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Media Coverage & Press Releases

August 11, 2020

Delta Dental grant helps Community Partnership in Teller county sustain programs

When the coronavirus struck the nation in March, Community Partnership Family Resource Center went into an immediate pivot.

Within a few days of the shutdown announcement, Jodi Mijares director of the nonprofit organization, and her staff, launched a food pantry. “As other agencies started closing, schools, churches, they brought us their food,” Mijares said. “So it just kind of happened.”

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June 26, 2020

Delta Dental companies donated $76.3 million, positively impacting the oral and overall health of 12.8 million Americans in 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Delta Dental Institute released its first-ever Community Impact Report, highlighting the investments Delta Dental companies and their foundations made in 2019 to expand access to oral health care, improve oral health education, and support communities. Delta Dental donated more than $76.3 million in 2019, impacting the lives of more than 12.8 million people and funding more than 1,700 programs.

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June 10, 2020

Seniors Need Effective Dental Care Too

My great-grandmother “GG” was scrappy, maybe because she was a product of the roaring ’20s. She would come for a week visit and stay for three to six months. We didn’t have a guest bedroom, so we would just rearrange the furniture in the dining room and add a bed so we could keep her longer.

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June 4, 2020

Standing Against Racism

In this pivotal moment, Delta Dental of Colorado and Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation join together and stand in solidarity with Black members of our company, our community, and our country. The systemic, institutional racism that pervades our society is a persistent and wretched enemy of equity. We understand that to be silent about the injustices and threats to the lives of Black people is to be complicit, and we refuse to be silent. Those who abuse their power and continue to take Black lives must be held accountable.

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May 15, 2020

Delta Dental of Colorado Announces COVID-19 Relief Response

DENVER – Delta Dental of Colorado (DDCO), the state’s largest dental benefits company, covering more than 1.3 million members, and Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF), the state’s leading funder of programming that advances oral health equity, announced they have collectively committed $30 million in the form of billing and premium credits, loans, relief funds, and grants to customers, oral health care providers, and local community organizations.

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March 3, 2020

Globeville Community Gets First Dental Clinic

(CBS4) – The Globeville community now has its first dental clinic. It is inside Clinica Tepeyac and was made possible by a grant from Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation. Since it opened in October 2019, Maria Rangel can now afford to take care of her teeth for the first time in years.

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