MAINE NEEDS A SMILE

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“After a challenging year that brought the dental community together, it’s time to look outside our operatories and see how else we can support Mainers in need. It’s humbling to see the items that are needed. A small donation can be so impactful.”

Dr. Kathryn Horutz, MDA Past President

Donate1 Kit $25.00
2 Kits $50.00
3 Kits $75.00
4 Kits $100.00

CLICK HERE for an informative video that outlines the types of products the MDA is hoping to collect and how to assemble them.

ME Needs A Smile Products


The Maine Dental Association will be assembling cleaning and basic hygiene kits for those in need, and will donate those kits to nonprofit organization Maine Needs, which strives to help communities provide basic necessities.

Maine Needs focuses its work on those starting life over from scratch, including domestic abuse survivors, asylum seekers and those facing financial hardships. The organization partners with schools, caseworkers, nurses and other nonprofits to provide material resources.

The MDA is asking for your help to put together as many cleaning and basic hygiene kits for Maine Needs as we can. The kits include:

Toothpaste/Toothbrushes
All purpose sprayToilet bowl cleaner
Dish soap
Pack of sponges
Laundry detergent
Hand/body soap
Shampoo
Conditioner
Trash bags
Bonus item(s): Broom and dust pan

WE WILL BE ACCEPTING DONATIONS MARCH 29 TO APRIL 2!

There is several ways you can donate!

You can buy items on our Amazon gift list. The items will be shipped to the MDA office:
AMAZON GIFT LIST

You can send a cash donation, or donate by check or credit card.

There will also be four drop off locations:

Rand Dentistry     
5 S Main St, Brewer
MBrace Orthodontics
74 Gray Rd, Falmouth
Maine Dental Association Office
29 Association Dr, Manchester
Dr. Kathryn Horutz
173 Ocean Ave, Portland

Questions? Need more information? Email MENEEDSASMILE@gmail.com.

21908246108