St. Andrew’s Children’s Clinic provides free, specialized medical care to children
living in Mexico who cannot get the care they need in their own country. The children have various medical problems, ranging from spina bifida and cerebral palsy to speech, hearing, and vision problems. Their parents are very poor. The Clinic is held the first Thursday of every month (except July) at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Nogales, AZ. Patients number 200-250 each clinic day.
The Clinic was founded in 1973 by concerned individuals in Nogales, AZ and Sonora. When the Clinic outgrew homes in Nogales, Sonora, it was moved to an orphanage and ultimately to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Nogales, AZ. In January, 1990, St. Andrew’s Children’s Clinic received an IRS 501(c)3 tax exempt status.
Over the years, many St. Andrew’s parishioners have volunteered at The Clinic and provided financial assistance. Currently, 20-25 parishioners work as volunteers providing assistance in roles such as doctor, nurse, newsletter editor, Board member, kitchen worker, parking attendant, and interpreter.
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