Ways to Give

$4,000 pays for a year of fluoride varnish for our pediatric patients

$2,000 pays for a year of sealant materials for our pediatric patients

$2,300 pays for a year of supplies for Goodie bags

Funding for annual maintenance of X-Ray machine

Children’s Toothpaste, Mouthwash, Floss & Toothbrushes



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Get Involved

* Share-A-Smile Campaign- host a toothbrush & toothpaste drive at your local school or organization

*32 Campaign: collect donations of $32 to get a child to 32 healthy adult teeth

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Who we are and what we do.

Executive Director – Athary Koning          akoning@lotwc.us

Development Director – Cheryl Salser    cheryl@lotwc.us

Dentist – Dr. Katelyn Pembroke

Dental Hygienist – Nicole Marin

Dental Assistant – Jessica Wolinski

Stateside Coordinator – Breda Walsh


Board of Directors:

President – Dr. Paul Schoppe

Treasurer – Karin Pembroke

Secretary – Laurie Schwab

Director – Dr. Richard Chabot

Director – Larry Crary

Director – Dick Tierney

Director – Theresa Banks

Light of the World Charities is an organization made up primarily of volunteers from the health and medical community, who along with other concerned individuals; provide medical/surgical and dental care to the poor and sick of the world. LOTWC provides for those in the USA with a free Dental Clinic and a Stateside Surgery Program both located in Palm City, FL. LOTWC also sends several surgical teams each year to developing countries with the goal of improving the quality of life of those in need.

Light of the World Charities is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization recognized by the IRS. All donations are tax deductible in accordance with IRS regulations.


Contact Us

Main Office Phone: 772-223-9781
Dental Clinic Phone: 772-223-9784
Fax: 772-223-9783
Email: info@lotwc.us