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BMDC Dentist Honors Mentor and Boosts Funding for Lab Fees

David Hochberg Soon after David Hochberg began volunteering at JF&CS’ Ben Massell Dental Clinic in May 2013, he noticed there were not too many patients receiving dentures. It didn’t make much sense, given that so many patients at BMDC had lost teeth. When he asked about it, he was told the waiting time for dentures was two years, which could explain the scarcity of such patients.

Raising Funds Among Peers

peers By Sheri Panovka, JF&CS’ Senior Writer.

When I turned 50 this past January, I wanted to do something that would involve volunteering or charitable giving. I actually began thinking about it a couple of years earlier, inspired by others in the community who had done that kind of thing. I wasn’t sure exactly what to do, but I knew I wanted it to connect to JF&CS. And I knew I wanted my friends to do it with me.

Ben Massell Dental Clinic’s Student Volunteers

BMDC BLUE The Georgia Volunteer Health Care Program (GVHCP) recently featured Ben Massell Dental Clinic’s student volunteers in the summer issue of their Volunteer Health Care Today newsletter.

The Georgia Volunteer Health Care Program (GVHCP) of the Department of Public Health (DPH) provides Sovereign Immunity protection to licensed health care professionals who volunteer to treat uninsured individuals at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level.

The Path Forward

Dear JF&CS Family & Friends,

Over the last several months we have shared many meaningful reflections as we look back on the accomplishments and memories of Gary Miller’s long tenure as CEO of our wonderful agency. Speaking on behalf of our professional staff and volunteers, we are deeply grateful for the extraordinary opportunity that Gary has created for all of us, and for the depth of services and community supports that the organization has provided for the last 24 years under his leadership.

TFI WORKS and the 2015 Peachtree Road Race

TFI Works

JF&CS' Developmental Disabilities Services - Tools for Independence TFI WORKS program, and its partnership with the Atlanta Track Club and Peachtree Road Race, was once again featured on 11Alive News.