￼￼Each successive year small groups of faculty and senior dental students have continued traveling to and working with impoverished patients in the parish of Trelawny. The Jamaica Project is now in it's 31st year.
There has been a two-fold ambition to this endeavor.
First - Treat Dental Needs (over 40,000 patients seen)
Second - Development of Dental Skills (over 600 senior dental students have participated and benefited)
￼￼The funds for supplies, housing and in-country transportation have all been raised annually thru donations. Volunteers are responsible for their airfare and food expense. It's been a shoestring,....
￼We are now working on fundraising for this year's fall trip.
A "cup of coffee size" donation is as utilized and appreciated as a "bread truck" donation.
We hope you'll give a bit for patient care and for senior dental student education.
Fund raising is a year round process... The 2019 campaign is being headed by VCU SoD student Chanel Von Schlichting.
There are many worthy causes in the world. This project strives to benefit the patients, AND to equally benefit the volunteer dental students with an invaluable clinical experience. This has been our ambition since the start and will continue to influence our future work.
Thank you for any donation amount. It will go towards the patient and student best interest