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Smile Train is the world’s largest cleft charity. Our sustainable model provides training, funding, and resources to empower local medical professionals to provide 100%-free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care in their own communities.

Smile Train is dedicated to generating awareness of the issues faced by children living with untreated clefts around the 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


Smile Train News

In 2018, Luz Karime and her family fled violence in Venezuela to find safe harbor in Barranquilla,...

Through Art Impact for Health, an incubator initiative from the WHO Director-General, the...

In 2019, Smile Train’s athletic fundraising program, Team EMPOWER, decided the organization was...

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Smile Train In The News


Smile Train In The News

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Plastic Surgery Practice
SMILE TRAIN AND LIFEBOX PARTNER ON SAFER SURGERY AND ANESTHE...

Cleft organization Smile Train announces the Safe...

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NonProfit PRO
Smile Train and Lifebox Partner on Safer Surgery and Anesthe...

Smile Train announced the "Safe Surgery and...

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Quartz
Atul Gawande says the key to hospitals staying resilient is...

Atul Gawande has his work cut out for him as a...

Corporate Communications
Sports Illustrated
Cardinals Part of My Cause My Cleats

It’s in the shoes. At least, it certainly will be...

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Latest Press Releases


Latest Press Releases

Smile Train, the world’s largest cleft organization, today announced the Safe Surgery and Anesthesia Initiative in partnership with Lifebox, a global nonprofit organization that makes surgery safer in low-resource settings.

Operating Simulare will allow Smile Train to offer high-quality, affordable cleft surgery training to its more than 2,100 partner medical professionals around the world.

Award-winning PDQ restaurants and Smile Train are working together to support and raise awareness for children with clefts this month at PDQ’s 11 South Florida locations.