Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Planned Giving

“Be strong. Work hard. Love one another.” This was Thomas Ragland’s creed and he lived it to its fullest each day. Born and...

Smile Train mourns the loss of Dr. Ian Jackson, a man who lived each day of his 85 years with energy, joy, and a profound...

Kenya

Sarish received her first transformative cleft surgery as a three-month-old in 2011. Before they performed the surgery, Dr....

Indonesia

For Susilawati, pregnancy was nine months of constant sickness and nausea broken up only by a monthly outbreak of something...

Advocacy

On July 21, Smile Train hosted a live, virtual celebration of 9 Reasons to Smile: Family Fun Activity Booklet, a new...

India

The global Smile Train family and the entire cleft community join together in mourning the loss of Satish Kalra, a man who...

Planned Giving

Homer Scoville was a success by any measure. He served his country with pride in the Air Force, then returned to his...

Team Empower

By summer 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had postponed or canceled many premier races around the world and Smile Train’s Team...