Grantee Blog 2020

Celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month at JFK Elementary School

More than seventy years ago, the American Dental Association established a one-day celebration in February devoted to pediatric dental health. Over the years, it has grown to a month-long campaign to promote dental health and awareness for children. The theme for this year’s event is “Water, Nature’s Drink!”

Here in Jamesburg, our pre-k students will be returning to a virtual learning model on February 16; covid restrictions have made it impossible to resume a normal schedule. Nevertheless, we are moving forward with activities for our dental health grant:

At the end of Dental Health Month, we will continue our efforts to imbed dental health awareness into the school’s curriculum and culture.



About the Grantee

United Way of Central Jersey

The United Way of Central Jersey provides leadership to create opportunities for a better life for people living or working in our community who are needy, at risk and vulnerable. We achieve this by mobilizing people,organizations and financial resources to create and sustain programs that achieve targeted outcomes and lasting change through volunteerism, partnerships,services and advocacy.