The United Way of Madison County has launched a dental supplies drive
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – United Way of Madison County is kicking off a dental drive on Tuesday, January 10th.
The campaign is organized in partnership with Kohler. A United Way spokesperson says the campaign is part of their Healthy Teeth = Healthy Lives and Healthy Communities campaign.
From Jan. 10 to Jan. 24, people can drop off dental items for children and adults at “pop-up” donation boxes located at several locations around the county. These places include:
• United Way of Madison County – 701 Andrew Jackson Way NE, Huntsville, AL 35801
• ARC of Madison County – 2300 Washington Circle NW, Huntsville, AL 35811
• Free public dental clinic – 2341 Whitesburg Drive STE 3, Huntsville, AL 35801
• TN Valley Big Brothers – 303 Williams Avenue SW #123, Huntsville, AL 35801
• Catholic Concern Center – 1010 Church Street NW, Huntsville, AL 35801
• Christmas charity all year round – 3054 Leeman Ferry Road SW Suite P, Huntsville, AL 35801
• Treats an administrative office or school clinic – 515 Sparkman Drive NW, Huntsville, AL 35816
Some essential supplies include toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, and mouthwash. Normal or “comfortable” measurements are accepted.
A United Way spokeswoman said the items can be expensive for low-income people. In addition, good dental hygiene and good health can help keep children at school and adults at work or school pain-free and able to perform well at their jobs and responsibilities.
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