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Entries in Charitable Care (63)


East Wenatchee Dentists Help Local Girl Reach Goal

Recently,  Dr. Geoffrey Ping and Dr. Asia Dela Cruz ­—WSDA members and pediatric dentists in East Wenatchee — received a request they couldn’t refuse: their patient, 9-year old McKenna Schwab, asked them to sponsor a toy drive to benefit the Wenatchee Valley Women’s Resource Center, and Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle

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WSDA members provide free dental care to Veterans

Two weeks ago, Drs. Theresa Cheng and Ken Akimoto continued their yearly tradition of offering free dental care to Veterans by performing exams, x-rays, cleanings, and extractions for Veterans —  for a total of more than $13,000 in donated dental care.

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UWSoD Student Inna Piskorska In Jamaica

 Inna Piskorska (in gray shirt ) with her sister Nataliya (in navy), and three Jamaican children on their recent trip to the islandAfter going to Haiti last year to provide dental care, UWSoD student Inna Piskorska could have rested on her laurels; after all, not many perform that kind of humanitarian work while still in school. Instead, she started planning a second, larger outing. 

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Dr. Theresa Cheng: Restoring Our Veterans

“On May 25, 2004, my son, Army Specialist Rory Dunn, was on escort duty for a civil service team just outside Fallujah, when a daisy-chained IED hidden in a tree overhanging the road on which he was traveling was detonated by remote control as his Humvee passed underneath.

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