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2013 Grants Awarded

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

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