Community Highlights: United Concordia Dental
For United Concordia Dental, a strong commitment to the community has been fundamental to its corporate culture since the organization first opened its doors in 1971. United Concordia Dental's longstanding tradition of supporting nonprofit and charitable organizations amounts to more than $1 million in corporate donations for local, regional and national organizations, including the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association and March of Dimes. Both the organization’s leadership team and its employees are personally involved in numerous national and local organizations, including Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Leadership Harrisburg and United Way.
United Concordia Dental's corporate social responsibility efforts are tied to its mission of improving the oral health of the members and communities it serves and have typically included helping deliver free dental care to adults and children in need, providing financial support for colleges and universities to support students pursuing dental degrees, and offering education grants to fund programs that benefit children and youth.
Among United Concordia Dental's 2014 community highlights were teaming up to deliver dental care to 400 students at an elementary school in Harrisburg, participating in a three-year partnership with the Philadelphia Zoo to promote the oral wellness of both humans and animals and awarding scholarships to 32 dental hygienists and dental students pursuing their advanced degrees.
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Thousands of adults and children have benefited from free dental exams, sealants, x-rays and fillings donated by United Concordia Dental.
From your eyes
"United Concordia Dental provides much-needed support for our work at clinic sites in Maryland and Pennsylvania. …"
Mission of Mercy
"We truly value the partnership we have with United Concordia Dental. With a focus on dental wellness, United Concordia Dental provides much-needed support for our work at clinic sites in Maryland and Pennsylvania, helping impact the lives of those in need. With United Concordia Dental's corporate goodwill mission being to impact the oral and overall health of the uninsured and underinsured in the communities where our members and employees live and work it is clear how our missions work together!"
United Concordia Dental has partnered with Mission of Mercy since 2010, providing a yearly sponsorship to assist with the costs of delivering care at their dental clinics in Maryland and Pennsylvania.
In our words
"I just knew this was the kind of bold and innovative company I wanted to work for. …"
Sales Executive III, Southern Region
United Concordia Dental
"When I heard about United Concordia Dental's new wellness program at a conference, I was immediately struck by the company's future focus: I just knew this was the kind of bold and innovative company I wanted to work for. A few months later I am proud to have been invited to join the United Concordia Dental team and look forward to helping share our dental wellness products and services with my clients."