For Immediate Release – Kansas Mission of Mercy Provides $800,000 in Care
Mar10

For Immediate Release – Kansas Mission of Mercy Provides $800,000 in Care

For more Information Contact: Greg Hill 785-272-7469 or visit www.ksdentalfoundation.org Kansas Mission of Mercy Provides $800,000 in Care DODGE CITY – More than $800,000 in free dental care was provided by volunteer dentists and hygienists at the 13th Kansas Mission of Mercy held in Dodge City, February 28 – March 1. “I think the patients who came to the clinic were very happy with the care they received here this weekend,” said KMOM...

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KMOM Provides more than $800,000 in Free Dental Care
Mar05

KMOM Provides more than $800,000 in Free Dental Care

Story by Greg Hill and Megan Foreman Photos by Byrle Gross There were several things in agreement through the weekend.  The Western State Bank Expo Center was an amazing venue for KMOM, the community of Dodge City stepped up and put forth an amazing effort to support the Kansas Mission of Mercy, and lastly, that the weather Saturday was horrendous. Saturday’s frigid weather, accompanied with snow, ice and heavy winds, forced the...

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KMOM 2014 Wraps Up in Dodge City
Mar01

KMOM 2014 Wraps Up in Dodge City

Volunteers rushed to make it out of town and avoid an approaching winter storm after finishing their final patients for the day, which meant far fewer goodbyes and hugs from friends across the state.  Nonetheless, there was still a feeling of happiness knowing two days  of hard work had helped so many people in need in the Dodge City area this weekend. Dental professionals helped proved $803,590 in free dental care to 1182 patients at...

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KMOM Day Two is Underway
Mar01

KMOM Day Two is Underway

  Patients and volunteers arrived at the Western State Bank Expo Center in icy conditions today, but the clinic did began as scheduled.  An estimated 550 patients entered the clinic this morning along with 400 volunteers who will provide dental care and support the clinic operations. “We did have some providers that had to leave early so they could get home safely ahead of the storm,” said Dr. Sean McReynolds of...

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KMOM Reaches Capacity for Saturday
Mar01

KMOM Reaches Capacity for Saturday

The Kansas Mission of Mercy clinic has reached its capacity for the day and is closed.  If you were not able to receive treatment this year, we would encourage you to visit the Kansas Association for  the Medically Underserved.  The organization is a network of community health clinics across the state. The 2015 clinic will take place in Salina on February 13-14th.

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The Community Behind the Logo
Mar01

The Community Behind the Logo

It began rather simply with a quote borrowed from the Virginia Mission of Mercy on the back of a tan colored t-shirt with a pocket on the front.  Dr. Jeff Stasch, one of the two founders of the project, insisted that the t-shirt have a pocket.  Printed on that pocket was the outline of the state of Kansas with the words “Make a Difference.”  On the back of the t-shirt was a famous quote from Mother Teresa.   “You can do no great...

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