ABOUT
ASK

"Empowering Under-Resourced Youth Through Orthodontics, Education, & Community Service."

MISSION & HISTORY

A Smile for Kids (ASK) strives to improve the quality of life for kids in our communities through its mission of “Empowering Under-Resourced Youth Through Orthodontics, Education, and Community Service”. ASK has a specific focus on identifying and helping those kids that are suffering from ridicule and low self-esteem due to severely crooked teeth.

 

While many consider orthodontic treatment, or “braces”, a cosmetic procedure, the daily reality for children with badly misaligned teeth and jaws is severe. Suffering from these conditions can cause poor dental health, oral disease, constant physical pain, poor school attendance, and the absence of positive social-peer relationships. 

 

ASK removes the obstacle of crooked teeth while requiring a high standard of grade performance and monthly community service; resulting in improved educational and job opportunities, and a current graduation rate of 94% (2014-2018) for kids completing the program.

BOARD OF

DIRECTORS

ORTHODONTIC ADVISORS

STAFF

PARTNERS &

SPONSORS

These organizations & individuals are playing a significant role in improving the future for under-resourced youth through their generous support of A Smile For Kids.


ASK is extremely grateful for their contribution.


If you are interested in becoming a donor or a sponsor, please contact A Smile For Kids by email at ask@asmileforkids.org or by phone 541-497-0020.

Corporate Donors

  • Advantage Consolidated LLC

  • PacificSource

  • kpd Insurance 

  • Advantage Dental from DentaQuest

  • Timber Bottling Company of Roseburg

Individual Donors

  • Jamie Corbin

  • Dr. Richard Leong

  • Dr. Gary & Susan Allen 

Sponsor A Smile Donors

  • A Kidz Dental Zone

  • JKH Foundation

  • Jamie Corbin and the Chad Starfish Foundation 

  • Advanced Pediatric Dentistry 

  • Employees from Advantage from DentaQuest

  • Bruce & Teresa Hanna

  • Deschutes Brewery 

  • Dr. Dane and Boni Smith

  • Dr. Don and Karin Lanahan

  • Dr. Gary and Susan Allen 

  • Dr. Larry and Sylvia Goedeck

  • Dr. Mike Shirtcliff

  • Dr. Nick Mellum 

  • Dr. Randy & Gale Morgan 

  • Dr. Sam and Karen Scott

  • Shawn & Jodie Smidtke

Grants - 2019 - 2020

  • Central Oregon Health Council

  • Spirit Mountain Community Fund

 

Grants - 2018

  • Spirit Mountain Community Fund

  • Facebook Community Action Grant

  • C. Giles Hunt Family Trust

  • Wildhorse Community Foundation

 

Grants - 2017 

  • Facebook Community Action Grant

  • Wildhorse Community Fund

  • Spirit Mountain Community Fund

Partnering Non-Profits

  • OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital 

  • Chicago Shriners Hospital

  • Make A Wish Foundation

  • Family Access Network

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If you have questions about applying or referring a child to the ASK program, please fill out the information below or call 541-497-0020.

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ADDRESS

PHONE

EMAIL

446 SW 7th Street
Redmond, OR 97756

541-497-0020

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