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HealthLink receives support from 100+ Women Who Care

The local chapter of the philanthropic group voted to direct more than $23,000 to support the Southampton nonprofit’s mission

HealthLink Dental Clinic is the recipient of donations collected this quarter from the Bucks County chapter of 100+ Women Who Care, a philanthropic group of more than 230 women who give nearly $100,000 annually to Bucks County nonprofit organizations.

Last month, members of the group voted to direct more than $23,000 to HealthLink to support the organization’s mission of providing free dental care to low-wage working adults and U.S. military veterans living in either Bucks or Montgomery county, as well as free family and community-based oral health education to the community at large.

“This is what happens when a group of determined women get together and decide to do something good for others in their community,” said Lynne Kelleher, founder of the Bucks County chapter of 100+ Women Who Care. “The concept is brilliantly simple and the impact is simply amazing. I am so proud of what we accomplish and am thrilled to support an organization like HealthLink Dental Clinic.”

This year marks HealthLink’s 20th anniversary. In honor of this milestone, HealthLink’s board of directors and the Vesta Fund have collaborated to offer a matching gift challenge. Through this challenge, all donations received from the 100+ Women Who Care will be matched dollar for dollar.

HealthLink Dental Clinic is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located at 1775 Street Road in Southampton that provides free dental services, including oral examinations, X-rays, dental hygiene treatments, extractions, root canals, and patient education programs and materials, to low-income working adults and military veterans living in Bucks and Montgomery counties. Visit healthlinkdental.org or call 215-364-4247 for more information. HealthLink is welcoming new patients, dental professional volunteers, financial contributions and corporate partners.

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