Our Community

It is important to Dr. Britt Vinson to support our local schools and contribute to our community. The lists below include a selection of schools and community groups that Vinson Orthodontics is proud to sponsor.

Community Group Sponsorships

Hope Reins of Raleigh

http://www.hopereinsnc.org/

Vinson Orthodontics is a corporate sponsor for Hope Reins of Raleigh. Hope Reins is a local non profit that offers sessions to at risk youth and teens ages 5-18. Through a variety of programs , these children have the opportunity to launch into life changing relationships at the ranch. The experience is geared towards each child’s specific need or situation involving the use of an “equine counselor”.

Sharefish

http://wordpress.sharefish.org/

Sharefish is a local non-profit that is near and dear to our hearts. Vinson Orthodontics provides corporate financial support and sponsors three children in the village of El Carrizo. Dr. Vinson spent time in Honduras building the Aprende Conmigo Center and meeting the three children that we sponsor- Carlos, Angela & Yelsin.

“Sharefish was started by five Raleigh locals after mission trips to Honduras, one of the poorest countries in the world. They witnessed children living in a perpetual cycle of poverty. Looking for ways to make a lasting impact, this small group created an organization to improve education, nutrition, housing, medical and economic opportunities in these small communities. Through Sharefish, these families are given a future by creating sponsorships to put kids in school, building libraries to increase literacy and providing basic medical education.”

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1 in 9

http://www.1in9.com/

Committed to educating and fighting for a cure for breast cancer and other women’s cancers, Vinson Orthodontics is a corporate sponsor for our local non-profit, 1 in 9. This non- profit provides financial assistance to defray costs of treatment, prescriptions and medical supplies as well as community education in the fight for a cure. Our office actively donates and raises money within our office each year during the fall. Please stop by to see what we do!!

Backpack Buddies

http://foodshuttle.org/we-feed/childrens-hunger-relief/backpack-buddies/

We support Backpack Buddies by providing financial assistance and canned food drives for this program each year. This non profit provides children from food-insecure homes with healthy weekend meals during the school year. As 1 n 4 children are at risk of food hunger in NC, we feel strongly about providing our support to this wonderful organization. Each year, we assist a backpack program in a local school. Our staff has worked shifts and visited local organizations , such as West Johnston Food Pantry.

Me Fine Foundation

http://www.mefinefoundation.org/

The Me Fine Foundation is a local non-profit that provides support to critically ill children and their families receiving treatment at North Carolina Children’s hospitals. Vinson Orthodontics provides financial support and sponsors an angel tree for Me Fine each year. Dr. Vinson is a former board member for Me Fine and still loves and supports their cause.

Clayton Area Ministries (CAM)

http://www.claytonareaministries.org/

CAM provides food and assistance with utility bills to area residents in need. We are proud financial supporters of their cause as they are directly impacting the health and well being of families directly in our community.

Harbor Shelter

http://www.harborshelter.org/

Harbor House is Johnston county’s only agency that assists victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Our corporate sponsorship proceeds are used to support the emergency shelter, housing assistance, court advocacy , transportation, children’s programs, etc to assist over 3,000 women and children annually.

American Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org/

This humanitarian non-profit responds to disasters each year nationwide providing shelter, food, emotional support and other necessities in desperate times of need. We financially support this non-profit because we passionately believe in their mission and because we have the choice to direct where our donations go such as to local flood victims from Hurricane Matthew.

Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic

Lancaster, Pennsylvania – http://www.cleftclinic.org/

The Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic is a non profit organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with craniofacial conditions resulting from birth defects, trauma or disease.  Dr. Vinson completed a residency at the Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic in 1997 and continues to support this incredible organization.  He also provides financial support to the Long/Cooper Orthodontic Fund that is used to support orthodontic treatment, teaching and research at the Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic.

West Johnston High School Food Pantry

http://wjhs.johnston.k12.nc.us/parents/food_pantry

The West Johnston High School Food Pantry is a student led non-profit run by faculty members, parents and students in the DoSomething Club to help local families in need of food.  This food pantry is one of the only two student run food pantries in North Carolina.  The food pantry is located on campus and is open one day a week.  It iis funded by community donations, fundraisers, grants and etc.  On average, this high school food pantry feeds over 300 families a week.  Vinson Orthodontics supports this organization financially and through community awareness events as well as providing the opportunity for our staff to work shifts at the pantry.

School Booster Sponsorships