Mission of Mercy organizers find volunteers for giveaway dental caring eventuality – KTVA.com

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By Daybreak Staff 1:37 PM Mar 28, 2016

They’re dentists, staff and volunteers — and they’re on a mission.

Mission of Mercy is one of a largest charitable efforts in Alaska. Two years ago, a eventuality offering giveaway dental caring to anyone who indispensable it. Lines were out a doorway during a Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center for a two-day eventuality that served some-more than 1,500 people.

Mission of Mercy earnings in April, though some-more volunteers are indispensable to accommodate a approaching demand.

Dave Nielson, co-organizer of Alaska Mission of Mercy, assimilated Daybreak this Monday to speak about a event. He pronounced so distant they have around 130 dentists sealed up.

“We wish to strech ability with 200 dentists, though that’s 40 percent of a protected dentists in Alaska,” Nielson said. “And when Portland does it they usually need about 8 percent. It takes a lot of recruitment.”

Last year, Mission of Mercy helped account some-more than $1.1 million value of dental procedures.

Mission of Mercy

  • April 29-30
  • Dena’ina Center
  • 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. (doors open during 4:30 a.m.)

For donate, pointer adult to proffer or learn some-more about a event, revisit Alaska Mission of Mercy’s website.

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