Getting Back to Work: Announcing Clinics in Kentucky

September 25, 2020

Though we can’t travel overseas yet, Global Dental Relief is excited to announce a unique opportunity to volunteer domestically in the Kentucky Appalachia! GDR volunteers will work in SmileFaith’s four-chair clinic in Jenkins, KY, providing free dental care to underserved children, 53% of whom have untreated caries. Our volunteers are... Read more »

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Teachers in Kenya Get Creative During Pandemic

September 21, 2020

At any Global Dental Relief project, no matter where in the world, teachers are a vital partner. While often unseen by most of the GDR volunteers, teachers are one of our biggest allies and strong advocates on behalf of their students. Schools and teachers around the world have been impacted... Read more »

Feeding Children in Nepal

September 2, 2020

Life is different for all of us under COVID-19. But for many in Nepal and other countries where Global Dental Relief works, the virus has led to a constant and desperate struggle to afford basic nutrition for a family. A mother in Nepal tells us, “Every morning I give my... Read more »

Volunteer Q&A Pt. 4 – Jackie Wallowitch

July 21, 2020

My name is Jackie Wallowitch, and I’m a practicing dental hygienist in the state of New Jersey. I have been in practice since 2016, when I graduated with my associate degree. Since then I have received my bachelor’s degree and will be applying to dental school this summer! For fun,... Read more »

Summer Newsletter: 2021 Projects!

July 2, 2020

Dear GDR Family, Global Dental Relief has some exciting news! We are working on new initiatives to ensure sustained support for the children we serve. In the coming weeks, we will announce a new program to support the children who are near and dear to our hearts. While we wait... Read more »