Summer Schedule


The mobile clinic will follow its normal travel schedule during the months of June & July. The clinic will NOT be traveling August 1st – August 26th. During this time the clinic vehicle will undergo annual maintenance and deep cleaning.  We will visit Crab Orchard on Tuesday, August 30th and then resume our regular travel schedule for the month of September.  We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable summer!

Shop at Kroger and Support the Mobile Clinic

We recently registered the St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic with the Kroger Community Rewards Program.  This is another easy way you can support the clinic.  For those of you that do grocery shopping at Kroger stores, you can simply register the rewards card you already use to have a portion of your purchase be donated to the mobile clinic J  You will need to know that our NPO number is 20665.  Please follow the directions below to designate the St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic as the group you are sponsoring.


  • Simply register online at
  • Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your card with our organization after you sign up
  • If a member does not yet have a Kroger Plus card, they are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger.
  • Click on Sign In/Register
  • Most participants are new online customers, so they must click on SIGN UP TODAY in the ‘New Customer?’ box.
  • Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code, clicking on favorite store, entering your email address and creating a password, agreeing to the terms and conditions
  • You will then get a message to check your email inbox and click on the link within the body of the email.
  • Click on My Account and use your email address and password to proceed to the next step.
  • Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number.
  • Update or confirm your information.
  • Enter NPO number (20665) or name of organization (St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic), select organization from list and click on confirm.
  • To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organization’s name on the right side of your information page.
  • REMEMBER, purchases will not count for your group until after member(s) register their card(s).
  • Do you use your phone number at the register?  Call 800-576-4377, select option 3 to get your Kroger Plus card number.
  • Members must swipe their registered Kroger Plus card or use the phone number that is related to their registered Kroger Plus card when shopping for each purchase to count.

Thank you for ALL the ways you support the St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic!

Clinic earns over $6,000 from Doc Rock event!

The St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic recently was awarded grant funds of over $6,000 from the proceeds of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine Alliance’s “Doc Rock for Health” event.  This money will be used to purchase medical equipment, as well as to cover costs of laboratory and pharmacy expenses.  With the support of KAMA, our mobile clinic can help patients receive the examinations, medications, supplies, and laboratory work that they need to improve their health.

You are Invited to Join us for a Day of Reflection

You are all welcome to join us for a Day of Reflection on May 14, 2016 from 10am-3pm at the Sisters’ new convent at 6832 Northshore Drive in Knoxville (37919).  Since it is on the vigil of the Feast of Pentecost, the Day of Reflection will explore the Holy Spirit’s role in conveying God’s Mercy.  The Day includes conferences, Mass, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and opportunity for confession and quiet reflection.   His Eminence Justin Cardinal Rigali will be the celebrant for Mass.  See the attached flyer for all the details.  Feel free to spread the word and bring a friend. It is open to everyone. Please let us know if you are planning on coming by calling the clinic office at 865-212-5570 or emailing Sr. Mariana at  Click here for the flyer:  Day of Reflection May 2016 v2


Come Out to Support Us at Doc Rock 2016!

It’s that time of year again – we are excited to announce the 2016 Doc Rock for Health event will be held on Saturday, February 20th and the band “Spinal Tappin’ Docs” has graciously agreed to play benefiting the St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic.  Please plan to attend if you are able to, and be sure to vote for “STD-Spinal Tappin’ Doctors”!  Click on the image for full details.

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Location: NV Night Club (125 E. Jackson Avenue, Old City – Across from Barley’s)

Time: Doors open at 8:00pm, first band plays at 8:30pm

Tickets: $15 at the door

*This is a non-smoking event for ages 18+

Doc Rock is sponsored by KAMA , a non-profit organization established in partnership with the Knoxville Academy of Medicine to promote health education programs.  The event features local physician-playing bands that represent several area hospitals.  Each band will play a 45-minute set and compete to win cover charge proceeds, which will benefit their favorite health-based charity. “STD-Spinal Tappin’ Doctors” will be playing for us for the second year in a row.  The band with the most audience support wins.  Last year the St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic did quite well and finished in 2nd place; this year we would love to finish in 1st place!  Please see the attached flyer for details and plan to join us if you are able to. We hope to see you there!

Inclement Weather Policy


As we enter the winter months, we ask that all patients and volunteers be aware of our inclement weather policy:

“The St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic will NOT travel if the schools are either closed or on delay in either Knox County or the county in which the partnership site is located.” 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  The safety of our patients, volunteers, and staff is our top priority

See us on the cover of the East Tennessee Catholic!

Scan0001 We are so honored that the St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic has been featured on the Cover of the January 2016 issue of East Tennessee Catholic magazine!  Please pick up a copy and be sure to read the article “A Legacy of Healing” on page 10. The article features some of our volunteers and patients from Athens, and illustrates what a loving impact the mobile clinic has on the communities it serves.

More Major Donors for 2016


SMLFoundation Catholic Extension

We are happy to recognize both Catholic Extension and the St. Mary’s Legacy Foundation as major donors to the mobile clinic for 2016.  Both of these wonderful organizations have donated to assist in covering operational expenses for the clinic, and we appreciate their support!


Thank you to all who attended!

Thank you to all who attended our 2nd Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon yesterday!  Nearly 40 volunteers gathered for mass at St. Thomas the Apostle in Lenoir City to celebrate another great year of success for the mobile clinic. After mass, everyone enjoyed a wonderful lunch catered by Calhoun’s.  Excellent live entertainment was performed by Doug Ibbetson and his bluegrass band. Site managers Judy Schmidt, Lin Helsel, and Gloria Risko awarded volunteers with certificates of appreciation for all their hard work and dedication.  Sr. Mariana presented two “Volunteer of the Year” awards to well-deserving recipients, Star Lakavage and Gene Carter. St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic Board Members Sr. Mary Martha Naber, Steve Taylor, Fr. Bill Gahagan, and Dr. Bob Helsel also attended to thank volunteers for their commitment to the mobile clinic.  Sr. Martha provided a special “blessing of the hands” for all who attended.

*Special thanks to Judy Schmidt, Gloria Risko, Lin Helsel, Theresa Valero, Teri Ferguson, Star Lakavage, Fr. Bill, Sr. Martha, and Dennis Preston for making this year’s appreciation luncheon such a success.Volunteer Appreciation 2015 002

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