazpour first encountered Mary’s Center 10 years ago, working as a consultant to help federally qualified health centers improve their billing ...

From Our Heart to Yours: 5 Steps to Heart Health for Men

When is the last time you thought about your heartbeat? No matter what you’re doing, day and night, your heart is hard at work pumping blood that carries oxygen and nutrients all through your body. Scientists estimate that your heart beats about ...

Violence, of any form, is a matter of public health

A Statement from Mary's Center: We write to you today in solidarity with the many across the globe calling for the immediate end to the kind of police violence we have witnessed recently against Black people in this country. This social epidemi...

A Daughter’s Determination

By Antonio Caro, Development Officer “The new Melhek that goes to college wants to take her degree and build healthier communities back in Ethiopia. That’s my goal – to take Mary’s Center’s model and change lives in my homeland. I want to e...

Mary’s Center: My Home Away from Home

By Raghad Makhlouf We are sharing this inspiring story from a Mary’s Center participant in honor of National Mental Health Month in May. Raghad Makhlouf When my husband and I arrived in the U.S. from Syria as asylu...

PPE Donation Protects Mary’s Center Staff and Participants

During the current pandemic, Mary’s Center, like other health clinics, has encountered numerous challenges to obtaining personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect our staff and participants from the spread of the virus in our clinics, includ...