It wasn't easy, but....
We did it! On February 26th, 2018 more than 60 volunteers came together to lay down 41,769 toothbrushes to break the record for the longest line of toothbrushes.
Did you know that tooth decay is the #1 chronic childhood illness in America? We didn't. We also discovered that...
We knew that we could do something about it. But not alone. With a team. Our sponsors provided the toothbrushes. Walmart provided the toothpaste. The Ranch Event Complex in Larimer County provided the space. Our volunteers provided the labor. Volunteers laid down toothbrushes, walked the line to make sure there were no gaps, and counted toothbrushes. Licensed surveyors volunteered their expertise to give us an official measurement.
It was truly an event that took a village... or an army... an army of people who love their community and willing to put their backs on line to help it (uh yeah, the event involved a lot of bending over!)
Add up all our efforts, and this is what we accomplished....
TUBES OF TOOTHPASTE
Our toothbrushes were sent to organizations through the state of Colorado.
A Precious Child
Aurora Day Center
Christian Action Guild
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Food Bank of the Rockies
Mile High Behavior Health
Alternatives to Violence
Immanual Lutheran Church
Larimer County FoodBank
Sunrise Community Health
Thompson School Disctrict
Weld County Food Bank
Blessing in a Backpack
Care and Share for Southerm Colorado
Community Food Share
Platueau Valley Elementary
Unity Way of Weld County
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead
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