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Smile Train is the world’s largest cleft charity. Millions of children in developing countries with untreated clefts live in shame, but more importantly, have difficulty eating, breathing and speaking. Cleft repair surgery not only provides a child with a new smile, but also a fresh opportunity for a full and productive life. Smile Train is dedicated to generating awareness of the issues faced by children living with untreated clefts in the developing world. To read more about how Smile Train is changing the world one smile at a time, feel free to browse through some of our press coverage below.

Smile Train News

The G4 Alliance recently hosted a luncheon event at the United Nations Headquarters in New York...

Smile Train partnered again this year with the American Society of Plastic Surgery and The Plastic...

Miami Dolphins running back and Smile Train Ambassador Kenyan Drake, has spent his offseason...

NEW YORK, NY—June 13, 2018—The Metropolitan Movers Association (MMA), has provided...

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Smile Train In The News

Programs
The Diplomat
The World of Rohingya Refugees

A view of Rohingya life — and crucial medical...

Thought Leadership
Fortune
How These Charities Are Using Virtual Reality to Reach Donor...

VR has opened a new frontier in fundraising by...

Thought Leadership
Forbes
How Seeing The Nonprofit As A Business Helps Smile Train Gro...

Susannah Schaefer, CEO of the International...

Programs
People
Kylie Jenner Visits Children with Cleft Lip and Palate Durin...

This week, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians...

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Latest Press Releases

10/05/2018

Today people all over the world celebrate World Smile Day® (WSD), a day devoted to smiles and acts of kindness. 

09/20/2018

The event will take place during the 73rd UN General Assembly and will feature Smile Train’s Vice President and Regional Director of Africa, as well as organization Ambassador Miss Universe 2017.

09/13/2018

Accomplished actor and model, Ali Fazal joined hands with Smile Train, the world’s largest cleft charity, as a Smile Train Ambassador to create awareness and support for children born with clefts across the country.