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Open Door Clinic at

St. Wilfrid's Church

83 North Dudley Street, Camden, New Jersey 08105


Volunteers monthly provide free health screenings, food, clothing, and hope to the needy of East Camden at St Wilifrid's Church!

What we've been doing

On Our Last Events:

  • On November 16, we gave away 67 food bags and lots of clothes....mainly from Grace Church Haddonfield, and Grace Thrift Shop, and did 57 health screenings.
  • The new nurses office walls are sheet-rocked, and kinda spackled.  The electrician has roughed in..
  • We have wonderful volunteers, who work very hard to make the Clinic what it is.  They are the best..
  •  Since October 2011, the clinic has provided 3,349 documented health screenings.
  • On December 14, we will be open for distribution of clothes,and food bags and  health screenings.
  •   Rose and Tina will be working on toys for our patrons.  We will have almost 200 toy bags ready to give the parents, so their children have something to give their children Christmas morning..
  • On December 6, 60 cases of canned and dried food .will be delivered to St. Wilfrid's.
  • God's supply is always greater than the demand.
  • Rosemarie Kolmer diligently constructed a medical assistance guide as a resource for our medical staff. We are greatful for her work and this resourse.
  • Thanks to the many, many volunteers

What We Need

 

  • Food and basic needs donations - Thank you to Wawa and Panera Bread who continue to be generous.
  • We appreciate the support of small bills and gift cards to buy the food we distribute.  Gift cards are great support.
  • We always need Spanish-to-English translators.
  • Our e-mail address is: opendoorclinicnj@aol.com.  
  • Pray for the church: St. Wilfrid's, its strengthening.

Your donation will help

 

We are an all-volunteer effort with no state, federal, or reimbursement funding.  Any donation you can provide will go straight to those who need our help.
​ We also need funds to keep the heat on this winter and to repair our roof.

Make donations to St. Wilfrid's through

GRACE Episcopal Church.
Click the hearts-in-hands photo that has a link to their on-line d form,  and pick "St. Wilfrid's" from the drop-down menu, or
send us a check

adding a note in the memo line directing your contribution to
​ "St. Wilfrid's Open Door Clinic" that will assure your gift finds us.

Our Next Open Door Clinic Session

 

  • The Next  Open Door session is Saturday, December 14, 2019,  11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, or maybe a little earlier.and January's session will be on January 18th.
  • We are exploring social media. Some have found out about our mission on Facebook.
  • ​Love the Lord with all your heart, and love your neighbor as yourself(Luke 10:27).

Thanks!

  • People are amazed that God's 10 year ALL Volunteer Open Door Clinic has lasted this long.  It is God's grace alone.
  • The clinic remains open because of the support of Grace Church Haddonfield and 1st Presbyterian Church Haddonfield, and our volunteers.
  • Thanks to Lourdes Institute for Wholistic Studies for the many gift cards.
  • ​Stephanie's thesis on the history of St. Wilfrid's and Camden is available on the Dukespace link: http://dukespace.lib.duke.edu/dspace    use the blue search box and enter Camden, or St. Wilfrids or Stephanie Fanjul : it is fascinating.
  • Thanks to Penn Medicine Cares for their financial support.
  • Our high schooler, Emma was recognized by the Joint Legislature of New Jersey for her service at St. Wilfrid's Open Door Clinic.   WAY TO GO EMMA.
  •  We need your prayers.​
    • thanks for Rose, Ana  and Gladys
    • thanks for the physician and nurses 
    • the free clothing table
    • We need helpers with social work and translators.
    • We received many new and good quality clothing from Grace Church-thank you.
    • ​​ Thank you to Panera Bread, WaWa and a new sponsor moving forward: thank you; more details next month.
  • We need additional nursing assistance.
  • We have had many new volunteers.  Please be patient as we find the right niche for everyone.
  • Thank you nurses. and we could use some help in May; thanks.