Harbor Dental Society Foundation






The HDS Foundation is happy to be a part of this year’s Long Beach Gives Fundraiser Sept. 19, 2024.

To Donate Visit: Long Beach Gives

 Each contribution helps the HDS Foundation continue its mission of transforming lives with smiles and access to oral healthcare.

  • Giving continues and you can be a part of it!
  • An addition option is to donate online or by check directly to the HDS Foundation Fundclick here (secure site)

Spread the word to your staff, patients, family, and friends as this is a great cause for our community and worth sharing!

Join our Social Media Squad by sharing posts to help spread the word. Be sure to “like”, comment, and share our posts on Harbor Dental Society’s Facebook pageHDS Foundation Facebook page, and Harbor Dental Society’s Instagram.

Thank you for your valued and continued support of the HDS Foundation’s mission—To improve the oral health of the local underserved community through volunteer efforts and funding. 

With Gratitude as We Move Forward Together!

Aarti Shah, DDS


HDS Foundation 2024-2025

Another Way to Donate Today! Harbor Dental Society Foundation Fund

The Harbor Dental Society Foundation Fund supports the underserved public and community for oral healthcare treatment and education.

The Harbor Dental Society Foundation is the 501(c)3 not-for-profit charitable arm of the Harbor Dental Society, founded in 1915, with the mission to improve the oral health of the local underserved community through volunteer efforts and funding along with the vision to support projects and programs within the Harbor Dental Society component that improves the oral health of the underserved community.

The Harbor Dental Society Foundation manages and administers grants, donations and contributions to sustain the community outreach services and activities as well as promotes volunteer service opportunities to help the underserved and to educate the public on oral healthcare by supporting similar 501 (c) 3 charitable organizations including CDA Cares, Children’s Dental Health Clinic, the Orthodontic Program of the Assistance League of Long Beach, and Everyone for Veterans.

How You Can Help
Make a donation today. Your contribution receives a full tax-deduction and goes directly to the Harbor Dental Society Foundation Fund, serving the underserved public and community for oral healthcare treatment and education.

Use the secure form below to make an online donation. We appreciate your support!

Contributions By Check
Check donations may be mailed to:

Long Beach Community Foundation, 400 Oceangate, Suite 800, Long Beach, CA 90802. Please write "Harbor Dental Society" in the memo section of your check.

Contributions By Credit Card - To donate to the fund, click the link: https://longbeachcf.org/donate/harbor-dental-society-foundation-fund/

Community Outreach – How Your Support Helps as a Volunteer and Donor

CDA Cares Long Beach is scheduled for Saturday, August 17, 2024 and is open to the public who live within 30 minutes or miles from the city of Long Beach. This one-day clinic will provide dental services at no cost to adults and children who have difficulty accessing dental care. Patients who receive treatment at the clinic will be matched with a Medi-Cal Dental provider to continue restorative and routine care long-term.

Appointments are required. Click here to fill out the patient inquiry form

To schedule an appointment, contact Myishia Dean-Johnson at emailL myishia.johnson@cda.org

Spanish speakers, please have an interpreter available to help make your request by email


CDA Cares - The California Dental Association and CDA Foundation host CDA Cares, a program that allows volunteer dentists, with the assistance of other dental professionals and community volunteers, to provide dental services at no charge to an average of 1,950 people at each event. www.cdafoundation.org/cda-cares 

Children’s Dental Health Clinic in Long Beach - The Children's Dental Health Clinic is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality basic and specialty dental services, including oral health education, to economically disadvantaged children, ages 0-19, in the Greater Long Beach and South Bay areas. CDHC link: http://www.cdhc.org/   .

Assistance League of Long Beach (Orthodontics Program) - The new Children's Center opening in Fall 2019 will enable the orthodontic services to expand, serving low and moderate-income children, increasing the number of patients in braces from 700 to 1000. The HDS Foundation is a Creating Smiles campaign donor to support the success of this program. www.allb.org 

2024 HDS Foundation Board of Trustees

HDS Foundation Chair Aarti Shah, DDS  
HDS Foundation Vice Chair Jeffrey McCullough, DMD  
HDS Foundation Secretary/Treasurer Jonathan H. Lo, DDS  
HDS Foundation Trustee Donna Marie C. Calima, DMD  
HDS Foundation Trustee Santos Cortez, DDS  
HDS Foundation Trustee Veronica Greene, DDS, MPH  
HDS Foundation Trustee Amir Kazim, DDS   
HDS Foundation Trustee Belinda Balais, DMD  

HDS Foundation Advisory Trustee Ron Rand, Morgan & Stanley

HDS Foundation Advisory Trustee Steve Schroeder, ESQ, CPA


About the HDS Foundation

Mission: To improve the oral health of the local underserved community through volunteer efforts and funding.
Vision:   HDS Foundation supports projects and programs within the harbor dental society component that improves the oral health of the underserved community.

Strategic Plan
1. Manage and administer grants, donations and contributions to sustain the financial activities of the Foundation
a. Tactics: fundraising, collaborate with like organizations and local community clinics for financial leverage
b. Determine grant recipients
c. Ensure continued growth of investments
2. Community outreach to promote volunteer opportunities to serve the underserved and educate the public on oral health
a. CDA Cares and CDA Foundation
b. Health fairs and school screenings locally
c. Children's Dental Health Clinic and Everyone for Veterans
3. Dental society member engagement
a. Encourage volunteer activities - recruit interested members through emails, announcement, social functions
b. Encourage committee and or board participation
c. Leadership development within the Foundation

Contact Us  

HDS Foundation
4010 Watson Plaza Drive, Suite 210
Lakewood, CA 90712
Tel. 562.595.6303 Email: Kristin@HarborDentalSociety.org

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