Los Angeles

Under One Blue Sky 2014Sunday September 21st, on International Day of Peace from 12 - 5pm

In Santa Monica at Crescent Bay Park

Come and join friends, family, and supporters of EMERGENCY USA in Santa Monica at Crescent Bay Park for our Under One Blue Sky kite. Our Los Angeles community is joining in a beautiful and lifesaving action, sending kites into the air with EMERGENCY USA as local events happen around the country to take back the skies for peace and heal the wounds of war.

Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket or beach chairs.   In case you don't have a favorite kite to bring, you'll be able to purchase and decorate your own kite on the spot!
Under One Blue Sky in Los Angeles will feature: kite flying, live music, updates on EMERGENCY's activities around the world, and entertainment. The day is a great opportunity to mingle with other EMERGENCY USA supporters here in the Los Angeles area in celebration of EMERGENCY's impact in providing excellent healthcare in war-torn regions worldwide.

There is no cost to attend the event. If you plan on coming to Under One Blue Sky, please let us know by emailing us at LA@emergencyusa.org or by checking out our event page on Facebook.
Leading up to the event date, you are also invited to be a part of our lifesaving action!
Under One Blue Sky serves as a fundraiser for EMERGENCY USA.  The goal of Team Los Angeles this year is to raise $5000 to pay for the equipment and operations to repair five broken limbs for patients arriving at EMERGERNCY's trauma hospitals in Sierra Leone and Afghanistan.  If you are interested in donating, please visit our team fundraising page

In case you are inspired to join our Los Angeles team by starting your own fundraising page, please contact us at LA@emergencyusa.org for specifics or take immediate action online here under the "Join this Team" option.  Welcome!


Event Archives ...

 June 20 - 22, 2014

EMERGENCY USA Annual National Volunteer Conference

Hosted in Pasadena and South Pasadena, CA

Links to:

Full Conference Agenda

Main Program Presentation

Special Topic 1: Health and Human Rights

Special Topic 2: Images and Social Change


A photographic exhibit and benefit event for EMERGENCY USA

When:  Saturday March 1st from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where:  Tah Gallery, 1015 Mission Street, South Pasadena, CA 91030

Framing Hope
showcases an extraordinary assemblage of photographs by Maurizio Papalia documenting the suffering, resilience and grace of people he cared for as a nurse during medical missions for the international humanitarian aid organization EMERGENCY.

Beginning in 2004, Maurizio worked at hospitals located in Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, Sudan and Central African Republic, witnessing and directly participating in EMERGENCY’s mission of providing free-of-charge, high-standard medical and surgical care to civilian victims of war.

Framing Hope forms a narrative revealing injustices and hardship faced by civilians in war zones, and also tells a story of positive action, profound solidarity, cooperation and grace between patients, families, nurses and doctors. Through his lens, Maurizio Papalia makes a case for choosing peace over war, healing over violence -- a compelling visual argument brought into focus by hope and authenticated by the photographer’s experiences as a nurse.

We truly appreciate Maurizio's donation of his photographs. Proceeds from purchase of the photos during the event will be donated to EMERGENCY USA.

In case you would like additional information, and to RSVP, please email:  LA@emergencyusa.org

Flyer for Framing Hope Event


December 7th - Art from the Heart

Art from the Heart Banner

Presenting "Art from the Heart"
A silent art auction, fundraiser &
A Beautiful Expression of Holiday Spirit

LOCATION: Lady Between the Lines Los Angeles Art Agency  4625 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90043
DATE: Saturday, December 7th       TIME:  5pm - 12 midnight
RSVP Online: artfromtheheart2013.eventbrite.com   
Contact: LA@emergencyusa.org

The inaugural "Art from the Heart" silent art auction fundraiser to benefit EMERGENCY USA is set for Saturday, December 7th at the Lady Between the Lines Art Agency, a beautiful 6000sf space in the historic Leimert Park district.  "Art from the Heart" is simultaneously a call to awareness for EMERGENCY's medical humanitarian activities in conflict zones around the world, and a beautiful expression of holiday spirit through support of lifesaving work, a culture of peace and respect of human dignity. 

At 5pm, guests enjoy a pre-auction screening of the unforgettable documentary "Back Home Tomorrowdirected by Fabrizio Lazzaretti and Paolo Santolini. 
The main event, silent auction of fantastic art items, starts promptly at 6:30pm.
Also scheduled: DJ playing world music and contemporary genres, live performers, cash bar, food for sale.
Art from the Heart will feature a silent auction of more than 30 objects of art contributed by artists and luminaries such as:

Nafisa Abdullah
Paola Barcaccia
Terri Bromberg
Grant Buckerfield
Jerrold Burchman
Linda Carpenter
Ronn Davis
Giles Duley
Masoud Farand
Markus X Farina
Isabel Fowler
Tracie Garacochea
Gil Garcetti
Don Hartman & SMC Art Dept, Sculpture
Phil Kim
Yumi Kiyose
Flora Kao
Linda Kunik
Marilyn Lagrone-Amaral
Drica Lobo
Tom Lundquist
Candace Mammarella
Amanda McCauley
Ameeta Nanji
Ofunne Obiamiwe
Sir Alan Parker
Ana Rodriguez
Jason Saunders
Noelle Siart
Gale Tattersall
Brennan Wheeler
Marian Winsryg
Eve Wood
Sandra Zebi



Los Angeles (Pasadena), CA May 24th - 26th
The EMERGENCY USA National Conference



EUSA Los Angeles Volunteers in front of Griffith Park Observatory

December 13th, 2012

Special Los Angeles Screening of Back Home Tomorrow

Hosted by Conscientious Projector
The Armory Center for the Arts
145 N. Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103


Back Home Tomorrow Poster



December 2nd, 2012

Special Los Angeles Screening of  Open Heart

3:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 2nd, 2012
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Q&A with Kief Davidson after the screening

Open Heart Movie Poster



June 16, 2012 ... 7 PM

An evening to remember, a cause to celebrate with actions of significance and beauty!

LINK TO EVENT WEBSITE: reserve your tickets by donating $25 per guest

Peace as Muse Event Flyer

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