Life & Soul Health Fair 2016 Serves Over 200 in Pearland/Manvel


MANVEL: On September 10, the sixth annual Life and Soul Health Fair organized by Love to Share Foundation America in Manvel, attracted two hundred local residents. They benefited from close to 20 different screenings including free mammograms. Over 100 flu shots were given away free of cost to local residents.

The Fair was brought together by local businesses and individuals who generously donated their time, expertise and contributions for the needy in the community.

Participating organizations included Pearland Medical Center, HEB, Texas Medical Association, Alvin Community College, Walgreens, Texas Eye Institute, Sleep Center at Kirby, Dr. Richard Johnigan III, Southeast Cardiovascular Associates, Pearland MRI, Coastal Vascular Center, Genesis hearing clinic, Ina Patel with New York Life Insurance, UTMB Breast Health, Third Coast Terminals , Duke Medical, Resmed, Third Coast, Bandy and associates, Cooling Tower Solutions.

Approximately 11 organizations and individuals were especially endorsed and recognized for their exceptional community services and consistent support for the past five years by the Honorable Mayors of Pearland and Manvel.

Local area physicians providing free consultations and screenings included: Dr. Seema Nanda and students – Texas Eye Institute, Dr Parvathy Krishnan – UT Health, Dr Jorge – UT Health, Dr Stefan – UT Health, Dr Deepa Iyengar – UT Health, Dr Hema Salvady – Clearlake Rheumatology, Dr. Boggia – Bay Area Gastroenetrology, Dr Jyoti Rao – Gastroeneterology Consultants, Dr. Bansal and Dr. Maislos Fernandes – Southeast Cardiovascular Associates, Dr. Divyang Ayar – Coastal Vascular, Dr. Diana Duff, Dr Julie Coombs and Dr. Middleton – Pearland Medical Center, Henrietta Okonkwor – AGNP – Sai Primary Care.

Over 40 enthusiastic volunteers ensured safe parking, shuttling of participants, and a smooth flow during the health fair. These included high school students from Dawson High School, Manvel High School, Debakey High School and University of Houston and volunteers from Global Organization for Divinity.

Love to Share Foundation conducts several social outreach activities across the United States throughout the year. The Life and Soul Health fair is an annual flagship event of its local chapter in Houston and the next health fair is scheduled for Sept 16, 2017. Please visit or call us at 281.402.6585 if you are interested in knowing more about the organization.