2012 Delivery Pics/Vids

We make deliveries two ways:

Direct shipments of toothbrushes to organizations in need
and
Shipments of toothbrushes to our Delivery Squad members who then take them on their travels to deliver in person to an organization in need

Click Delivery Squad to see the Global Grins Delivery Squad and to find out how you can join and make a delivery of toothbrushes during your next travels!

Check out our Delivery Squad in action:

2011 Deliveries

2012 Deliveries:

Cambodia Click the flag to see a delivery made by Delivery Squad member, Dr. David Brown in Moscow, Russia in May, 2012.
Click the flag to see a video of a delivery made by Delivery Squad member, Dr. Tommy Murph to Jalapa, Guatemala in July, 2012.
Cambodia Click the flag to see a delivery made by Delivery Squad member, Jared Reichbaum to many people in Siem Reap, Cambodia in April, 2012.
Combodia Click the flag to see a delivery made possible by Dr. Collette Richards, Wing Commander in the Australian Royal Air Force, who worked with the USAF on the Pacific Angel humanitarian mission to the Philippines in March, 2012.
“ I Thank you for the support received from Global Grins for our recent mission to the Philippines.”
… Dr. Collette Richards, WGCDR
USA Global Grins delivered toothbrushes to the U.S. Vets facilities around the United States in February, 2012.  This organization provides housing, training and necessities to U.S. veterans in need.
“We really do appreciate the donation and have started to distribute the toothbrushes to our veterans and their families.  We are starting to fill up at our site with predominately …  female veterans and their children”
… William Wallace, Executive Director, U.S. Vets – St. Louis
Combodia Click the flag to see a photo Delivery Squad member, Mary Gallagher took during a delivery she made to a school in Cambodia in April, 2012.
“ Thank you so much to yourself, your donors, volunteers, etc. and anyone else involved in getting the box of toothbrushes to us in Cambodia. It is such a pleasure for me to work cooperatively with such a generous and worthwhile NGO as yourselves. Keep us the good work.”
… Mary Gallagher, New Era Cambodia
Mexico Click the flag to see a great video and photos from a delivery made by Delivery Squad member Suzy Garren to a Mayan village school Nabenchauk, Mexico, in January, 2012.
“Thanks so much for sending the toothbrushes and for enabling such a beautiful experience for me and the families.”
… Suzy Garren
Mexico Click the flag to see a delivery made by Delivery Squad member, Jared Reichbaum to some kids in Mexico City, Mexico, in March, 2012.
Peru Click the flag to see a delivery made by Delivery Squad members Joe and Mary Spiegelberg and Anna Griffin in Peru in March, 2012.
“The toothbrush delivery was a huge success … We delivered all 100 to 3 classrooms in a school of over 840 students … The children were very excited to see us and get the toothbrushes.”
… Joe Spiegelberg
Argentina Click the flag to see a delivery facilitated by Delivery Squad member, Micki Rach to a hospital in Bariloche, Argentina, in March, 2012.
“I must thank you for entrusting me with this enterprise; to receive the gratitude of doctors just for the tiny task of taking the toothbrushes from you to them, was something new in my life. Besides, it gave me the opportunity of seeing how these doctors work, and how many basic needs are still not propperly taken care of in my country. It was a small dose of reality, on one side, and on the other the pleasure of knowing that somewhere in this world there is people who care. So, many thanks again.”
… Graciela Montero
Kenya Click the flag to see a much needed delivery made by multiple-time Delivery Squad member, Jenny Emick to students in Kenya, in March, 2012.
“The trip to Kenya was incredible – all 1,000 toothbrushes were warmly received by many smiling children.”
… Jenny Emick
Mexico Click the flag to see photos from a delivery made by Delivery Squad member, Randi Sue Quat to some kids in Tecate, Mexico, in February, 2012.
“I cant thank you enough for allowing me the opportunity to be part of the Global Grins delivery. It was so much fun, and particularly fun to explain the joys of oral hygiene in spanish. The kids at the orphanage loved it. WHen i returned to the orphanage a few days later they were all happy to report to me their progress in brushing , as well as reporting their amigos who were not.”
