Events

Oral Cancer Foundation Walk 2017

September 30, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

The 3rd Annual Oral Cancer Foundation Walk for Awareness of Kirkland, Washington is a family-friendly FUNdraising event for the entire community! Please join us on Saturday, September 30, 2017 as we gather to raise awareness for oral cancer. 

Getting Involved

There are numerous ways to volunteer your time and talents. Recruit your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to raise funds and participate. Volunteer your time: make new friends and help our events go smoothly by joining the organizing team to help plan this event.

Register to Walk

Register and create your personal fundraising page and start collecting donations from co-workers, family and friends.

Not able to attend the event in person? You can still help raise funds for OCF by joining the event as a Donor/Supporter not attending. You will have access to the same online fundraising tools as any other participant.

Create a Team 

Create a team with family and friends or your company.  Set a team goal and get ready to have fun and walk/run together! To create or join a team sign up to register and when it asks your "Role" you will either select "Create Team" if you are the first person from your team to register or "Join Team" if the team has already been created and choose your team from the drop down menu.

Volunteer

The Oral Cancer Foundation Walk for Awareness - Kirkland, Washington depends greatly on our volunteers. The concept of giving back and helping the community is strong in our volunteers' minds, as is their desire to make a difference in the lives of oral cancer patients and their families. If you would like to volunteer, please RSVP here.

The success of our events would not be possible without the tremendous support and dedication of our wonderful volunteers before, during and after the event. There are many volunteer opportunities to suit your interests and skills.

Fundraise

The Oral Cancer Foundation Walk for Awareness - Kirkland, Washington would not be possible without the generous financial support of our sponsors and participants. At this time there is no minimum fundraising requirement for event participants but everyone is encouraged to set a personal goal of at least $100. The person who raises the most over $2,000 on their personal fundraising page will be given the choice of an iPad Mini, a Vitamix, or a $500 VISA gift card. Every person who raises $1,000 on their personal fundraising page will win a $100 VISA gift card! Good luck!

Contact Us if you have any questions!

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Participation in this important event deserves your serious consideration. We believe that your presence in the community has demonstrated your commitment to the people who live in it. Please join us as we aim to increase awareness and help promote early detection to win the battle against oral cancer for families and friends of Washington.

 

With oral cancer on the rise for the 10th year in a row, the impact of sponsors and corporate loyalty is needed more than ever. By partnering with The Oral Cancer Foundation Walk for Awareness - Kirkland, Washington companies are demonstrating their care and dedication to improving the lives of the oral cancer community locally and across the U.S. 

 

Download the sponsorship form HERE. Please contact us to learn more about Media Sponsorship and Event Sponsorship. 

 

 

WDHA House of Delegates 2017 / Annual Meeting

October 13 - 15, 2017

 

Pre-HOD activities:

  • DHEC Meeting - Friday @ 9:00 am
  • CE Course - Friday @ 1:00 pm
  • BOT Meeting - Friday @ 6:00 pm

 

 Hose of Delegates /Annual Meeting

  • Saturday 8:00 am
  • Saturday Evening Fun!
  • Sunday 8:00 am

Seattle King County Clinic

October 26 - 29, 2017

 

The community is coming together to produce the Seattle/King County Clinic, Oct. 26 – 29, 2017 in KeyArena at Seattle Center. This giant health clinic offers a full range of free dental, vision and medical care to underserved and vulnerable populations in the region. The effort, involving months of preparation and thousands of volunteers, transforms KeyArena into the largest clinic of its kind in Washington State. Over 4,000 patients are served by over 3,000 healthcare professionals and general support volunteers, providing more than $3.5 million in healthcare services.

 

Volunteer Dental Hygienists are needed at the SKC Clinic. Join as many as 100 partner organizations, including the Washington Dental Hygienists’ Association, to offer free dental, vision and medical care to underserved and vulnerable populations. With your help, we can treat over 4000 patients and provide more than $3.5 million in healthcare services. Each day the Clinic needs over 750 healthcare professionals and general support volunteers to operate. The Clinic provides most equipment and supplies, as well as free meals and parking. Don’t forget, you can earn up to 5 CE credits per year by volunteering! Learn more: seattlecenter.org/volunteers

 

 

Mission Statement

"The mission of WDHA is to increase awareness of and access to quality oral health care, to promote the highest standards of research and education, licensure and practice for dental hygienists, and to represent and promote the interests of the dental hygiene profession, as a means to improve the public's health."

 

Vision Statement

Create a community of autonomous professionals who serve as leaders in oral health through collaborative healthcare integration.

 

Core Ideology

Promote and advance the dental hygiene profession to improve the public’s oral and overall health.