Operation Smile
Operation Smile
yesterday at 22:44. Facebook
“We believe that every child should have access to safe, well-timed and effective surgery.”

Today is #GlobalSurgeryDay! Watch this video to learn why we’re dedicated to delivering safe surgery to children with cleft!

To learn how you can help those in need of surgical care around the world, please visit: bit.ly/UWHActNow
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Daniel Yount
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Operation Smile
Operation Smile
05/24/2017 at 18:44. Facebook
On May 17th, New York’s top philanthropists, celebrities and supporters gathered in Chelsea for an evening honoring the work of famed photographer Brian Bowen Smith in commemoration of Operation Smile’s 35th Anniversary presented by Johnson & Johnson.

"‎Long before anybody ever heard the term ‘Corporate Social Responsibility,’ Johnson & Johnson, through our Credo, has been committed to giving...
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On May 17th New Yorks top philanthropists celebrities and supporters gathered in
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Operation Smile
Operation Smile
05/23/2017 at 13:40. Facebook
While this year’s winner of our “See the Smiles” campaign, Adela Tabares, was selected at random, her deeply personal relationship to our work is anything but.

Adela was born with a cleft lip and cleft palate in the Philippines – the birth place of Operation Smile! After moving to the United States as a young child, Adela received surgery from Dr. Arthur Brown, one of Operation Smile’s...
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While this years winner of our See the Smiles campaign Adela Tabares
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Kelly Scott
Operation Smile
Operation Smile
05/19/2017 at 18:34. Facebook
We were thrilled to have team members from Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), a global shipping industry leader and 2016 New York Smile Event Corporate Humanitarian Award winner, join us for our recent Chiapas, Mexico medical mission. Gabriela Perez from MSC Houston, Carter Joyce from MSC Charleston, and María Cristina González from MSC New York, along with Operation Smile volunteers,...
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We were thrilled to have team members from Mediterranean Shipping Company MSC
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Its Donate a Photo’s Surge for Safe Surgery!

TODAY ONLY: Upload 10 photos with Johnson & Johnson's Donate a Photo app and raise $10 to support #safesurgery! Download the free app on Google Play or Apple App Store and make 10x the impact before midnight: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Its Donate a Photo’s Surge for Safe Surgery
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Horace Parker
Artist 4 Change
As we celebrate #MothersDay, we wanted to share one of our favorite stories that exemplifies the unwavering love and commitment women show to the children they raise each and every day. Mariana of Ghana is one of the many mothers we have met over the years who did just that to ensure a happy, healthy life for her daughter, Ramata, who was born with a cleft lip and cleft palate. Celebrate the...
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As we celebrate MothersDay we wanted to share one of our favorite
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Happy #InternationalNursesDay to our global community of volunteer nurses! Thank you for the skilled care and compassion you show to our patients every step in the surgical process. From the moment patients arrive at an Operation Smile site until they are healed and ready to return home, you are dedicated to caring for their physical and emotional well-being. Although each nursing specialty...
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Happy InternationalNursesDay to our global community of volunteer nurses Thank you for
Ayoub Lansi
Jackie Matthews
Odettee Rivera
Operation Smile Co-Founder Dr. Bill Magee is with the President and First Lady of Honduras to announce that Operación Sonrisa Honduras has provided life-changing surgery to each of its patients waiting for care!

Watch as this major milestone is announced LIVE!
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Groundbreaking research around the causes of cleft is currently underway at our Madagascar medical mission!

In partnership with the University of Southern California and Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Operation Smile is conducting research on the environmental and genetic links to cleft lip and cleft palate. Thus far, we have collected more than 11,000 DNA samples from nine countries as...
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Groundbreaking research around the causes of cleft is currently underway at our
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James T J Keating
Miadana Joshua
Our team is hard at work changing lives in Antsirabe, Madagascar. Take a moment to view some of the scenes of hope from our medical mission and meet the patients whose lives are being transformed this week!
Our team is hard at work changing lives in Antsirabe Madagascar Take
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Lise Cahill
Born with a severe cleft lip and cleft palate, Clara of Madagascar has experienced many hardships in her young life. But we are happy to report that today at our Antsirabe medical mission, Clara received life-changing cleft palate surgery!

Check this photo album and follow Clara on her cleft care journey!
Born with a severe cleft lip and cleft palate Clara of Madagascar
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Mary-Ann Smith
Susana Nobio
This week we are celebrating our superstar nurse volunteers! It is a privilege to work with such a compassionate, skilled and dedicated community of nursing professionals and we thank you all for your continued selflessness and commitment to making the world a better place!

Read Operation Smile’s letter to our nurse volunteers to learn more about the impact they are making around the world:...
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This week we are celebrating our superstar nurse volunteers It is a
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Rozilda Pereira da Silva
Malnutrition is a serious problem among children with cleft in Madagascar. Often times, patients will arrive at our medical missions too underweight to safely undergo surgery. To combat this issue, Operation Smile Madagascar offers a feeding program where volunteers and local hospital partners meet with parents to determine the feeding techniques that work best for their child. Our team also...
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Malnutrition is a serious problem among children with cleft in Madagascar Often
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Kadiata Bah
Today we were excited to welcome more than 500 people to our medical mission site in Antsirabe, Madagascar. In the next few days, each of these patients will undergo a comprehensive medical or postoperative evaluation and throughout the next week, many of these patients will be receiving life-changing surgical care.

To all of our donors and supporters, thank you for making this medical...
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Today we were excited to welcome more than 500 people to our
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Tomorrow our team kicks our latest medical mission in Antsirabe, Madagascar. To celebrate the 100+ lives that will be changed over the course of the next week, check out the story of Elisa, a young girl whose life was transformed thanks to free, quality surgical care provided by Operation Smile Madagascar: bit.ly/OSMadagascar
Tomorrow our team kicks our latest medical mission in Antsirabe Madagascar To
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Joeline Randriatsaravola
Operation Smile’s 4th Annual Houston Smile Gala raised over $170,000 to provide life-changing surgery for children! Thank you to our honorees Chau Nguyen, Ali and Habiba Dhanani, event chairs Viet Hoang, Sneha Merchant and Duyen Huynh Nguyen and event co-founder, Dr. Dane Hoang, for your philanthropic leadership within the Houston community. For additional event details, please visit

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Operation Smiles 4th Annual Houston Smile Gala raised over 170000 to provide
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We believe in the power of youth to create a compassionate world. Encouraging a spirit of volunteerism in students is not only an investment in the future of our organization, but an investment in a better world. Last year, our student volunteers served in key roles on medical missions, spread cleft awareness, and launched a global campaign to advocate for access to safe surgery. Since its...
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We believe in the power of youth to create a compassionate world
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Artist 4 Change
17-year-old Spenser Long has proven that with a little creativity, you can do almost anything to support new smiles for children!

In just three years, Spenser has raised enough money to support five cleft surgeries — just by designing original t-shirts and recycling cans and bottles! Learn more about what motivates Spenser to take on these innovative fundraisers: bit.ly/SpenserLong
17yearold Spenser Long has proven that with a little creativity you can
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Deborah Yates Bunnell
Surgery can be a scary experience for children – especially for those who have never before stepped foot into a hospital or even received a medical exam. Likewise, parents can be equally frightened by the thought of entrusting the lives of their children with strangers. Here’s where Operation Smile’s child life specialists come in. These certified professionals provide education to the...
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Surgery can be a scary experience for children especially for those who
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Artist 4 Change
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Not all superheroes wear capes. Ours wear scrubs.

#NationalSuperheroDay #NationalVolunteerWeek
Not all superheroes wear capes Ours wear scrubs
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