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GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY


THE BIRTH OF ST. JOSEPH PRIMARY CARE

Dr. ThuHuong Trinh and her husband Peter Le founded St. Joseph Primary Care, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization in 2014 (tax ID: 46-5192720). They were born in Saigon, Vietnam and migrated to the United States when they were young. They both spent many months in refugee camps without their parents.

ThuHuong Trinh, MD: Shortly after arriving in American, she studied as a determined student and it led her to receive her bachelors in Chemistry at Princeton University in New Jersey, followed by her Doctorate of Medicine at the University of South Carolina.

Peter Le: A polio survivor – A year after living in American, he received extensive surgery and treatments at Shriners Hospital that allowed him to walk without braces and crutches. Upon graduating with a computer engineering degree from the University of Houston, TX, he entered the religious life and joined the Order of Preachers, known as the Dominican Order. After series of events, Dr. Trinh and Peter Le met and later married.

As Christian, they want to serve and provide access to quality health care, especially to the poor and marginalized. They blessed with the gift of medicine that can open doors into cultures, religion, and hearts. Medicine is a powerful tool for caring and evangelism the message of God’s love, “heal them and proclaim the Good News of God is at hand” (Luke 9:1). Thanks to the generous gifts from our benefactors, private donors, and patients who join the Membership Care Program, St. Joseph Primary Care is able to provide comprehensive, affordable, personal care to all of our patients; without regard to income, employment, insurance, faith, or documentation status. Here are some of the outreach programs that we give back to the community:

DAY OF GRACE - (Free Clinic)
DAY OF CARING - a.k.a Backyard Medical Mission (Health fair screening)
ST. JOSEPH CHARITABLE CARE
ST. JOSEPH FREE FLU SHOT CLINIC
ST. JOSEPH FREE MAMMOGRAMS

***To fulfill our mission, we always reach out to the community, businesses, churches, and organizations. If you are one of them and wanting to offer quality care or charitable care to your employees, clients or parishioners, please call our Executive Director, Peter Le, at (919) 386-6866.

*Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law and governed by applicable state and federal tax law. Tax ID: 46-5192720

OUTREACH PROGRAMS