A new Ford Transit van donation program has gifted a mobile dentist office to two minority-led Michigan dental health providers. The Ford Transit van donation program aims to provide high-quality, affordable dental care for those in Southwest Detroit. Ford has teamed up with Delta Dental and Kare Mobile to equip its mobile dental clinics to provide high-quality care to those who live in low-income areas.
Hygiene On Wheels was the first to receive a donated Ford Transit. Deanna Alexander, a registered dental hygienist, founded the organization in 2008. Alexandar has provided dental care and education for underserved communities since 2008. She will be able to offer her services to a broader audience with the new mobile clinic. Michigan’s largest non-profit dental service provider, My Community Dental Center (MCDC), received the second Transit van. Founded in 2006, MCDC currently has 34 locations across the state.
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