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Our partners with Medical Teams International are looking for volunteers in and around Walla Walla for their mobile dental van. Van manager Debbee Hanson needs help securing dental care for more than 100 patients in need of dental treatment. She currently has sites set-up at St. Patrick’s Church, St. Paul’s Church, Walla Walla County Jail, Broetje Orchard and Columbia River Community Health Services in Boardman, Ore., CAPECO in Hermiston & Pendleton, and the Milton-Freewater SDA church.  

If you or anyone in your office is interested in donating some time to this community, please contact Ruth Abate at

Dental Professionals Needed as Volunteers For a FREE Dental, Vision & Medical Clinic Seattle/King County Clinic with Remote Area Medical┬«

OCTOBER 23 - 26, 2014 · KeyArena at Seattle Center

Equipment, tools, supplies, meals, snacks and parking are provided. All you need to do is come and contribute your expertise, skills and compassion!


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Seattle RAM Event needs volunteers!

 An initiative connecting underserved and vulnerable populations to the health services and resources they need seeks professional volunteers to provide free dental, vision and medical care at a giant health clinic, Oct. 23 – 26, in KeyArena at Seattle Center. 

The clinic, produced in partnership with the humanitarian organization Remote Area Medical® (RAM) and more than 30 health, human service and civic organizations from across the State of Washington, is expected to provide free services for as many as 1,000 patients each day, if the event is fully staffed. All services are free to patients. Register here for the RAM Event.

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UWSoD Overseas: Karen Zemplenyi in Peru

A team member on the trip with Zemplenyi teaches Peruvian school children about oral hygiene basicsBy Karen Zemplenyi
For ten days during the tail end of March 2014 I joined a group providing dental services to the underserved communities outside Cuzco, Peru. These were ten days which not only allowed for exploration of Machu Picchu and the consumption of Peruvian delicacies like guinea pig, but provided dental opportunities unrivaled by any in my school curriculum. 

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