At Delta Dental of Colorado, it’s our mission to improve the oral health of the communities we serve, and we pride ourselves in giving back to our Colorado communities.
In addition to the great work the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation does, our employees are committed to different charitable initiatives across the state. Check out the great organizations we proudly partner with:
The first Monday of every month, 3 or 4 DDCO employees cook and serve breakfast to homeless youth at the Urban Peak’s shelter.
60% of nursing-home residents never have a visitor. To combat this, we have 7 employees who are adopting a nursing-home resident and visiting them on a regular basis.
This organization focuses on Denver’s lower-income youth, promoting early literacy, education, and youth development. Throughout the year, we host several fundraisers to support this We recently hosted a silent auction that raised $545. We’ve raised $1,392 so far for 2015 and nearly $80,000 in 2014.
Later this year, DDCO employees will help youth who are aging out of the foster-care system learn skills like resume writing, interviewing, and dressing professionally. We will also have a day where these individuals can shadow an employee at the DDCO office to learn more about a particular job.