Carroll College, Helena Montana
COT

Carroll Outreach Team

Our Purpose

The mission of COT is to bring together students, faculty, alumni, and other friends of Carroll College to provide direct service and aid to people in need, at home and around the world. Working directly with professionals in health care, engineering, and education, students will provide direct assistance as well as monetary aid to work with organizations or individuals already on the ground in developing countries or areas of need within the U.S.

COT Trips Abroad

Jeremie, Haiti

Dental Outreach December 2009 - provided dental care (fillings, cleaning, and extractions) and dental hygiene education to 300 children, and 100 women and men.

$1000 was wired to Pastor Nicolas of Jeremie, Haiti to be used specifically to purchase bleach necessary to clean water to prevent the spread of cholera after the 2010 earthquake.

50 Chickens were donated to help create a sustainable chicken farming practice and to provide eggs and meat. 

Santo Domingo, Ecuador

Over 400 men, women, and children received dental care, care packages, and education including a majority of children and teens with special needs. Happened over the 2011-2012 winter break over a span of 10 days. 

Mali/Niger, West Africa

Monetary aid donated for the construction of well in village of Maorey.

$500 worth of textbooks and school supplies purchased and donated  to the Maorey school.

Ibaque, Colombia

Dental Outreach December 2010 - provided dental care and dental hygiene education to over 350 children, and 120 adults.

Moldova

Dental Outreach March 2011 - dental care and education provided for nearly 400 people.

Catacamas, Honduras

Dental Outreach March 2010 – dental care and education provided for 350 children and 150 adults. 

Argentina

Dental Outreach March 2013 - dental care and education provided for hundreds of people

In the News

College Students Raise Money for Dental Health in Haiti

Hope for HaitiGiving back is more than a resume builder for Carroll College Senior Christa Carter. Carter is Co-President of Carroll Outreach Team, a campus organization she's been part of for three years.

"Giving back is just a huge part of our life. I just want to show other people the importance of giving back. (COT is) just a club on campus that is for volunteering in the community and doing good throughout the world."

C.O.T. is partnering with the dental outreach team to put on the 6th annual "Hope for Haiti 5k". Read more and watch the video

Hope for Haiti 5K Color Run

Color

The Hope for Haiti 5K Color Run in Helena, MT on September 27 is a place for runners of all ability and skill to race to the finish line while raising support for a fantastic cause. Proceeds go directly to dental and medical team equipment and expenditures for annual outreach trips to Haiti and other third world countries, as well as areas in need in the Helena community including God's Love and others.

Come on out and walk, jog, or run! The race will begin at 10:00am. There are prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places, listings in the local newspaper, and a free t-shirt for all participants! You can register online at www.active.com or the morning of at the Carroll College Athletic Center.

Event details and schedule:

  • The race is September 27, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Bill Roberts/Batch Fields Parking lot, 2201 N. Benton Ave. The course will consist of running through the nature park, by the YMCA, around Carroll College campus, and end at the Carroll College Athletic Center.
  • All runners need to check in at the Carroll College Athletic Center to get their race numbers and t-shirts before the race. Check in will begin at 8:30 a.m. Participants can park at the athletic center or the Bill Roberts/Batch Fields parking lot. During check in, runners will need to present a photo ID.

This race is Carroll Outreach Team’s main fundraiser for Haiti. We have done very well in the past, but want to see if we can raise more than last year! Donations are welcome!

If you have any questions or want more information about Carroll Outreach Team fill free to contact us!

Check our our Facebook page for contact information and more details.

Register online!