Seedco was featured in local news in Memphis for our Making Memphis Smile event this week.

In partnership with Concorde Career College and Heartland Dental, Seedco celebrated National Children’s Dental Health Month by inviting children to get free dental cleanings from Concorde students under supervision of professional dentists. Over 100 children received free dental cleaning and x-rays.

Marla Smith-Brown, the Senior Director of our Mid-South Regional Office was quoted in the article saying “It is so important for our children to have great health care. Dental care is a primary focus of that. Concord and Heartland Dental are helping us in that process. And we’re here to serve the community.”

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Seedco is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing economic opportunity for people, businesses, and communities in need. Founded in 1987, Seedco serves many different communities, from rural farmland to urban centers, across six states: Tennessee, Maryland, New York, Georgia, Arkansas and Connecticut. Seedco operates as both a direct services provider and an intermediary organization, helping community-based organizations expand outreach and secure funding. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


Concorde Career College, with campuses in Memphis and in communities across the United States, prepares America’s next generation of health care and dental professionals for rewarding careers. Students at the Memphis campus can focus on dental hygiene, nursing, massage therapy, medical assisting, radiologic technology, surgical technology, sonography, and more. Concorde is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and the Council on Occupational Education (COE). For more information, visit


Heartland Dental is the nation’s largest dental support organization providing non-clinical, administrative support services. What started from the entrepreneurial spirit of Rick Workman, DMD, with his single dental practice, has evolved into affiliating with over 2,300 doctors in over 1,550 locations across 38 states.  The company is majority owned by KKR, a leading global investment firm. For additional information, please visit Follow us on LinkedInFacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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