420 Smiles Created on World Smile Day® 2018

October 10, 2018 | Smile Train

Smile Train supporters around the globe embodied the World Smile Day® 2018 theme ‘I Create Smiles’ and raised the funds to change the lives of 420 children forever. Thanks to everyone who donated and helped us celebrate around the world. Here are just a few highlights from the smile-filled day:

Americas Cleft Week helped raise awareness for children with clefts across the region and hundreds of children received their forever smiles.

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World Smile Day Smile Train

World Smile Day Smile Train

World Smile Day Smile Train

World Smile Day® coincided with Smile Train Africa’s 100,000th cleft surgery milestone and WSD events were held across the continent.

World Smile Day Smile Train

World Smile Day Smile Train

There were celebrations in North Asia, South East Asia, and China.

World Smile Day Smile Train

World Smile Day Smile Train

World Smile Day Smile Train

World Smile Day Smile Train

World Smile Day Smile Train

The ‘I Create Smiles’ exhibit in New York City’s Herald Square, featured interactive exhibits, games, and virtual reality.

World Smile Day Smile Train

World Smile Day Smile Train

World Smile Day Smile Train

Smile Train’s Young Leadership Circle held events in LA, NYC, Chicago, San Francisco, and New Orleans.

World Smile Day Smile Train

World Smile Day Smile Train

World Smile Day Smile Train

Social posts from celebrity supporters Christie Brinkley, Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere, Karrueche Tran, Lucy Hale, Kenyan Drake, Jimmy Pardo (and many more) helped us reach 4.7 million people on social media.

World Smile Day Smile Train

World Smile Day Smile Train

Smile Train corporate partners Wheatley Plaza, Good Day Chocolate, Labrada Nutrition, Candid Co., Best Orthodontics Seminar & Sessions (BOSS), Beverly Hills MD, and Lookalu all held WSD initiatives. In the first year of a five-year partnership with Smile Train, GSK Consumer Healthcare celebrated World Smile Day® in events across the globe. 

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