Care Harbor, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that helps uninsured and medically underserved populations by organizing large-scale free urban health clinics, held its fifth annual Los Angeles clinic on Oct. 15-18 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.
Come Thursday, the nearly 17,000-seat Sports Arena will once again be transformed into a massive medical, dental and vision clinic, where hundreds of dentists, optometrists, nurses and other volunteers will offer free care for three days to those in need.
Health care workers also uncover serious, untreated health conditions. It was a typical misunderstanding that could have led to disastrous consequences. The man had run out of medication to control his hypertension. But he couldn’t afford to get it refilled, or so he thought.
EXPOSITION PARK >> Sergio Sparza, a tall, husky man, suffered from a small yet biting pain.
NBC- Life Connected Award: A life of Service
Donald Manelli is the force behind one of the biggest life-saving events in Los Angeles: Care Harbor, one of the biggest free-health events in California. NBC4 will proudly present the reward to Donald Manelli on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. Colleen Williams reports in this Life Connected segment airing Oct. 6, 2013.
Unsung Heroes of Los Angeles
NBC Nightly News
Care Harbor LA transformed a sports arena into a huge health clinic where many of those seeking services are not only employed, but have insurance – and cannot afford their deductibles. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.
KCal9 – Interview
Care Harbor is gearing up to host another massive four-day free clinic in Los Angeles next week…
STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — Care Harbor President Don Manelli stopped by KCAL9…