Posted on April 30, 2019.

Global Dental Relief board member and long-time friend of the organization, Caroline Hagadorn, reflects on her experience in Guatemala. Front Porch, a Denver based newspaper, recently featured her story.

Caroline and her family spent a month living, exploring and adventuring in Guatemala. During their time, the Hagadorn family volunteered with Global Dental Relief in San Martin, Jilotepeque.

Click HERE to read the full story!

“Our kids were happy and engaged … but I hoped they’d also absorb something less tangible — an understanding of another culture and how easy it is to find connection and kindness even when people are worlds apart.”

Join us this summer in Guatemala, solo or in the companion of family, to make life-changing memories while providing free dental care to children living in the Mayan Highlands of Guatemala. Email us (volunteer@globaldentalrelief.org) or call the office (303-858-8857) today!

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