Delta Dental donates $10,500 to Mercy Medicine Free Clinic
To help meet the health needs of children and adults, Delta Dental of South Carolina, a leading dental benefits provider and non-profit organization, has contributed more than $500,000 to support outreach initiatives, educational programs and charitable causes that help educate people about the importance of dental health and provide free care to those who can’t afford it.
“We’re working to help people of all ages access vital dental care and educational services, so they can live better lives through improved dental health,” said Rob Goren, president and chief executive officer at Delta Dental of South Carolina. “We’re proud to support organizations that align with our mission to improve oral health. As a non-profit, it’s just one of the many ways we give back to help meet the needs of those in the communities we serve.”
During 2019, Delta Dental of South Carolina awarded more than $385,000 in grant funding to the following organizations in South Carolina:
Among the organizations receiving funds was Mercy Medicine Free Clinic of Florence. The clinic received more than $5,300 to purchase dental equipment to provide restorative dental care to uninsured adults with low incomes.
Applications for Delta Dental of South Carolina’s first grant cycle of its 2020 Oral Health Grant Program are now being accepted. To be eligible for oral health grants from Delta Dental of South Carolina, applicants must first complete a letter of intent through its online application system at www.deltadentalsc.com/AboutUs/oral-health-grant-program, which includes program guidelines and application instructions.