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Wrapping up another mission year, Haiti, November 2018

Ever heard the expression, good things often come in small packages?  DCF teams have been serving in Haiti for more than 20 years.  This year’s team was made up of only six members.  It was smaller in number of participants than previous years, but still positive in lots of respects. …
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December 3, 2018
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Hurricane versus DCF Mission to Honduras

In January of this year it was snow which threatened to disrupt plans to serve overseas.  This past week, it was a hurricane.  As trackers kept a close watch on the potential path of the storm, contingency plans were considered.  Finally after several days of watching and waiting, a U-Haul…
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September 25, 2018
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Check out DCF Summer Newsletter

Thank you for your partnership with DCF.  Take a moment and read DCF's Summer Newsletter to learn what DCF has been doing. DCF has provided dental service to thousands of people so far this year in Peru, Ecuador and Tanzania, with plans to serve in Honduras, Haiti and Ecuador before…
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July 11, 2018
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Peru Team Arrived Safely

Peru, January, 2018 After some travel complications caused by the unusual snow which hit Charleston which resulted in closure of the airport, things have been going smoothly with this first mission trip of the new year.  Everyone arrived safely in Peru from as far away as Texas and California. The…
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January 9, 2018
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Ending the year strong—Haiti 2017

A team of nine served once again on the island of LaGonave off the coast of Haiti.  It was over 20 years ago when I first visited this site.  Over the years signs of progress can be seen, but much is still needed.  There are few jobs to be found…
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November 21, 2017
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DCF Returns From Honduras

DCF Returns from Honduras For the past 7 years, DCF teams have traveled to San Marcos de Colon in southern Honduras to work with the Good Samaritan Baptist Mission.  A team for 15 worked very hard during the week of September 16-23.  This year's group was a little smaller than…
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October 8, 2017
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Application Open for 2018 Ecuador Trip

Consider joining the Dental Community Fellowship on its Annual Trip to Ecuador March 10-18, 2018. DCF needs dental students in all four classes, graduate dentists, dental hygienists, spouses and friends to join the team. Services provided include dental care with restorative, preventive, and exodontia along with visits to local schools to…
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August 18, 2017
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Join DCF for August 27 Scrub Burn

If you are in Charleston on Sunday, August 27, join DCF for its Annual Scrub Burn Sunday from 6-8pm. The Dental Community Fellowship (DCF) began an event called Scrub Burn several years ago to celebrate the accomplishment of the new dental students completing their first course.  We thought is was appropriate that the event would include…
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August 8, 2017
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DCF Team Recently Returned From Peru

This year marks the first time that DCF has served in Peru on two different trips.  Our traditional visit has been in January, but another team of 18 recently returned to the U.S. (and U.K.) after having spent a very good week at Tombo de Gozo, a beautiful church camp…
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July 10, 2017