The Neighborhood Christian Clinic

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Organized by a group of volunteer healthcare professionals, The Neighborhood Christian Clinic exists simply to: provide medical and dental healthcare services to the uninsured, underserved community, share the Gospel and love of Jesus Christ with interested patients and colleagues, and train and equip healthcare professionals to respectfully share the Gospel and love of Jesus Christ in their daily practice.

Contact information

Mailing address:
The Neighborhood Christian Clinic
1929 W Fillmore St Bldg C
Phoenix, AZ 85009


Phone: (602) 258-6008

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 860839580

CEO/President: Gary Plooster

Chairman: Dave Tellez, M.D

Board size: 11


Ruling year: 1997

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2006


Each year, the Clinic performs nearly 10,000 total medical and dental patient visits, prescribes medications, provides on-site laboratory testing and ultrasound examinations, offers low/no-cost referrals to radiology centers for basic X-ray and barium studies as well as provides comprehensive diabetes care and education. Additionally, over 55 subspecialists accept referrals to their practices from Clinic providers and on-site clinics in dermatology, gynecology, ophthalmology and infectious disease are maintained.

Mission statement

Organized by a group of volunteer healthcare professionals, we exist simply to:

To provide medical and dental healthcare services to the uninsured, underserved community To share the Gospel and love of Christ with interested patients and colleagues To train and equip healthcare professionals to respectfully share the Gospel and love of Jesus in their daily practice

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating180 of 111217 of 121
Fund acquisition rating404 of 111335 of 121
Resource allocation rating107 of 111323 of 121
Asset utilization rating473 of 111247 of 121

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$629,158$452,110$400,421$444,373$377,472
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,291,852$1,278,741$818,705$768,493$766,351
Long-term investments$92,195$103,255$87,816$82,764$184,202
Fixed assets$567,072$639,242$648,039$687,940$686,790
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$659,267$742,497$735,855$770,704$870,992
Total assets$1,951,119$2,021,238$1,554,560$1,539,197$1,637,343
Payables and accrued expenses$53,058$29,518$48,078$60,101$49,134
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$53,058$29,518$48,078$60,101$49,134
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$231,500$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$231,500$0$0
Total liabilities$53,058$29,518$279,578$60,101$49,134
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$1,560,131$1,653,790$1,192,982$1,397,096$1,506,394
With donor restrictions$337,930$337,930$82,000$82,000$81,815
Net assets$1,898,061$1,991,720$1,274,982$1,479,096$1,588,209
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$1,462,462$2,858,032$1,676,260$1,839,525$1,900,253
Program service revenue$382,845$309,656$223,731$349,085$338,917
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$2,208$12,061$5,905$20,206$5,135
Other revenue$10,336$14,657$15,841$10,330$4,849
Total other revenue$395,389$336,374$245,477$379,621$348,901
Total revenue$1,857,851$3,194,406$1,921,737$2,219,146$2,249,154
Program services$1,718,224$2,322,618$1,957,392$2,082,325$1,720,888
Management and general$160,426$121,488$111,492$107,183$105,568
Total expenses$1,939,320$2,480,400$2,125,851$2,328,259$1,924,920
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)($81,469)$714,006($204,114)($109,113)$324,234
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($81,469)$714,006($204,114)($109,113)$324,234


Paul LorentsenDirector/Med$178,634
Gary PloosterExec. Direct$159,202
Richard HoynerDentist$125,000

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 3/27/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


Program accomplishments

2021 Accomplishments

Despite COVID:

volunteers donated 8,605 hours of care

122 new volunteers added

Over 6,500 patient visits were facilitated

Completed Course Three of Whole Person Care Curriculum

Secured funding for complete Dental remodel

Deepen relationships with CMDA & local Medical Schools

2021 established record as "largest revenue year"