The SmileFaith Mountain Dental Center & SmileFaith Community Center are based in Jenkins, Kentucky (Eastern Kentucky Appalachian Mountains) and hosts volunteer dental teams (dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, office staff, ministry volunteers) to provide basic dental treatments (exams, cleanings, fillings & extractions) or take impressions for dentures. Ministry volunteers are needed for greeting, dental registration, reading glass ministry, prayer, and evangelism at these events.
SmileFaith also has the following needs:
- Construction teams to convert an existing warehouse into a community center which will serve as a Christian outreach to the local community: provide basketball court flooring; fitness room flooring; wall padding
- Recreational/sports equipment needed (free weights; fitness machines, treadmills, etc.)
- Remodel the SmileFaith Guest House: redo electrical wiring; kitchen needs to be expanded and install new flooring, appliances and cabinets
SmileFaith, Inc. is a Christian non-profit, 501c3 organization providing ministry, free dental care and wellness programs to the under-served of Eastern Kentucky, Florida and beyond.
Housing and Food Preparation:
Trip cost is $50 per day for each participant and includes comfortable lodging, meals and local transportation.
Size of Teams: Variable (guest house sleeps up to 20)
Available Dates for Teams:
Trips range from a long weekend to a week in duration.
Materials for Ministry:
Fully equipped dental clinic available. Teams are encouraged to provide disposable dental supplies. Volunteer teams can provide construction materials or donations for project work.
Mailing Address & Guest House:
9775 Highway 805
Jenkins, KY 41537