Manteca father donates late son's wheelchair to veteran in need
Richard Nielson, a 90-year-old Manteca man, has donated his late son's wheelchair to a veteran in need. Nielson had been trying to find a veteran to donate the chair to, and on Thursday, he met 78-year-old Don. "It means a lot to me; I can't afford to buy one currently. I'll be able to walk my little dog, which hasn't been able to walk for quite some time and he just loves it," Don, who asked KCRA 3 not to share his last name, said. Nielson said the electric wheelchair had been sitting in his garage for months. "I think giving it to a veteran: We enhance his life. That's what I'm trying to do and this old man is going to really need a chair. He does," Nielson said.