Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation awards more than $255,000 to improve children’s oral health

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, awarded more than $255,000 to 16 nonprofit and community organizations through its community grants program. These organizations work to improve children’s oral health across the state.

“Many Illinoisans face considerable barriers to getting the oral health care they need. These disparities continue to grow, especially with the ongoing pandemic,” said Lora Vitek, executive director of the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation. “Through our community grants program, we’re working to help eliminate these barriers by partnering with organizations across our state who work tirelessly to ensure Illinois children have access to quality health care.”

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

 

Since 2012, Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation has provided more than $1.25 million through its community grants program to organizations that expand access to oral health care and education. The following organizations are Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation’s 2020 community grants program recipients:

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