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Orfalea Foundation Donates $116K for Student Dental Work


More than three dozen kids at Cleveland Elementary School will get free dental work this school year, thanks to a generous donation by the Orfalea Foundation. The Santa Barbara–based foundation ​— ​cofounded by Kinko’s founder Paul Orfalea ​— ​is donating $116,053.36 to pay for orthodontic work for 17 students and dental for 21.

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