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46. Leave your community better than how you found it

With Dr. Chriska Mustafa, DDS, and Dr. Kevin M. Kenny, DDS
Aspiring and established business owners often share a common goal to make a difference in their community beyond their place of business. 

Many successful business owners are actively involved in community service, donating their time, skills, and resources to give back.

However, starting a philanthropic effort from scratch takes inspiration. So, in this episode, we're introducing you to two providers who have discovered their own unique approaches to philanthropy.


Meet our guest

Dr. Chriska Mustafa, DDS, is co-owner at Root Modern Dentistry in Ashland, Virginia, where they have incorporated a partnership with One Tree Planted to improve the environment.

Dr. Kevin Kenny, DDS, is associate clinical professor at University of California-San Diego in their Department of Family Medicine. What he founded as a simple study club has grown to include a massive philanthropic giving effort and an international service mission.


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In this episode

  • How business owners can identify ways to give back to their respective communities
  • What challenges entrepreneurs may face when establishing a philanthropic effort
  • Why philanthropy is good for business
  • What common mistakes business owners may make when they're launching a philanthropic effort
  • How to sustain and grow your philanthropy over time

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