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Spotlight on Medical Mission by Mercy Outreach Surgical Team

Nonprofit hosts free vision clinic for underserved children

Volunteers from M.O.S.T pose on a large outdoor stairway wearing medical masks during the COVID pandemic.

MOST volunteers gather for vision clinic

Nonprofit hosts free vision clinic for underserved children

News outlets recently covered a free vision clinic hosted by Mercy Outreach Surgical Team (MOST) for unaccompanied migrant children housed at a local emergency shelter. The clinic included vision screenings for more than 600 youths, along with prescription eyeglasses for those who needed them. MOST is a nonprofit volunteer organization founded by nurses at Scripps Mercy Hospital and is supported entirely through philanthropy.

Read the San Diego Union-Tribune article: Volunteer Medical Mission Returns to Help Migrant Children


Watch the CBS 8 interview: MOST Holding Vision Clinic at Convention Center


See the Star-News article: MOST Mission Returns to its Roots

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