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Memphis Mission of Mercy

Founded in 1999

Founded in 1999 by Norma and Renato Zalamea, Memphis Mission of Mercy serves the surgical and medical needs of the poor in the Philippines. The family of volunteers that have come together through MMM have collectively served over 26K clinic patients, and over 900 major and minor procedures. This work occurs annually and is supported by hospitals in CA, TN and VA, private donors, matching corporate donors and wonderful ministries and organizations like Crosslink International, MAP International, Ethicon and AmeriCares. Without such support this work would not be possible.

Organization Type

  • Nonprofit Organization or Foundation

Medical Focus

  • Primary Care
  • Surgery

Surgical Focus

  • Dental
  • General
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic

Focus Areas

  • Non-Communicable Disease
  • Patient and Community Education

Countries We Work In:

  • Philippines

Typical Number of Trips Per Year


Does your organization have experience responding to humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters?


Is emergency response one of your organization’s main activities, or is it conducted only occasionally?

Primary Activity

Does your organization respond in a specific country(ies), or wherever your services are needed?

Wherever needed

Contact Details

Contact Name: Renato Zalamea, MD

Role/Title/Position: Founder and President


Telephone: 9013868953


3995 Loch Meade Drive, Lakeland, TN 38002, US
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