Help children in need simply by purchasing products from companies that support our cause.
All of these businesses donate a portion of their proceeds to Operation Smile, so you know you’re making the world a better place all while shopping for everyday items – from lip balm and cloth diapers to teeth whitening kits.
Bankers Healthcare Group, the leading national provider of financing solutions to healthcare professionals, has teamed up with Operation Smile to launch their inaugural Send-A-Smile campaign. BHG will donate one surgery on behalf of each new client generated through the campaign. BHG has pledged a minimum of $25,000 through July of 2013, but hopes that number will grow.
BHG also plans to utilize its existing networks in the healthcare community to help raise awareness and add to the more than 5,000 healthcare professionals that volunteer with Operation Smile to provide surgeries and training around the world.
Keetsa is a new kind of mattress store based in San Francisco, California, that was born with the mission to seek a way to produce, consume and dispose of mattresses, which are essentials in everyday life, in more eco-friendly way. The three key components in Keetsa's philosophy, Rethink, Reduce and Recycle, are applied in all parts of the business in trying to change how things are done in mattress industry.
Keetsa strives to be more eco-friendly, which ultimately defines into protecting the nature, living things, earth and people. Keetsa’s eco-friendly movement is started by sharing information, ideas and actions to help others to observe their surroundings and make choices that can bring improvements in life and environment. Keetsa's small step in being more eco-friendly is started by looking back at our neighbors and environments, and we are fortunate to have found Operation Smile to be given a chance to participate in creating brighter world for the children helped across the globe.
Internationally acclaimed accessories designer, Fiona Kotur, in collaboration with Operation Smile Ambassadors, Gillian and Lydia Hearst, has designed a clutch to benefit Operation Smile, an international children’s medical charity. The limited edition "Smile Bag," will be available on the KOTUR website for $395 with 100% of net proceeds going directly to Operation Smile through December 31, 2012.
As a member of the Operation Smile board in Hong Kong, Fiona Kotur shares a unique connection with the organization. Since her first collection in 2004, Fiona has been donating proceeds of the sales of the KOTUR vintage brocade collection and has helped organize various fundraising events to support Operation Smile’s mission to provide free surgery for children around
For every purchase of "Meet Franklin Bean," author Emmy Swain will donate $1 to Operation Smile through September 1, 2012. (Excluding e-book sales.)
"Meet Franklin Bean" is about a boy named John who is worried about adapting to his new life after his mother loses her job. With the influence and inspiration from his new friend, a dog named Franklin Bean, John finds a smile on his face once again. This magical little dog, full of surprises, will keep children's imaginations wondering and eager to read more about the adventures of Franklin Bean.
For over four years SwimWays, a leading manufacturer of outdoor recreational products, has partnered with Operation Smile to create over 3,493 smiles around the world. Beginning January 1, 2011 and ending December 31, 2012, SwimWays will donate 2% of wholesale sales of their Swim Steps product line up to a maximum of $150,000 per year to help change the lives of children.
SwimWays' Swim Steps product line – a line of swim aids for children ages 9 months to 9 years – includes the #1 selling Baby Spring Float, and nationally recognized swim training system Safe T. Seal. The entire product line packaging features images of children who have been helped by Operation Smile as well as a special message from actress and Smile Ambassador, Roma Downey. SwimWays’ Swim Steps products are available nationwide at Target, Wal-Mart, Toys “R” Us, Sam’s Club, Leslie’s Pool Supply and pool specialty stores.
Visit SwimWays online to shop their online website and help create smiles.
AriZona Beverage Company introduced its best-selling Lemon Tea, Green Tea and Sweet Tea in new packaging to raise awareness and funds for Operation Smile. AriZona is donating 5% of the net sales of these specially packaged beverages to Operation Smile as part of a new national cause-related campaign.
“Operation Smile volunteers are reflective of the type of American ingenuity that can make a difference worldwide. To see a child smile for the first time after undergoing reconstructive surgery is inspiring,” noted Wesley Vultaggio, VP of Brand Development for AriZona Beverages. “When we heard that it costs just $240 to conduct one cleft lip surgery, and we looked at the popularity of our flagship products — we saw a synergy that can generate widespread awareness and funds for a great cause.”
The three participating AriZona teas feature the Operation Smile mission statement and images of children who have been helped by the organization and are available at Brooks, Cumberland Farms, Dierbergs, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Eckerd, Ingles, JETRO, Jewel Food Stores, Ninety-Nine Cents Only, The Penn Traffic Company, Sheetz, Clinton’s Variety & Wholesale and Walgreens.
Charlie Banana™, the international, luxury brand of modern cloth diapers and healthy eco friendly baby products, has partnered with Operation Smile and has committed to donating one percent of its global sales to the children's medical charity. Charlie Banana will make this donation with a maximum donation of USD $100,000. This promotion will be in effect until February 29, 2012.
All Charlie Banana™ products proudly display the Operation Smile logo and will make a significant difference in the lives of children around the world. Charlie Banana™ products will be sold to many retailers worldwide. Visit Charlie Banana's website for more information and to find the closest retail location.