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2013 Grants Awarded

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Scholarship America (Minneapolis, MN)
$222,500
Scholarships for dependents of Patterson Companies, Inc. employees
America's Dentists Care Foundation (Wichita, KS)
$20,000
Support for dental volunteers at Mission of Mercy event in New Orleans providing care to 1,000
Dental Lifeline Network (Denver, CO)
$60,000
Expand donated dental services for the disabled
National Children's Oral Health Foundation (Charlotte, NC)
$51,000
Add dental student chapters to serve kids, and free major restorative care for teens
National Stroke Association (Centennial, CO)
$25,000
Establish Internet-based, four-session program for groups of stroke survivors
Oral Health America (Chicago, IL)
$58,000
Start school-based dental programs in three locations and identify a new community
Special Olympics International
$50,000
Support for dental and physical therapy volunteers at Special Olympics events


COMMUNITY-FOCUSED ORGANIZATIONS
Mission of Mercy Events (11 events)
$45,000
Support for volunteer dental professionals providing free care to those in need
CARE Clinic (Red Wing, MN)
$8,000
Support for dental clinic with care provided by volunteers
The Children's Dental Center of Greater Los Angeles (Inglewood, CA)
$20,000
Support over 100 dental and hygiene students serving children
Cincinnati Dental Society's Oral Health Foundation (Cincinnati, OH)
$5,000
Start-up support for new school-based dental clinic serving children
Clinic by the Bay (San Francisco, CA)
$10,500
Support for volunteer dental professionals to expand clinic services
Cook Children's Medical Center (Fort Worth, TX)
$7,500
Transportation costs for children to receive free dental care at volunteer dentists' offices
Harmony Health Clinic (Little Rock, AR)
$5,000
Recruitment of volunteer dental and physical therapy professionals to provide free care
Interfaith Dental Clinic (Nashville, TN)
$16,000
Support for over 100 volunteer dentists at two community clinics
Los Angeles Education Partnership (Los Angeles, CA)
$10,000
Parent oral health workshops and dental fairs with screenings by dental students
Medical Teams International (Tigard, OR)
$30,000
Support for dental volunteers at 150 mobile clinics serving 1,200
Mission Output Dental Clinic (Burnsville, MN)
$10,000
Start-up support for community dental clinic staffed by volunteer professionals
Neighborhood Involvement Program, Inc (Minneapolis, MN)
$10,161
Recruitment and training of volunteer dental professionals to expand clinic capacity
South Bay Children's Health Center Association (Redondo Beach, CA)
$5,000
Support for volunteer dental students serving children
Trinity Free Clinic, Inc. (Carmel, IN)
$5,000
Support for volunteer dentists to increase clinic capacity
University of California, Davis, Koret Shelter Medicine Program (Davis, CA)
$10,000
Twelve modules for online animal shelter assessment tool to be used across U.S.
Veteran Homestead Inc. (Gardner, MA)
$6,000
Service dog training program for disabled veterans
Walton Foundation for Independence (Augusta, GA)
$8,800
Support for Occupational Therapy students volunteering at camp for brain injured youths