Results are in from the very first trip of the year and we couldn't be more excited about the progress made abroad at Hope Orphanage in LesCayes, Haiti!
If you follow DCFC's international work, you know we visit Hope Orphanage in Les Cayes, Haiti once per year. But this year, we're going to triple... yes triple, our trips to this beautiful orphanage to spread even more smiles and love to the 600 children residing there!
This Presidents Day weekend, Dr. Roger Abbott led a team of 12 dentists, assistants, and support volunteers from TLC Dental in Atlanta, Georgia to kick off the first trip of the year. Their team hit the ground running and they cared for an astonishing 152 kids during their visit!
While many children did have the cavities and decay so frequently seen in this area, they were ecstatic to find that many of the children, especially the younger ones, had clean teeth!This is the ever so rewarding result of the continual care and preventative education these children have received over the past several years. This was made possible by YOU! Together we are making a difference!
A huge thank you to our supporters and the TLC Dental Team for allowing us to give 3X the smiles this year!
Will you volunteer to give a smile in 2013?
January 18-21 - Les Cayes, Haiti (ESPWA Orphanage-Partner)
February 14-18 - Les Cayes, Haiti (Gigi Orphanage)
March 1-3 - Maneadero, Mexico (Orphanage)
March 3-9 - Les Cayes, Haiti (ESPWA Orphanage-Partner)
March 22-24 - Ensenada, Mexico (Orphanage/School)
May 23-27 - Les Cayes, Haiti (Gigi Orphanage)
June 8 - Irvine, CA (Rotary Smiles Screening Clinic)
June TBD - Tustin, CA (Screening Clinic)
August 29 - Sept. 2 - Les Cayes, Haiti (ESPWA Orphanage)
September 22 - Santa Ana, CA (WSWA)
October 4-6 - Ensenada, Mexico (Felipe Community Center)
November 1-3 - Ensenada, Mexico (Community Center/School)
If you are interested in volunteering at a clinic, email Lindsey for more details.
A donation of just $20 is enough to give 2 children full exams and cleanings! Every $1 donated equals $10 in services. If you'd like to support a clinic, you can do so by clicking the link below.
Get To Know Dr. Tozzer
Dr. Charles “Chuck” Tozzer began Dental Care for Children with a simple concept. Provide free dental services for children that didn't have access to care. From a single clinic at an orphanage in Maneadero, Mexico, the organization now provides eight clinics a year in Mexico, the United States and Haiti.
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