Washington State Smile Partners Blog

Bainbridge Islanders Come Through BIG!

Smile Partners received almost $11,000 through the 2014 Bainbridge Island One Call For All Campaign. On behalf of the low-income children and seniors we serve, we want to say THANK YOU for your heartfelt generosity!!

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Changing of the Board

Changing of the Board: Smile Partners is very proud of its board of directors, which is changing and growing. After many years of service, we’re saying good bye to Mindy Au, who was particularly helpful in strengthening our presence on line and in the community. Here she is with a parting gift. We’re also sending […]

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Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation Makes a Big Difference

The Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation, supported by members of the True Buddha School from all over the world, is making a big difference in the lives of the children Smile Partners serves in low-income south King County schools. The Foundation awarded Smile Partners a very generous $15,000 grant to help its school-based preventive dental hygiene program. […]

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Smile Partners’ First Use of Dental Van

For the first time this school year, Smile Partners used a Medical Teams International’s dental van at one of our schools: Armin Jahr in Bremerton. Here are staff hygienists April Scanlin and Linda Olsen and MTI clinics coordinator Cindy MacDonald inside the van with the young patients at Armin Jahr, where we treated 81 kids […]

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McEachern Trust Awards $20,000 Grant to Smile Partners

The D.V. and Ida J. McEachern Charitable Trust has awarded a $20,000 grant to Smile Partners to replace much of its aging equipment used by our “Blue” and “Purple” hygiene teams in the south King County elementary schools. This very generous grant ensures that our teams can continue to serve thousands of low-income children in […]

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Smile Partners Receives Grant to Improve the Oral Health of Low Income Children and Seniors

SEATTLE – Washington Dental Service Foundation has provided a $12,500 grant to Washington State Smile Partners to buy mobile dental equipment that will be used primarily in Kitsap County schools and senior centers. It will also support Smile Partners’ school-based program in King County. “We’re delighted and grateful for the Foundation’s generous partnership to help […]

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