OCCares Holiday Celebration & Benefit Concert

Become Part of the Solution

“Impacting the world through compassion”

OCCares is a non-profit organization comprised of community and business leaders dedicated to raising up socially conscious youth through Project Y, a social Entrepreneurship Program designed for our youth.

Video highlights from previous events:

OCCares Walk Vision Video

OCCares Entertainer's Invitation to Join Video

Dr. Katherine Ahn & Mike Learakos on KCAL9

 Sal Rodas

Executive Director

Sal Rodas is the Chief Product Officer for SleepArchiTx and the Executive Director for the Foundation for Airway Health. Mr. Rodas has over 15 years of professional senior level executive experience. Throughout his career, Sal has been innovating solutions and leading companies in the medical and dental sleep industry designed to help practices grow. His most recent assignment was as the Chief Operations Officer and then Chief Strategic Officer of a sleep diagnostics company.

Previously, he led operations, sales, marketing and service efforts as the Chief Operations Officer for Space Maintainers Lab, an international organization with offices in the U.S. and abroad that serve the needs of dentists and orthodontists worldwide. During his tenure at Space Maintainers Lab, Sal presided over the SMILE Foundation - the educational division of the company - organizing seminars nationwide with leading lecturers in the dental community. Sal earned his MBA from Babson College, a Bachelor of Information Technology and served as a US Marine.

John Wallace, DDS

Corporate Liaison

Dr. Wallace grew up in Long Beach, graduated with honors from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1993, and is a founding partner of Los Alamitos Dental Care.  Although skilled in all areas of restorative dentistry, Dr. Wallace is also an experienced Invisalign provider and a leading expert in the field of evaluating and treating common airway disorders such as snoring and sleep apnea.

In his spare time, Dr. Wallace enjoys exercising, traveling with his lovely wife, and serving in his local church.  He has a grown son, Brandon, who is married and living on the paradise island of Kauai. 

Madison Bellan

Project Director/ Executive Assistant

Madison Bellan is a recent college graduate from Grand Canyon University and she recently moved to California from Phoenix, Arizona. She is enjoying the cool California weather and is excited to begin her career with OC Cares!

Madison has a strong passion for non-profit organizations and giving back to her community. Throughout college, she was the events intern at Make-A-Wish Arizona, thus sparked her passion for working with kids and making a difference in the world. Madison is eager for this opportunity at OC Cares and she is excited to learn and grow with the Project Y students this upcoming school year!

OCCares is a 501c3 organization (46-2864414)