The Word on the Street
Winter 2016 Newsletter

It Takes A Village: Gratitude for our Donors
   On September 10th, 2016, the third annual Glow in the Park fundraiser took place at Elings Park. Attendees came from all over Santa Barbara and beyond to support Doctors Without Walls and push healthcare to new heights. In this article, we thank our generous donors and discuss how the support of our community is vital to the Doctors Without Walls mission. Without you, none of this would be possible! Read article...
The Mobile Medical Clinic: Driving Street Medicine Forward
   With a generous grant from the Santa Barbara Women's Fund, Doctors Without Walls recently launched the new mobile medical clinic, which is fully equipped to serve their patients' unique needs. The mobile medical clinic extends the reach of Doctors Without Walls throughout Santa Barbara County and is already enhancing the way they practice street medicine. It's all about meeting people where they are! Read article...
The Eyes and Ears of the Park Clinics: An Interview with Lynn Matis 
   If you've ever been to a Doctors Without Walls park clinic, you most likely know Lynn Matis. Lynn has been a dedicated volunteer for over nine years and is a constant source of joy and warmth in our community. In this interview, we explore her past and sources of inspiration to discover what fuels her humanitarian spirit. Thank you, Lynn! Read article...
Mark's New Smile: A Companion Care Story 
   In this patient profile, Mark, one of Doctors Without Walls' inspiring patients, shares the incredible story of his past, a heart-warming tale of Companion Care, and his hopes for the future. He then describes what he appreciates most in healthcare and gives some ideas on how we might improve it. Thank you for your wisdom, Mark! Read article...
What's Coming Up Next?
Doctors Without Walls Volunteer Holiday Party
 December 1st, 6:30pm. Don't forget to RSVP!
UCSB Underserved Medicine Seminar (INT 75)
Winter quarter at UCSB. All are welcome!
Click here for more info.

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