Mission of Mercy will be March 15th-16th, 2013 in Salisbury!
This will be the first of its kind on the Eastern Shore!
The event will be held at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center
on March 15th & 16th The event will start at 6:00
a.m. and end at 6:00 p.m. on both days
The event is open to anyone over the age of 18 from anywhere!
WE NEED YOUR HELP!!
- We are short of our fundraising goal. If you cannot donate your time, please
financially so that we can host this wonderful event.
About the Mission of Mercy
Try to visualize the typical Mission of Mercy (MOM) patient. Usually the first thing
that comes to mind is a homeless person or family, someone on government assistance,
unable to get needed dental care for obvious reasons. However, that first mental
picture can’t be any further from the truth. The people out there in need include
the average person mingling and socializing among us. They are friends, coworkers,
people we interact with on a daily basis. They could be your grandparent, mother,
father, sibling, or any other relative. With the tough economic times we are in,
it could be anyone. It could be you.
More than 100 million people in the United States are without dental insurance.
On the Eastern Shore there are thousands of adults that don’t receive adequate or
even basic needed dental care, resulting in a silent epidemic of dental and oral
Listen to our Community Chairman, Dick Van Gelder
- Click here to hear our Community Chairman, Dick Van Gelder
talk to Delmarva's Cat Country Radio about the Eastern Shore Mission of Mercy.
- Click here to watch the Comcast Newsmakers interview with Dick
Mission of Mercy is a free adult dental clinic provided by volunteer
dental professionals and a volunteer staff of several hundred people.
Dental services for adult patients include:
• Preventive dentistry and cleaning
• Nutritional counseling
• Restorative fillings
All dental services will be provided by Maryland licensed dentists and hygienists
who are donating their services for this event.
Mission of Mercy launched by Virginia Dental Health Foundation in 2000. Over 50
Mission Of Mercy projects have been hosted in Virginia, and they are now spreading.
• Mission of Mercy projects were hosted in Western Maryland in 2010 and in 2011.
• The next Western Maryland Mission
of Mercy event is scheduled for October 25th and 26th, 2013 at the Allegany
County Fairgrounds in Cumberland Maryland
• The Southern Maryland Mission
of Mercy event was also held in Maryland's Charles, St. Mary’s, and
Calvert Counties in June 2012
Nothing is more important than a healthy mouth!
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