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Join Us for a Hard Hat Tour

Join Us for a Hard Hat Tour

You're invited! Join Karla-Marie Santiago, Local Start Executive Director, and the rest of the team for a hard hat tour on August 3 and 4. This is your opportunity to see the clinic before we open our doors to patients. Space is limited to five individuals per tour,...

We’re All Smiles for this Feature in Durham Magazine

We’re All Smiles for this Feature in Durham Magazine

Thanks for sharing our story, Durham Magazine! We're all smiles for a feature in the May issue. To learn more about how we're on track to restore smiles and confidence for our underserved neighbors while advancing the clinical skills of dental professionals, please...

FUNDRAISING UPDATE

FUNDRAISING UPDATE

We have raised $1.7 million of our $2.1 million goal. All gifts are tax-deductible, and multi-year gifts are welcome. A Founders Wall and Plaque on permanent display in our lobby will recognize major start-up campaign gifts: Founders Wall Platinum: $250,000+ Gold:...

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Construction is well underway! Finishes have been selected, concrete has been placed, and walls are currently being framed. Progress is being made every day on Jackson Street, and we are on track to open the clinic in August to start receiving patients.

HIRING UPDATE

HIRING UPDATE

We are delighted to introduce Karla Santiago as Local Start Dental's first Executive Director. Karla is an accomplished business leader with ten years in the healthcare industry where she most recently served as the Executive Director of Clinical Operations at the UNC...

Our Campaign is back on!

Our Campaign is back on!

After a brief slow down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Local Start Dental’s campaign to raise $2.37 million for clinic construction and start-up operations is back on! To date, we have received more than $1.07 million in actual and pledged commitments of cash and...

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