… Randi Sue Quat
Panama Click the flag to see photos from a special delivery made by Delivery Squad member, Joanie Simmonds to a school in Bocas Del Toro, Panama, in February, 2012.
“Thank you again so much for the toothbrushes … While the children and their parents were in line awaiting dental care, I was able to gather groups together and teach “healthy tooth brushing” practices … The children were so grateful.”
… Joanie Simmonds
USA Click the flag to see a photo from Delivery Squad member, Lainey Sundborg’s delivery to a battered women’s shelter in Minneapolis, MN, USA, in March, 2012.
“They were very appreciative of the donation!!! … It was a great experience and I hope I can do it again in the future … Global Grins is helping so many people! It is amazing!”
… Lainey Sundborg
USA Click the flag to see photos from a delivery made by Delivery Squad members, Paige Olson and Chloe Zarco to a children’s shelter in Los Angeles, California, USA, in March, 2012.
“We are giving a presentation on Global Grins to our school… Thank you again!”
… Paige Olson
Cuba Click the flag to see photos from Delivery Squad member, Louis Patler’s delivery to a baseball team in Cienfuegos, Cuba, in February, 2012.
Rwanda Click the flag to see photos from Dr. Richard Reckmeyer’s deliveries to rural Rwanda in February, 2012.
“The ‘in between’ size was great and your generous donation was wonderful.”
… Dr. Richard Reckmeyer
Honduras Click the flag to see photos from some of the many deliveries made by Steve Mentzer in Honduras over the last part of 2011 and the first part of 2012.
“I can’t express in words the appreciation our organization has for your efforts to get these toothbrushes.”
… Steve Mentzer
Pakistan Click the flag to see photos from Delivery Squad member, Fahad Sohrab’s delivery to a school in northern Pakistan in February, 2012.
USA Click the flag to see Max Frankel’s photo from his friend, Erica, who delivered toothbrushes to her students in North Philadelphia, PA, USA in January, 2012.
“I just got a phone call from my friend Erica telling me how happy and appreciative the kids were.”
… Max Frankel
Haiti Click the flag to see a photo from a delivery made by Delivery Squad member, Jeff Gryboski to a children’s home in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in January, 2012.
“ I was privileged to be able to deliver the toothbrushes on my trip. Thank you for providing me with the toothbrushes to take to Haiti. Your request process was easy… thank you for all that Global Grins does to make these toothbrushes available around the world – such a simple way to help people maintain their oral hygiene.
… Jeff Gryboski
South Africa Click the flag to see Global Grins Delivery Squad member, Henry Shea, making a delivery to a township near Hermanus, South Africa, in January, 2012.
Combodia Click the flag to see a great video and photos Delivery Squad member, Sandy Ngo took during a delivery she made to a clinic in Prey Veng, Cambodia in January, 2012.
“… I ran out of toothbrushes, but thank you so much for sending them to me to hand out. It was a great experience.”
… Sandy Ngo
Bahamas Click the flag to see a group of Delivery Squad members from the 2012 Semester at Sea Reunion Voyage delivering toothbrushes to children in need in Nassau, Bahamas, in January, 2012.
“It was a very special day and a great adventure! Glad I could be a part of it! Looking into ways to spread global grins in LA, and love this brilliant idea and company model.”
… Marie Lively
Nepal Click the flag to see multi-time Global Grins Delivery Squad member, Dr. Karen Sokol-Gutierrez and her Hasilo Nepal Project team delivering toothbrushes and dental treatments to children in Nepal, in January, 2012.
“Happy new year and thank you so much for sending the Global Grins toothbrushes for the children in Nepal.”
… Dr. Karen Sokol-Gutierrez
Cambodia Click the flag to see Global Grins Delivery Squad member, Ksenija Olmer and students from St. Mary’s College making deliveries to schools in Siem Reap, Cambodia, in January, 2012.
“When asked if their teeth hurt about half the children in each class raise their hands and upon the closer inspection, the teeth decay is horrendous.”
… Ksenija Olmer

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