Vision

To give supported dentists, team members, support professionals and the communities they serve more reasons to smile through passionate, thoughtful and generous assistance.

Mission

To harness the generous and compassionate spirit of those connected to our support network through broad-based giving to charitable pillars, the heart of which is rooted in assisting supported dentists, team members and support professionals in their time of need.

Leadership

Heartland Dental Foundation Advisory Board is a committee of Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation that provides leadership and advisement over the Heartland Dental Foundation Funds.
Learn more about the Heartland Dental Foundation Advisory Board.

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Economic Hardship Program

 

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Our Purpose

The Heartland Dental Foundation Economic Hardship Program helps Heartland Dental supported dentists, team members and support professionals who are experiencing economic hardship and are unable to afford housing, utilities and other basic living needs because of a qualified disaster, life-threatening illness or injury, death or other catastrophic or extreme circumstances beyond the employee’s control.

Who Is Eligible

All Heartland Dental employees, supported dentists and support professionals who are employed part-time or full-time for at least six (6) months prior to submitting this application AND have experienced a qualifying incident (see application for definitions) within 60 days of the date of application. In the case of death of the employee, then a spouse or eligible dependent may apply. An employee can only be approved for assistance once within a twelve-month period.

Download Our Economic Hardship Application or Apply Online

Testimonials

We love to share the success stories from the team members we have been able to help support in their time of need.

Anonymous

Anonymous

A team member received help while recovering from a heart attack.

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Rachel Goulette Simmons

Rachel Goulette Simmons

Rachel and her family received support when her husband, Frank, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.

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Nicole Prevratil

Nicole Prevratil

Nicole received help when her son was hospitalized for a rare skin condition.

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Danielle Flemming

Danielle Flemming

Danielle Flemming and her family received support during her battle against cancer.

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Recent News Articles

Heartland Dental Foundation Raises More Than $15,000 with its 2nd Annual Hauntland Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser.

Heartland Dental Foundation Raises More Than $15,000 with its 2nd Annual Hauntland Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser.

Heartland Dental supported dentists, team members, and support professionals recently raised more than $15,000 through the 2nd Annual Hauntland ...

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Heartland Dental Foundation Raises over $84,000 with 2nd annual virtual 5k/10k event!

Heartland Dental Foundation Raises over $84,000 with 2nd annual virtual 5k/10k event!

Through registrations, donations, and sponsorships, Heartland Dental Foundation raised over $84,000. There were 520 participants in the virtual ...

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Heartland Dental Foundation raises $60,000 with inaugural virtual 5k/10k

Heartland Dental Foundation raises $60,000 with inaugural virtual 5k/10k

Through registrations, donations, and sponsorships, Heartland Dental Foundation raised $60,000. There were 728 participants in the virtual event.

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