IN JUST THREE EVENTS IN THREE YEARS, WE HAVE PROVIDED OVER $3 MILLION WORTH OF FREE DENTAL CARE TO 3,606 UNDERSERVED ALASKANS. A TOTAL OF 2,858 VOLUNTEERS HAVE GIVEN THEIR TIME OVER THE COURSE OF THESE 2-DAY EVENTS. WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT TO CONTINUE OUR SUCCESS!
AKMOM will be in Anchorage again in 2016! The event will be held at the Dena’ina Center April 29th & 30th.
2014 AKMOM “Smile” mini-documentary
Something to Smile About (wt) by SprocketHeads
The 1332 volunteers at the 2014 inaugural Alaska Mission of Mercy (AKMOM) addressed the most urgent dental needs of 1589 underserved residents of South Central Alaska in two days at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage. Community volunteers side by side with dental profession volunteers, provided free dental treatment valued at $1,156,650, while enjoying camaraderie and fellowship that comes with a shared mission of service.
This short video captures the spirit of AKMOM.
Who We Are
An association of dentists, staff and other volunteers in Virginia in 2003, organized and carried out what was to become known as a Mission of Mercy, or MOM. Their goal was to provide free dental care to local residents who could not otherwise afford or receive care.
In 2003 in Virginia, an association of dentists, staff and other volunteers organized and carried out what was to become known as a Mission of Mercy, or MOM. Their goal was to provide free dental care to local residents who could not otherwise afford or receive care.