Eagan and Minneapolis Orthodontist Practice Participates in Toys for Tots

December 09, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
EAGAN, ST. PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA Minneapolis Orthodontist Dr. Jennifer Eisenhuth is participating in the Toys for Tots program for the third straight year.

Eisenhuth's patients have been asked to bring in new, unwrapped toys to donate to the charity, and those who donate will be entered into a drawing to become the Eagan and Minneapolis orthodontics practice's official spokesperson on Dec. 10 when the toys are delivered to the KARE 11 television station during the afternoon newscast.

"We're trying to give our young patients more opportunities to be involved in community events," said Eisenhuth, a Minneapolis, MN braces expert.

"The patients seem really excited about the opportunity," Minneapolis Invisalign orthodontist Dr. Eisenhuth said. "Our toy box is almost full and we have about 30 names in our drawing jar so far."

Eisenhuth is pleased with the participation so far.

"Our patients have been very generous and for that, we are grateful," she said. "This will be a tough holiday season for some families this year, so we're trying to do our best to help as many families as we can with our donations."

Anyone interested in donating toys to Toys for Tots can drop them off at Eisenhuth's Eagan office location between now and Dec. 10 at noon.

Since 1980, Marines have collected and distributed only new toys. This is due to changes in the 1970s that prevented Marine Reservists from having time during drill weekends to refurbish used toys. "Hand me down" toys also didn't send the message the Marines wanted to send to children in need, according to the organization's Web site .

"The goal is to deliver a message of hope, which will assist in building self-esteem and, in turn, motivate less fortunate children to grow into responsible, productive, patriotic citizens and community leaders," the site stated. "A shiny, new toy is the best means of accomplishing this goal."

Learn More
If you would like more information about the Toys for Tots donations or you are interested in scheduling a free consultation with Dr. Jennifer Eisenhuth, visit her Web site, http://doctorjennifer.com/, or call (651) 406-8100. Dr. Eisenhuth's office is located at 3340 Sherman Ct. in Eagan.

About Dr. Jennifer Eisenhuth
Dr. Eisenhuth attended the University of Minnesota Dental School and graduated in the top of her class. She earned the Minnesota Association of Orthodontic Achievement Award and several academic achievement awards. She entered her orthodontic residency at the University of Minnesota and earned a certificate in orthodontics and a Master of Science degree.

Dr. Eisenhuth is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.
She takes pride in caring for the orthodontic needs of residents in the Twin Cities- St. Paul and Minneapolis, and their surrounding regions, including Mendota Heights, Inver Grove Heights, Burnsville, Apple Valley and Eagan, Minnesota.
Her office is located at 3340 Sherman Court, Eagan, Minn., 55121.

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