To care for those in need is at the heart of the CDA Foundation. Together with California dental professionals, we can create lasting change for our state's most vulnerable citizens.
Through the generosity of countless volunteers and donors, the CDA Foundation has helped so many Californians in need through its two flagship programs: CDA Cares and the Student Loan Repayment Grant. In addition, the CDA Foundation has provided Dental Materials and Supplies Grants to community-based organizations to help provide access to care for California's most vulnerable citizens.
CDA Cares exemplifies the best of our dental community in action. We’re impacting lives, restoring dignity and creating smiles.
Dentists receive confidential support for alcohol, chemical dependency through CDA's Wellness Program. In conversation with Matthew Korn, DDS, Wellness Committee chair.
CDA Cares exemplifies the best parts of dentistry, but we can’t do it alone. Whether you volunteer your time or make a donation, there are ongoing opportunities to partner with us.
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About five million Californians have no dental insurance (private or public). The California Dental Association and CDA Foundation host CDA Cares, a program that allows volunteer dentists, with the assistance of other dental professionals and community volunteers, to provide dental services at no charge to an average of 1,950 people at each event.
The COVID-19 landscape continues to evolve, and nonprofit organizations, especially those that facilitate access to health care, need support more than ever as they explore ways to deliver essential services to individuals safely ― and typically at an increased financial cost.
At the CDA Foundation, we recognize that 2020 brought unprecedented challenges not only to the dental profession but to individuals and families throughout California because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are especially grateful for your support and generosity.
After a two-month delay resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, 11 individuals had their smiles restored safely at a small, volunteer-run event held Sept. 26 at the Children’s Dental Health Clinic in Long Beach. The CDA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the California Dental Association, organized the event.
The California Dental Association Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation.
Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.
Tax ID number: 68-0411536
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