Smile Power

Articles and Press Releases

Smiles Say It All

Issaquah Reporter May 2013

Smile, lend Tent City 4 a hand for upcoming Dental Day

Issaquah Press Nov 2011

Smile Power Provides Free Care to Tent City Residents

Kirkland Patch March 2011

Local School Sends Gifts to Bolivia
Issaquah Press Feb 2011

Discovery K-Kids' Help Non-Profit

Sammamish Review Jan 2011

Skyline Students Learn Ways to Serve

Sammamish Review Nov 2010

Big hearted Issaquah dentists, doctors provide care for the homeless

Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter March 2010

Smile Power Project Links Children Around the World

Issaquah Press April 2009

Smile Power Spreads Cheer Worldwide

Sammamish Review April 2009

November 21, 2006 - 
KXLY radio
Inland Northwest volunteers make journey of hope to Jamaica November 2006 outreach in Jamaica. 
KXLY radio presents an online report with video footage.
(No longer available online.)

May 7, 2006 - Pacific NW, Sunday Magazine
Beautiful, Smart And A Little Wild.
A new book explores the city we refuse to leave. 
Online excerpts from the book include a paragraph on Smile Power
See: 5th paragraph under the heading "Future Work, A Seattle Ethic".
(No longer available online.)

March 2006 - Chippewa Herald
Stories about the Bolivian outreach in March 2006.
Mark Baker is a professional journalist, publisher of the Chippewa Herald,
and a member of the Rotary Club of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.
See his photos and read what volunteers told him about their experiences in Cochamba, Bolivia.
(No longer available online.)

October 5, 2005 - Evening Magazine, King 5
Alfonso finds a miracle.
By Josephine Cheng.
Note: registration required by King 5 to view.
Keywords in Google: evening magazine, smile power, October 5, 2005.

July 26, 2003 - Seattle Times
By Michael Ko.

June 18, 2003 - Seattle Post-Intelligencer
2003 Jefferson Awards: Sammamish couple wins Onassis Award.
By Charles Pope.

March 6, 2003 - Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Jefferson Award winner: respectful giving becomes couple's mission.
By D. Parvaz.

November 12, 2002 - Evening Magazine
Alfonso finds a miracle.
By Josephine Cheng.
Keywords o King 5 site: Sherwin Shinn.
(No longer available online.)

October 24, 2002 - Issaquah Schools Foundation

NPR Radio
All Things Considered, April 12, 2002.

Sept. 4, 2002 - Seattle Times
Alfonso heading home, but smile and spirit to stay: Spine fixed, Bolivian boy relishes 'normal'.

April 12, 2002 - Seattle Times
All smiles after 12-hour spinal surgery.

April 5, 2002 - Seattle Times
Bolivian boy doing well after spinal surgery.

February 18, 2002 - Seattle Times
Bolivian boy to get operation on spine.

January 25, 2002 - Seattle Times
Thief takes children's donations.

January 16, 2002 - The Issaquah Press
Humanitarian Outreach Growing.

December 5, 2001 - The Issaquah Press
"A very special child".

December 5, 2001 - The Seattle Times

November 13, 2000 - Eastside Journal Online
Dentist Honored.

October 26, 2000

October 18, 2000 - The Issaquah Press
Hats off to Echo Glen students.
By David Hayes.

August 31, 2000 - KIRO 7 Eyewitness News
Husband-wife dental duo make the difference. 
By Penny LeGate.
(No longer available on line)
Young Authors and Artists Collaborate on Humanitarian Project.
By Lauren P. Gattilia

April 7, 2000 - Seattle Times Eastside Bureau 
Students' books going far away .
By Tan Vinh.
(No longer available on line.)

October 30, 1998 - Seattle Times Eastside Bureau 
Eastside students prepare peace quilt for Bolivian kids.
By Mike Lindblom.
(No longer available on line.)