In this session, attendees will hear from an ASDA member who coordinated an outstanding community service event that brought Give Back A Smile (the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s Charitable Foundation) together with jewelry brand Kendra Scott. Attendees will hear about the success and methodology that led to raising over $5,000, learn how to work with a business, and understand tips to increase event engagement. Resources to coordinate your own community service event and fundraiser will also be shared.
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
- Understand ASDA’s mission regarding community service.
- Understand the process to partner with an organization to raise funds for a nonprofit.
- Gain ideas for service projects for their local communities.
- Utilize ASDA’s community service resources, including the existing how-to-guide for chapters.
Keely Stofer is a third year DDS candidate at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry. She currently serves as the District 8 Outreach Chair for the second year and Outreach and Fever-Week Chair at her local chapter. In her free time, Keely enjoys playing oboe in the Kansas City Medical Arts Symphony, playing golf and tennis, and engaging with her community in service opportunities.