About the 2019 Beneficiary –
North Carolina Missions of Mercy – Charlotte
This year’s Gala will showcase NCMOM’S portable outreach program of the North Carolina Dental Society to provide free adult dental care to those in financial need with few or no other options. The goal is to provide free dental treatment to 2,500 or more qualifying adults. The clinic is staffed by volunteer dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, laboratory technicians, health professionals, and general volunteers from Charlotte and across the state.
Dr. John McAllister and his staff feel honored to be part of the communities. They love to participate in church, community, and educational charities. They give their time and skills to provide free dental services to those in need through many organizations, such as Dental Bus, School Programs, Missions of Mercy, etc. Please look below for more details. Over the years we have been involved with the following organizations and charities:
- Hickory Daily Record (CCM): Player’s fervor helps craft disc golf foundation in Hickory
- Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministries (CCM): Dr. John McAllister served on the Board of Directors and donates time and service to the ministry and to those in need of free dental care. We also sponsor its Harvest of Hope Walk and annual fundraising events.
- John McAllister served on the board of directors for a 3-year term, ending January 2015. Dr. John McAllister and his staff work at the CCM dental clinic to provide free dental care.
- Dental Bus Ministry of NC Baptist Men: We provide free dental care on the mobile dental operatory.
- Give Kids a Smile (Education): Every year, McAllister Dentistry provides free in-office dental hygiene and education for area elementary school kids.
- Foothills Homeless Veterans Stand Down: Dr. John McAllister serves on the organizational committee and provides free dental care to veterans in need.
- John McAllister has served on the organizational committee and has provided free dental care to veterans in need.
- The North Carolina Missions of Mercy: Dr. John McAllister provides free dental care to those in need during this annual two-day event.
- Give Back A Smile (Domestic Violence): Our team provides free dental care and cosmetic dental restoration for victims of domestic violence.
- Hickery High School: We are an annual athletic booster sponsor.
- Northview Middle School: We are an annual Silver Sponsor of the Boosters Club.
- Hickory Christian Academy: We are an annual sponsor of the HCA Golf Tournament that provides need-based tuition assistance and scholarships.
- Wittenburg Elementary School: We aid this school by sponsoring fundraisers.
- Viewmont Elementary School: We are an annual sponsor for fundraisers.
- Catawba Valley Young Life: We are an annual sponsor.
- Carolina Cycle Challenge for Pediatric Cancer Research: We are a sponsor.
- American Heart Association: We are a sponsor.
- Open Door Homeless Relief Program: Based at Open Door Baptist Church in Conover, North Carolina. We donate toothbrushes & toothpaste for the homeless people of Catawba County.
- Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Christmas: This service is for the LoveOne13 Church in Conover, North Carolina. We donate children’s toothbrushes, floss, and toothpaste to fill shoeboxes as gifts for Christmas.
- Ride 2 Recovery: McAllister Dentistry made a financial contribution to Ride 2 Recovery, which is an organization that uses bicycling as a means to rehabilitate wounded veterans. It also helps physically injured veterans get customized bicycles.
- MotoRide Poker Run: We donate a gift bag for the auction to raise money for Ride 2 Recovery.
- Fellowship of Christian Athletes (www.fca.org): We made a financial contribution to support the 2013 FCA Golf Tournament at Rock Barn. This organization is the largest Christian sports organization in the world, and it supports area coaches and athletes.
- We donated dental hygiene supplies for the FCA golf tournament and summer basketball camp.
- F.O. Disc Golf Club: We are an annual sponsor of the club and tournament.
- Sites Orchard Boys’ Home: We supply a donation of dental hygiene supplies.
- Huntington Hills Church of God: We are a sponsor.
- Jimmy Hughes Ministry: We provide a donation of dental hygiene supplies to the medical mission to Honduras.
- Aloysius Catholic Church: We supply a donation of dental hygiene supplies.
- Kiwannis Club: We supply a donation of dental hygiene supplies.
- Operation Christmas Child: We supply a donation of dental hygiene supplies.