Dentists who need assistance with food, water, clothing, and shelter in the wake of the recent flooding in Louisiana can seek immediate aid from the ADA Foundation’s Emergency Disaster Grant Program. The program can quickly provide up to $2,000 in aid to those dentists in declared disaster areas.
Dentists may apply by submitting an application form directly to the ADA Foundation. The application is available at adafoundation.org. Dentists do not have to be members of the ADA to receive aid. Also, the Louisiana Dental Foundation is offering disaster grants and a list of disaster preparedness and recovery resources for all dentists.
The ADA has additional information on disaster recovery and emergency planning at ADA.org. The ADA Foundation and accepts contributions for its Emergency Disaster Grant Program. To donate, call (312) 440-2547 or visit adafoundation.org/en/how-to-help. Donors can contribute to the Louisiana Dental Association Foundation as well.