AADA Community Service Project, Head 2 Toe

Each year, the Alliance of the American Dental Association (AADA) coordinates the Head 2 Toe Project which supports a local organization in need.  The project is held in conjunction with the ADA’s Annual Meeting, and this year it will occur in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Head 2 Toe is a service project that helps non-profit organizations located in the Dental Meeting’s host city. This year’s beneficiary is Next Step Shelter. The Next Step Shelter is for homeless or at risk of being homeless. Services include: emergency shelter for couples and individuals, housing placement assistance, job training, referrals for medical care, behavioral health, Tobacco Cessation Treatment, obtain documents (State ID, social security card, etc.) and mail services. Learn more by visiting, https://waikikihc.org/locations/nextstep/ 

Donations are being accepted! If you are attending the meeting in Hawaii, please consider packing the following items in your suitcase! Gift cards, hygiene goods (bath soap, shampoo/conditioner, toothbrush & toothpaste, disposable razors, shaving gel/cream, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, toilet tissue, laundry detergent, paper towels, etc.) Non – perishable, non-expired foods (coffee, sugar, creamer, rice, cup of noodles, spam, sausage, sardine/tuna, cereal, fruit bars, snacks, etc.) Household items (paper plates, bowls, disposable utensils, foil pans, plastic/foil wraps, paper cups, large trash bags, Ziploc bags, latex gloves, band-aides, ointment, cleaning supplies, etc.) If you can’t attend you can still send a donation. Please consider donating a gift card or make a monetary donation; mail donation or make check payable to: AADA Head 2 Toe, P.O. Box 1982, Brandon, FL 33509.

For further information regarding the Head 2 Toe project, please contact AADA Staff:  Lissette Zuknick or Kelsey Bulnes at:  info@allianceada.org or P: 813-540-2154.