Mission of Mercy helps more than 1 thousand people get free dental care
SALISBURY, Md. – Mission of Mercy’s free two-day long dental clinic wrapped up Saturday and organizers say it was a huge success.
The event, held at the Wicomico County Youth & Civic Center, helped about 11-hundred people this year. Patients got everything from extractions, to fillings, to cleanings done, all at no cost.
But we’re told none of the work would have been possible without the hundreds of doctors, volunteers and donors who gave their time and money to this great cause. That’s because an event like this can costs hundreds of thousands of dollars.
“We had a lot of donations from the community and from the regional area. CareFirst was a giant donor. We had a lot of people donating time and money to get this event going. It takes over $200,00 to put this event on,” says Mike Levy with Mission of Mercy.
Even though Salisbury’s next Mission of Mercy dental clinic won’t happen until 2021, we’re told the planning will likely start as early as next week.
To learn more about Mission of Mercy on the Eastern Shore, click here.