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Family HealthCare Receives Grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation to Improve Oral Health in Moorhead, MN

Family HealthCare Receives Grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation to Improve Oral Health in Moorhead, MN

Family HealthCare Receives Grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation to Improve Oral Health in Moorhead, MN

Fargo, ND - February 21, 2018 Family HealthCare (FHC) recently received a $15,000 grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation to help expand FHCs school-based sealant program into the Moorhead, MN school system. FHC will provide dental exams, fluoride treatments, and dental sealants to children free to any expectation of cost. This program consists of two main objectives preventing oral health problems and educating about oral health care.

"We are committed to providing affordable, high-quality dental care for every person. We seek to improve the oral health of our patients, regardless of their financial resources or ability to pay. We would like to thank Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation for partnering with us in addressing the needs of our community," said Patrick Gulbranson, Chief Executive Officer at Family HealthCare.

Delta Dental selected FHC for this grant because of its innovative way of improving access for underserved populations in Minnesota, the opportunity to promote and expand preventive and education services, and the ability to measure results.

"At Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation, we are dedicated to prevention and helping children get a strong start in life with a healthy smile. We are proud to support the expanded work being done by Family HealthCare," said Joe Lally, Executive Director, Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation. Family Healthcare has also received prior funding from Delta Dental to expand its Moorhead dental clinic.

About Family HealthCare

Family HealthCare is a private non-profit community health center providing comprehensive, primary care that provides excellent medical and dental care to anyone and everyone who needs it, regardless of age, nationality, or ability to pay. Our mission is to provide affordable, quality healthcare for every person.

About Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation:

In 2009, Delta Dental of Minnesotas parent sold a company and used 100 percent of the proceeds to establish and fund Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation. Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation supports Delta Dental of Minnesotas mission of improving the health of Minnesotans through oral health. Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation works to expand access to dental care for Minnesotas underserved populations across the state by primarily investing in programs and organizations that provide dental care to people in need. Since 2011, the foundation has invested more than $25 million in grants that provide care and promote oral health.

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