Volunteering

Dispatch: Day Five

Great Shape! The parent organization of 1000 Smiles continues to impress me. Not only are they doing dentistry but also, eye care and health education. Two…

Dispatch: Day Four

Tuesday was even more productive with our two dentists and two hygienists seeing 32 patients. These photos are of some of the people waiting for care as we…

Dispatch: Day Three

Out to the clinics today. After breakfast we assembled at the loading docks where ice, food, and water was loaded onto the small, 20 passenger buses. Our particular…
Lissa, Mary Jane and Dr. Tom with our supplies.

Dispatch: Day Two

After a relaxing mocha wake-me-up coffee and breakfast we met to gather the supplies we had previously shipped and to add instruments, handpieces, curing lights,…

Dispatch: Day One

Today is Saturday, 11/3/12, my introduction to the Great Shape dental project in Jamaica. Arrived last night after flying Boston-Miami-Montego Bay and an hour…

Jamaica Blog

ARD founder, Neil Hiltunen, was in Jamaica on a volunteer trip doing dentistry with the organization Great Shape! Inc. While on this adventure in early November,…