The latest from and about Operation Smile.
March 3, 2014
The Gift of Love in the Form of a Smile
An Operation Smile volunteer writes a touching story about her experience with a young mother in Nicaragua. This story was featured in the Global Motherhood section of the Huffington Post.
February 27, 2014
Dalai Lama Honors Co-Founders of Operation Smile
His Holiness the Dalai Lama personally recognized the Co-Founders of Operation Smile, Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee, for their humanitarian efforts during an event at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, California last weekend.
February 18, 2014
The Nerd Machine Named Title Sponsor of 3rd Annual Park City Celebrity Smile Challenge
Operation Smile, an international children’s medical charity, will host its third annual Park City Celebrity Smile Challenge at Canyons Resort on March 15 to raise funds and awareness for children around the world suffering from cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities.
February 17, 2014
Operation Smile Mexico Receives President's Award
February 13, 2014
Take Your Valentine to Rock the Smile
Operation Smile Student Programs will host Rock the Smile on Valentine's Day to raise money to help heal smiles around the globe.
February 10, 2014
A Second Chance at Surgery
When Muhumin’s mother Rachia brought her shy, sweet little boy to our medical mission in Tamale last July, she was devastated to learn that her son was too weak for us to provide safe surgery. But Muhumin’s journey didn't end there.
February 3, 2014
A Young Patient Comforts Waiting Families
While mothers and fathers waiting nervously for their child to come out of the OR, one young patient eased their minds by telling them about his experience just a day earlier.
January 8, 2014
Update from the Philippines: Families Move Into New Homes
Operation Smile Philippines has partnered with the Mariquita Salimbangon Yeung Charitable Foundation (MSYCFI) to build shelters for victims of the typhoon in the barangay, or village, of Curva in Medellin. Curva was one of the worst hit barangays.
December 17, 2013
'Doctor Who' joins celebrity guests to help create hundreds of smiles for charity
Peter Capaldi, the recently announced new 'Doctor Who' joined a line-up of stars reading at the Operation Smile UK's Charity Carols by Candlelight to heal smiles!
December 10, 2013
The One Thing Stronger Than Fear
Lindsey Rowe, Operation Smile's communication and social media manager, accompanied a group of ambassadors from Ethicon/Johnson & Johnson on their first medical mission. Her story was featured on the Huffington Post.