Little Lights Dentistry at Light of the World Charities provides free dental care to uninsured children living in poverty.

Light of the World Charities is a 501C3, nonprofit organization that relies on the support of grants. If you would like to become a part of our story in this way, please let us know. We are proud of our collaborative relationships and want you to know who has invested in our practice either as a funding partner and/or a community partner:



Allegany Franciscan Ministries

Children's Services Council of Martin County (CSC)

Community Foundation of Martin-St.Lucie


Florida Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (FAFCC)

Hobe Sound Community Chest

Loblolly Community Foundation

Martin Health Systems

 United Way

William & Helen Thomas Charitable Trust

2019 Funding

We depend on the kindness of donors and the generosity of our community to help us provide dental care for children at no cost to them. So far this year, we have received almost $270,000 in grants from the following entities below.

Children Services Council of Martin County
We were awarded $175,434 for our continuing contract with community partner CSC.

United Way Martin County
Martin County United Way awarded us with $15,000 from their Community Impact Grant.

United Way St. Lucie County
For the first time from St. Lucie United Way, we were given $4,445 from the Stanich Grant.

Allegany Franciscan Ministries
Allegany granted Light of the World with two $30,000 grants for the following two years.

Hobe Sound Community Chest
A $7,500 grant was provided to us to facilitate our daily operations.

Loblolly Foundation
We received a grant in the amount of $27,610 from the Loblolly Community Foundation.

The Community Foundation of Martin and St. Lucie
The Cassidy Family Fund graciously gifted Light of the World Charities $9,500 for dental supplies.