Mission Smiles partners with local churches and ministries to provide dental clinics in various neighborhoods throughout Tampa Bay, bringing the hands of Jesus to those in need.
They provided this report of their visit on April 11, 2021:
They served six guests and performed 14 extractions. The dollar value of dental services and volunteer hours provided to the community was $6,989. The report continues,
“We extend our appreciation to Joan Mellen, Hyde Park’s Open Arms Ministry liaision, for the supoort of the dental clinic. We were so happy to return after not being there for 18 months and appreciated serving the underserved with free dental care. So grateful to have Pastor Vicki Walker providing communion & pray to all those who were interested. What a blessing!
Our heartfelt appreciation goes out to our professional team: Dr, Kayanna Beckman, Dr, Caitlin Martini, Mackenzie Anderson, Ja’Mia Micheal
The hands and feet of Jesus were demonstrated throughout the day. The spirit of God descended on this day and all were truly blessed. Our thanks to Hyde Park United Methodist for providing us such a delightful lunch.
Special thanks to: Hyde Park Team: Joan Mellen, Pastor Vicki Walker, Lori Lee and Amanda Garces
Mission Smiles Team: Anne Hasler, Clarissa Albureque, Larry Hopkins, Larry Hopkins and Kathy McGartland