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Entries in Charitable Care (69)

Tuesday
Oct012013

PROGRAM AIMS TO HELP LOCAL VETERANS IN NEED

Be a Hero - Help a Hero!


Many dentists have reported that they would like to help veterans but have found it challenging to connect with veterans in need. Here is your chance to help without closing your office, working in an unfamiliar environment, or increasing your overhead. Drs. Theresa Cheng and Ken Akimoto have put together a program that that connects veterans in need with practitioners interested in providing care.

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Thursday
Sep262013

FOLLOW UP: DR. SUNEET BATH'S "DENTISTRY FROM THE HEART " EVENT PROVIDES $18,000 IN UNCOMPENSATED CARE

On September 14, Dr. Suneet Bath and his team of volunteers staffed his practice in Olympia, Wash.,  and helped 59 patients with untreated dental needs at the "Dentistry from the Heart" event. The need is so great that many of the patients decided to camp out the night before to secure their place in line for dental care.

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Thursday
Aug152013

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT ANNUAL PIERCE COUNTY EVENT

The Pierce County Project Homeless Connect needs your help! This year, the event will be Wednesday, October 23rd at the Tacoma Dome from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Project Homeless Connect provides a starting place on the journey back to safety, stability, health, and hope. Project Homeless Connect reduces the duration of homelessness by providing services that address the basic needs; basic medical and dental care, access to education, employment and benefits systems, chemical dependency assessments, flu shots, haircuts, and much more – all under one roof! 

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Monday
Aug122013

MAKE A DIFFERENCE — VOLUNTEER IN YOUR COMMUNITY!

Every day in Washington State people live with dental pain because they lack the resources to see a dentist. Although adult dental Medicaid will be restored in the coming months, it won't cover all the need throughout Washington  — we need your help to increase the dental safety net. While nearly all dentists give back to their communities, the need is still great, and many organizations have clinics or hold events where volunteers are needed. We've gathered up information about some of the events and organizations across the state where you (and often, your staff) can volunteer to help those without dental health care resources.

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