Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation Recognized at Companies that Care Awards Event, Hosted by Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey
PARSIPPANY, N.J. — April 11, 2018 — Delta Dental of New Jersey, New Jersey’s leading dental benefits company, was recognized on the evening of March 20 for their corporate philanthropy at Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) 5th annual Companies that Care Reception: Saluting the Generosity of Business, held at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville, N.J.
Over the course of last Veteran’s Day weekend, Delta Dental of New Jersey, along with Zufall Health, sponsored New Jersey’s inaugural Missions of Mercy: Smiles for Our Heroes event that provided free dental care, everything from cleanings and X-rays to root canals, extractions and dentures, to more than 200 veterans from North and Central Jersey with the assistance of 140 volunteer dental professionals and support staff.
“I am pleased that CIANJ recognized Delta Dental of New Jersey and our Foundation for their important work in helping our community,” said Dennis Wilson, president and CEO of Delta Dental of New Jersey. “Our corporate social responsibility (CSR) is built on giving back to our communities and restoring the smiles of the Garden State’s most-at need populations, from our veterans to our senior citizens to our children.”
Gene Napoliello, D.D.S., chairman of the Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation Board of Trustees, who was instrumental in the development and execution of New Jersey’s Missions of Mercy: Smiles for Our Heroes event, accepted the award.
About Delta Dental
Delta Dental of New Jersey, Inc. is New Jersey’s leading dental benefits company, providing or administering coverage to more than 1.6 million people through contracts with groups in New Jersey and Connecticut. In Connecticut, Delta Dental of Connecticut, Inc. is a newly licensed insurer that writes dental coverage on an insured basis, and Delta Dental of New Jersey administers self-funded dental benefit programs. For more information, visit www.deltadentalnj.com.