The WDA Foundation is unable to assist with providing and/or coordinating volunteers for your event. Event organizers are responsible for soliciting all volunteers.
The WDA Foundation is happy to provide general support materials and answer questions but, due to staffing constraints, we are unable to provide custom materials or help you manage the event.
Yes, but only after the fundraising event has been approved and you have signed the required agreement. The WDA Foundation will provide you with a logo that can be used in your promotional materials. Any and all materials that include the provided logo or use the name of the WDA Foundation and/or any of its… Continue Reading Can I use the WDA Foundation’s name and logo in my publicity for the event?
It is recommended that you submit your proposal as early as possible. You will be contacted by e-mail within 10 business days with a decision. Submission of a proposal does not guarantee approval. We cannot endorse fundraisers that are in conflict with the ethics of the WDA Foundation or are considered controversial in nature. We… Continue Reading When should I submit my fundraising event proposal?
Yes, tooth decay still remains a widespread problem, affecting more than 90 percent of Americans by the time they reach their adult years. In fact, 53 percent of Wisconsin third graders have at least one cavity, according to the state Department of Health Services’ report “Healthy Smiles/Healthy Growth Wisconsin’s Third Grade Children” released in 2013.… Continue Reading Is fluoridated water still needed?
Yes, research proves drinking fluoridated water reduces tooth decay by about 25 percent over a lifetime. As community water fluoridation increased in the U.S. between 1966 and 1994, the average number of decayed, filled or missing teeth among 12-yearolds fell 68 percent Evidence supporting fluoridated water’s effectiveness has been building for almost 70 years, even… Continue Reading Does fluoridated water prevent tooth decay?
At 1 ppm, fluoride is diluted in a million parts of water. So, 1 ppm can be represented as: 1 inch in 16 miles 1 minute in two years 1 cent in $10,000 With the new HHS recommendation of 0.7 ppm, even less fluoride is actually present in the water, but still is sufficient for… Continue Reading How much fluoride is added to the water?
If you have questions on any aspect of the WDA Foundation, you can go to wda.org/wda-foundation or contact Vicki Bohman at [email protected] or414-755-4198.
Why is it important for me to make a donation to the Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation on my dues statement? Is it tax-deductible?
Each donation made on a WDA dues statement is unrestricted and creates a financial base for the foundation; allowing for efficient management and effective use of funds.It also impacts the foundation’s ability to provide grants to nonprofit dental programs and scholarships to dental and dental hygiene students. The WDA Foundation is a qualified501(c)(3) charitable organization… Continue Reading Why is it important for me to make a donation to the Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation on my dues statement? Is it tax-deductible?
Each donation, whether restricted or unrestricted, is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law when it is made to a qualified 501(c)(3) charitable organization.