100 Smiles Project Dental Clinic

$3,755 of $4,000 goal

Raised by 38 people in 26 months
Who We Are
The 100 Smiles Project responds to real need in impoverished coastal communities in Central America along with providing a touch of love and care to the children who live at orphanages within these communities.

What We're Doing
We will be running our 3rd Annual 100 Smiles Project Mobile Dental Clinic as well as our first ever Computer Camp for the kids at Remar Orphanage.  We will have a total of 10  volunteers on the trip. 

The orphanages have limited access to treatment and computers, which is why we are running these initiative during this time of the year. A child with a healthy mouth is much more likely to have a healthy life. And a well educated child is more likely to succeed once they leave the orphanage.

*Note that all of 100 Smiles Project organizers and volunteers travel, accommodation, transportation fees and time are covered under my own expenses.

What We Need
We need a total of $4,000 USD.  This price includes the mobile clinic rental and materials needed to do basic treatment.  $500/day plus the price of gas, which is $600.  We'll also need to purchase  or source donated laptops and equipment ($1,600) so that we can set-up a computer lab where the kids can have access to after the Computer Camp.
 
Total total cost of the clinic rental (4 days): $2,000 USD
Estimate cost for gas (4 days): $400 USD
Computer Camp Equipment: $1,600 USD

The Children
As human beings we need certain things to survive.. food, water, shelter, even education, but to THRiVE, what we need is LOVE. There are 75 children who currently live at the Remar Orphanage and each one has a story that would break your heart to hear BUT children are resilient and they will flourish with just knowing that they are supported, loved and encouraged! While helping with the bakery build we will also be spending time playing, teaching, nurturing and showing these children love and doing so will help build trust, positive attitudes and will create their own confidence in themselves. We all cherish having someone to confide in, a mentor, big brother/sister or buddy!

Donate and enter for a chance to Win!
Gold Seat Leafs Tickets, Toronto Raptors Tickets, Cineplex Movie Tickets or We The Beach Hats and T-shirts. When you donate, your name will be entered into a draw. Draw will take place live and online November 28, 2017! Good luck!

Other Ways You Can Help

What's next!? Get inspired! Click the link to read more about the 100 Smiles Project and then get involved! Donate or come volunteer in Dec and see for yourself how you can be the change! www.100smilesproject.org
 
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Congratulations to our winners!

Leaf Tickets - Mero
Raptors Tickets - Kim Porter
Cineplex Movie Tickets - 4 passes - Mary Low
We The Beach Hat/T-Shirt - Braden Douglas, Umaimah Sharwani, Genevieve Migneron

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Hey everyone,

We raised a total of $3,255 CAD through gofundme/100smilesproject + $225 offline. Minus all GoFundMe platform fees (7.9% + 0.30) we ended up with $2,987.04 + $225, with a TOTAL of $3212.04.

As promised, 100% of your donations go directly to the project so you know exactly where all your money is going. Here is the breakdown below for the GoFundMe + Offline donations:

3 Day Mobile Dental Clinic - $1,971.90
Computer Camp/Dental Clinic Translation - $276.07
10 Lenovo Laptops - $2,048.00
TOTAL: $4,295.97

We came $1,083.93 short of covering the total expenses above but luckily Jack and Mason offered to cover it! Yay!

Thanks so much to everyone who donated! We really appreciate your support and looking forward to the next volunteer trip! #bethechange
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100 Smiles Project Dental Clinic has reached 50% of its goal. Thanks to everyone who has donated so far! We'd love to hit our goal so if you haven't yet donated and feel like contributing to a great cause head over to gofundme.com/100smilesproject
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Raised by 38 people in 26 months
Created May 5, 2017
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$300
Phyllis Hay
7 months ago

This donation is in honour of Mason Walton and Elly Pham's wedding. Love Phyllis, Adam and Erin. XOXO

$200
Ricardo Lopez
10 months ago
$25
Alex Pandelidis
20 months ago
AR
$20
Andrea Raymond
20 months ago
RS
$25
Russell Santos
20 months ago
JB
$10
Justice Balfour
20 months ago
EL
$200
Edric Low
20 months ago

Great project Elly!

ML
$20
Michael Low
20 months ago

I love that 100% goes to directly to the project.

KP
$200
Kim Porter
20 months ago
SS
$50
Samantha Stephens
20 months ago
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