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January 11, 2020

Community Care Clinic awarded $212,000 grant for dental care

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation has announced that it will provide $3.5 million in funding over three years to 31 Colorado nonprofit organizations, including Summit Community Care Clinic, to support projects that advance oral health equity for Coloradans.

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January 10, 2020

HopeWest to receive $50,000 grant

Grand Junction’s HopeWest will receive a $50,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation to start an oral health, hygiene and virtual dentistry program for seniors at its wellness clinic at the Center for Living Your Best.

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January 9, 2020

31 nonprofit organizations receive funding from Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation to improve oral health in Colorado communities

Foundation has contributed $6.9 million since 2018 to support community-led solutions that elevate the oral health of underserved Coloradans. Today, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) announced that it will provide $3.5 million in funding over three years to 31 Colorado nonprofit organizations to support projects that create accessible oral health care across the lifespan and advance oral health equity. 

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December 29, 2019

Increased age, decreased dental care

I stare out the living room window. Children parade on the grass and tug at Ama’s skirt. It takes me back to that day 14 years ago that changed my life forever… parenthood.

Seeing how much my 66-year old mother thrives as a grandmother gives me anxiety. She does not act a day over 30. How could I not dread getting older, if already at 30 I feel tired and am ready for bed at 8:00 p.m.? It’s not the lack of energy that burdens me; it’s aging as a person of color in today’s world. 

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December 17, 2019

Increased age, decreased dental care

I stare out the living room window. Children parade on the grass and tug at Ama’s skirt. It takes me back to that day 14 years ago that changed my life forever — parenthood.

Seeing how much my 66-year-old mother thrives as a grandmother gives me anxiety. She does not act a day over 30. How could I not dread getting older, if already at 30 I feel tired and am ready for bed at 8 p.m.? It’s not the lack of energy that burdens me; it’s aging as a person of color in today’s world.

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