|February 7th is this years GKAS Day|
More than 10 years ago the ADA began Give Kids A Smile, celebrated annually on the first Friday in February. The program was launched with these four objectives in mind:
In 2006 the ADA decided to look for ways to expand Give Kids A Smile to "More Than Just A Day". A National Advisory Committee was constituted to guide expansion efforts, focusing on three primary areas: program enhancement, fundraising and promising practices to highlight Give Kids A Smile program. The committee’s vision statement is:
Our goal is the elimination of cavities in U.S. five year olds by 2020.
If you know of a child in need, please use the resources below to find the nearest clinic in your area.
|To find out how to donate to the American Dental Association and aid in providing these services to needy children please click on the image|