Yesterday was World Water Day, but it's not too late to donate to a water cause. According to waterday.org, 750 million people lack access to safe water. Wateraid.org has found that over half a million infants die within their first month of life each year due to the lack of hygenic conditions. In Mali, for example, one in seventeen women will lose their child to infection during her lifetime compared to one in 2,958 of women in the United States. These two organizations are
Today is Give Kids A Smile Day! Give Kids A Smile was launched by the American Dental Association back in 2003 as a way for dentists across the country to join with their community and provide dental care to underserved children. This volunteer effort is a very moving project that helps hundreds of thousands. Each year, approximately 350,000 children benefit from Give Kids Smile events. To learn how to get involved, visit http://www.givekidsasmile.org/VolunteerOpportunities.
In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month, we’d like to take a moment to talk about Operation Smile. Operation Smile is an organization that provides safe and effect cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries, as well as postoperative and ongoing medical therapies to children in mid to low income countries. They not only provide these services as charity, but they also participate and contribute to research for the prevention, treatment, and eradication of cleft lip and c
We’d like to take a moment in this Kindness Week to shed light on a fundraiser that’s taking place. Caleb Brock of Candler, North Carolina is raising money to build a shelter for people with disabilities, homeless people, and other less fortunate people in his community. After a shelter was shut down in his area, many of the people who called the building their home were displaced. A large number are now living in the streets without basic human needs. Caleb is trying to rais