Donations for custom whitening kits raised nearly $4,500.00 for Caroline County Habitat for Humanity at the 10th annual White-A-Thon, hosted recently by Smiles By Holsinger & Higgins, 10646 River Road, Denton.
Thanks to the generosity of Patterson Dental Supply Company, St. Paul, MN, which donated all dental and whitening materials, and the staff at Smiles By Holsinger & Higgins who donated their time, 100 percent of the proceeds went to Habitat for Humanity. Since the event’s inception more than $46,721.00 has been raised during this popular fundraiser.
“The White-A-Thon enables patients to get a quality service at a deeply discounted price with a donation that helps local families attain homeownership,” says Patricia A. Higgins, D.D.S. “It is an event that our staff and area residents look forward to each year,” she adds.
This year’s event supported the completion of the Lake Creek Court homes, a major Habitat community in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Federalsburg. Lake Creek Court is a planned community of nine affordable, single-family, three- and four-bedroom homes. Anticipated completion of the nine Habitat homes is the end of the year.
Smiles By Holsinger & Higgins opened in February 1986 and offers the convenience of comprehensive care for adult patients. They provide routine dental check-ups and cleanings as well as cosmetic enhancements to improve the appearance of crooked, chipped, unevenly spaced, or stained teeth. Since 2001 Smiles By Holsinger & Higgins has also provided sedation dentistry for the fearful patient or for those patients who wish to combine multiple procedures in fewer appointments.
Caroline County Habitat for Humanity is a locally run non-profit affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. All donations from the White-A-Thon will go towards construction materials for building houses for families in need in the county.