6th Annual Pardcast-a-Thon

November 28, 2014

Join Jimmy Pardo along with co-hosts Matt Belknap and Pat Francis as they raise money for Smile Train.

Smile on #GivingTuesday

December 2, 2014

Smile on #GivingTuesday

100 Miles for 100 Smiles

Ultramarathon runner David Coligado recently completed a 24-hour, 100 mile treadmill run in an effort to raise enough funds for 100 Smile Train cleft surgeries. David’s girlfriend Mary recounts his motivations and experience in completing this incredible feat. I cannot convey in words how inspiring and memorable this weekend has been. Thank you from the […]

World Kindness Day Story

Two years ago, Lynn Macaulay was volunteering in El Salvador when she met a young couple whose daughter, Lisbeth, was born with a cleft lip and palate. Lisbeth’s parents couldn’t afford cleft surgery, or any of the other related medical expenses. Lynn decided to take action and find a way to get young Lisbeth the […]

Coping With My Daughter’s Cleft

Dehradun, India – Manoj Sagar, whose daughter, Tezi, was born with cleft lip and palate, shares his story of how he initially reacted to his daughter’s cleft, and how Smile Train was able to help him find hope in a seemingly hopeless situation. My wife did not see the child, Tezi, immediately after birth as […]

10th Annual Hot Lips Hustle 5K

Marietta, GA—Hundreds of runners and walkers raised over $6,000 for Smile Train at the 10th Annual Hot Lips Hustle 5K on Saturday, September 20. The Hustle was founded in 2004 by Ryan Ernstes, a 12-year-old girl who was born with a cleft. Now 22, Ryan is still committed to helping other children who were born with […]

A True Journey of Smiles

Bosawas Jungle, Nicaragua—It’s not every day a man is willing to travel almost 175 hours, by air, land, and water, to make sure a patient receives cleft care, but that is exactly what Smile Train friend, Martin, did. While on a short-term assignment in the Bosawas Jungle in Nicaragua, Martin Rojas met a nine-month-old with […]