Touched by Dr. Grossman's dedicated spirit helping homeless individuals, Supreme Master Ching Hai: "Gratefully present the Shining World Compassion Award to Dr. Jay Grossman and Homeless Not Toothless, with a humble contribution of US$15,000 each to their noble, loving endeavor, with high esteem and gratitude in God's mercy. May Heaven forever smile on you and all involved." “This Award is presented in recognition of your exemplary benevolence providing free dental care to individuals experiencing unfortunate circumstances in their lives. Homeless Not Toothless, a non-profit, has provided free, quality dental care to more than 60,000 people across Los Angeles, including the homeless, foster children and low income families, since it was established in 1991.You stated that when the patient is fitted with dentures, it can help to relieve pain, prevent infection, restore confidence and could lead to employment. Empowerment is your mission - enhancing a patient's dignity and quality of life as a valuable member of society. We hereby applaud and celebrate the great compassionate deeds of Dr. Jay Grossman, Founder of Homeless Not Toothless.” Dr. Grossman graciously thanked Master and expressed his highest gratitude during the award ceremony.