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Operation Smile is proud to serve as the steward of the incredible stories of our resilient patients, dedicated volunteers and supporters, committed staff, tireless researchers, and visionary leaders. Derived from nearly 40 years of expertise, these stories warm hearts, incite innovation and demand continued commitment to the organization’s mission of transforming lives through safe cleft surgery and comprehensive care. 


It takes as little as $240 and as few as 45 minutes to provide life-changing surgery and a bright, beautiful new smile to a waiting child.