Dr. Eric Wu, founder of the Midpeninsula Chapter of Smile for a Lifetime, Gives Two Students the Gift of a Smile
Online PR News – 19-May-2015 – PALO ALTO, CA – Dr. Eric Wu of Wu Orthodontics founded the local Midpeninsula Chapter of Smile for a Lifetime, a non-profit organization providing no-cost braces to underserved youth. On May 28th, Dr. Wu and his team will visit Eastside College Preparatory School in Palo Alto to give a surprise announcement to two of the newest orthodontic scholarship recipients.
The Smile for a Lifetime national foundation provides hundreds of orthodontic scholarships each year to children through local U.S. Chapters. Each Chapter has its own Board of Directors who chooses the patients to be treated by the Foundation. The Midpeninsula Chapter of Smile for a Lifetime aims to award 6 children with no cost braces this year.
“Smile for a Lifetime is truly a rewarding venture. Seeing the kids’ confidence levels grow with every visit to my office is indescribable. I can’t wait to surprise the two newest scholarship recipients at their school,” says Dr. Eric Wu.
Recipients of the award are selected based on financial and orthodontic need, community involvement and letters of recommendation.
For application guidelines, deadlines and general information about Smile for a Lifetime, Midpeninsula, please visit www.wuortho.com/smile-for-a-lifetime.
About Wu Orthodontics
Wu Orthodontics has been serving the Palo Alto area for over eight years and offers top quality orthodontic care in a state-of-the-art facility. The practice is dedicated to using the most advanced orthodontic techniques and treatment options to deliver outstanding results. Wu Orthodontics strives to provide treatment options that reduce treatment time, avoid extractions and provide greater comfort during treatment.
About Smile for a Lifetime
Smile for a Lifetime Midpeninsula is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides no-cost braces to underserved youth. We aim to reach individuals with financial challenges, special situations, and orthodontic needs.