Delta Dental donated school supplies

Delta Dental of New Jersey associates donated stickers and created cards to bring smiles to the children at Children’s Specialized Hospital and Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital. Amy Lehrer, Delta Dental, made the special delivery to Children’s Specialized Hospital.

PARSIPPANY — Delta Dental of New Jersey (DDNJ)’s recently held a three-part Pack a Smile collection drive which helped to brighten children’s day in a variety of ways.

Delta Dental of New Jersey associates donated new backpacks and schools supplies to benefit the children at Eva’s Village in Paterson and Cathedral Kitchen in Camden. Eva’s Village and Cathedral Kitchen are also Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation grantees, and receive Foundation funding to support their dental health programs. Pictured left to right: Delta Dental Associates: Sherri Alexander; Tony Holmes; Monica Jeronimo; Terry-Ann Zander (front, kneeling); Lori Acker; and Cecily Garris.

This drive was broken up into the following parts:

  • Pack an Envelope of Smiles, Sticker Collection/ Make a Card (June 28–July 13)
  • Backpack School Supply Collection (July 9-July 27)
  • Packing Support for Youth, New Bedding Collection (August 6- August 17)

Delta Dental of New Jersey also donated oral health kits to Eva’s Village, Cathedral Kitchen and Roots and Wings.

Delta Dental of New Jersey associates donated new bedding to benefit clients of Roots and Wings in Denville. Roots and Wings provides young adults who age out of New Jersey’s foster care system with safe housing, education, life skills, and more to support them towards achieving self-sufficiency. Pictured left to right: Wendy Walker, Delta Dental; and Molly Fagan, Roots and Wings.