By serving the medical community, we at Professional Transition Strategies understand the value doctors and dentists provide their communities. That is why we donate a percentage of our revenue to four prestigious and well-serving non-profit organizations: Give Back A Smile, KIND, The American Heart Association, and Partners Seeking a Cure. In 2018, PTS is proud to announce that we donated over $50,000 to our charitable partners.
Give Back A Smile: Give Back A Smile is part of The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. This charitable foundation proudly helps heal some of the most traumatic effects of sexual and domestic violence by restoring smiles of the victims. Many of these domestic assaults on men and women were suffered by the hands of former intimate spouses and partners and family members, not to mention sexual assaults. Since being established in 1999, Give Back A Smile has restored more than 1,700 lives and smiles.
KIND: Kids in Need of Dentistry (KIND) is a Colorado-Based non-profit that provides affordable dental care to children throughout the state. Annually, KIND provides over $1 million of needed dental care and serves more than 8,000 children. Since its inception in 1912, KIND has helped thousands of children receive dental services at a cost their family can afford. They will never turn away a child due to the inability to pay.
The American Heart Association: Heart disease is the Number 1 killer throughout the world, followed by strokes. Besides death, these conditions can diminish quality of life as well as cause disability. The American Heart Association’s goal is to be a relentless force to ensure longer and healthier lives. This incredible cause is has invested over $4.1 BILLION in research – more than any other non-profit organization in the United States.
PSC Partners Seeking a Cure: PSC Partners Seeking a Cure provides education and support to Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis patients, their families and caregivers. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) is a rare, chronic, and progressive disease which affects the bile ducts inside and outside the liver. This devasting disease can eventually result in blockage and ultimately can lead to fibrosis and cirrhosis of the liver and liver failure. Founded in 2005, PSC Partners has awarded more than $3.1 million in research grants, patient registry growth, and hosting annual conferences. Many PSC patients experience inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and can be associated with various other autoimmune diseases.