Bluffton Self Help pays for local's much-needed dental surgery

info@islandpacket.comDecember 27, 2013 

Joann's teeth were bothering her. She did not have dental insurance and couldn't afford to go to the dentist.

Her employer suggested she go to Bluffton Self Help, which paid for the needed surgery that prevented an infection from spreading to her jawbone. She has recovered from the surgery and is undergoing further evaluation to discover the cause of the rapid dental deterioration.

Bluffton Self Help provides a broad range of social services for poor working families, the disabled, sick and elderly.


Dr. and Mrs. Arnold Gellman: $100

In memory of Stefano Testa: $25

Speedy Recovery to Nancy: $25

Constance Marchese: $100

Michael Garrity: $50

Lowcountry Presbyterian Church: $500

Neighborhood Card Club: $100

B.J. Campbell: $100

Network for Good: $50

Arnold and Judith Forman: $100

James Barnett: $45

In honor of the Funk Family: $250

Anonymous: $5:000, $500, $400, $400, $312.50, $250, $250, $250, $200, $200, $200, $200, $200, $200, $100, $100, $100, $100, $100, $100, $100, $75, $50, $50, $50, $50, $50, $50, $50, $50, $50, $20, $20, $18

Total to date: $62,911.45

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