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Cant Volunteer? Heres How You Can Support Us

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Posted on November 5, 2019.

At Global Dental Relief (GDR), it is our mission to provide free dental care to impoverished children around the world. The children we treat come to our clinic from government schools, and remote villages. Our dedicated teams of volunteers work diligently to provide life-changing treatment to children in Nepal, India, Cambodia, Guatemala and Kenya.

Though volunteering may seem like the only way to support GDR’s mission, there are many ways to contribute to improving the health of a child.

Many people have a desire to make a difference but are unable to leave their jobs and families behind. If YOU are moved by GDR’s work, but are unable to join us overseas, read below to hear how you can get involved.

Become a Legacy Partner

Donate a lasting gift with a charitable request via your will or living trust. It can be a monetary donation or securities gift through your estate. For details, contact Kim Troggio, GDR Director, via EMAIL.

Donate Supplies

Every donation makes our mission possible! You can find a list of accepted donations by clicking HERE. We accept most restorative supplies and materials to use in our clinics overseas. With each in-kind donation, we are able to provide more children care worldwide! Supplies can be mailed directly to our office.

Shop Global Dental Store

Shop the Signature GDR Store. We have appreciation gifts, holiday gift cards, and even a GDR tribute CD album! These make great gifts for friends, family, and colleagues as the holidays approach! To shop our signature store, click HERE.

All these efforts help to provide direct care to children in need. Join our effort to provide health smiles to children around the world!

Cranberry USA and GDR: Paving a New Path for Dental Students

Posted on August 20, 2019. If you’ve previously visited our blog, you may have read about our ongoing partnership with Cranberry USA, a generous Global Dental Relief (GDR) sponsor. Over the past three years, Cranberry USA has made it possible for students pursuing a career in the dental field to... Read more »

Featured Article: “Volunteering for smiles: Local dentist helps provide global care”

Posted on August 8, 2019. Earlier this year, long-time volunteer and Global Dental Relief supporter was featured in his local newspaper! Jim Gilman, DDS of Worland, WY, has been volunteering with GDR since 2010, and since then, he has volunteered on nine more clinics in three different countries. Read the... Read more »

Behind the Scenes: Meet the GDR Staff!

Posted on July 15, 2019. Since 2001, Global Dental Relief has transformed and expanded in many different ways! Much of GDR’s success can be attributed to its hardworking and dedicated staff. This blog is dedicated to the passionate people who work diligently to ensure GDR is able to provide free... Read more »

GDR Super Stars: Introducing new volunteer recognition program

Posted on June 19, 2019. GDR Superstar Mary Miller Our veteran volunteers are the glue that holds our clinics together. They set the clinic pace, mentor new volunteers and troubleshoot with our trip leaders. These super star volunteers help us serve more kids and restore more teeth - increasing our... Read more »

Volunteering Worlds Away

Posted on May 24, 2019. How do you end up closer to home when you’re volunteering thousands of miles away? We had just arrived at the hotel in Guatemala. I was gearing up to run a seven-chair dental clinic with 18 volunteers. I glanced over at the new volunteers just... Read more »