Wise MOM Project


2016 Wise Mission of Mercy

July 22-24, 2016

Volunteers Register Here

Wise County Fairgrounds

The Mission of Mercy project will be returning to Wise County for the 15th mission. The MOM pilot project was held in Wise County in 2000. Since that time, 19,060 Southwest Virginia area patients have received free dental care valued at $ 15.3 million.

There is a profound need for access to affordable dental services in Southwest Virginia. Wise MOM is a 2 ½ day dental clinic conducted each year in July to provide free dental services including cleanings, fillings, oral surgery, x-rays and dentures (prescreened individuals only for dentures).

Wise MOM is made possible by partnerships with the Virginia Dental Association, VCU School of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene, The Health Wagon, Remote Area Medical, Virginia Health Care Foundation and a host of other sponsors.

Contact Information

Barbara Rollins, Director of Logistics, MOM
804-620-4032
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Partners

Virginia Dental Association

VCU School of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

Virginia Department of Health

Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein Cares

Benco Dental Supply

Health Wagon

DentaQuest

Virginia Health Care Foundation

Southern Gray Dental Lab

Benchmark Dentures

Dexis

Gendex

Small Smiles

Omni Preventive Care

VA Area Health Education Centers

VA Dental Hygienists Association

Virginia Dental Assistants Association

Commonwealth Dental Hygienists Society

Alpha Natural Resources

Remote Area Medical

Kool Smiles

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals

Patient Information

In 2016, the Wise Mission of Mercy Project will be held Friday, July 22- Sunday July 24 at the Wise County Fairgrounds (1010 Fairgrounds Road, Wise, VA  24293).

Adults and children will be seen for free dental care on a first-come first-serve basis. Please come prepared to wait in long lines. Clinic hours are 7am – 5pm Friday and Saturday and 7am-11am on Sunday.

Volunteer Information

Volunteer registration is currently open. Help is needed in all areas. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Wise MOM Volunteer Packet

Hotel Information for out of town volunteers:

Best Western (Wise) ....(276) 328-3500
Inn at Norton (Norton) ....(276) 679-7000
Holiday Inn (Norton)....(276-679-6655
Days Inn (Norton) ....(276) 679-5340
Super 8 (Norton) ....(276) 679-0893
Comfort Inn (Big Stone Gap) ....(276) 523-5911
Country Inn (Big Stone Gap) ....(276) 523-0374
Inn at Wise (Wise).... (276) 321-7600

Wish to make a donation?
Make check payable to "VDA Foundation" and note "MOM Project" on the memo line.
Mail donations to:
VDA Foundation
Attn: MOM
3460 Mayland Court, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Thank you!!

Vdaf Success Stories

George D.McDiffett

Colonal Heights, Virginia

Dear Ms. Rollins :

I am pleased to write to say that the services you and the gracious dentists associated with your organization have provided my brother, Doug, are no less than a true miracle in the outlook, appearance and renewed pride my brother feels.

Once the year of waiting went by after his initial application for help in getting comprehensive dental work done, you contacted him and, from there, it was swift, professional, and extremely kind and non-judgmental care tha
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