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...

Planned Giving

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

Other

The following is a first-hand account of Smile Train supporter Manny Ventura’s incredible life.

Community

The Silber family has long prided itself on being matchmakers, having spent countless hours walking rescues at local...

Journey of Smiles

Samantha Young, of Australia, shares her inspiration for becoming a Frequent Smiler, one of Smile Train’s monthly donors...

Team Empower

Mark Lent had been smoking and living an unhealthy lifestyle since his late teens. When he turned 30, it hit him that if he...

Community

When Stephen and Susan met at a Nashville YMCA in 2003, they immediately felt a special connection. Less than a year later,...

Corporate Partnerships

Direct-to-consumer clear aligner company Candid partnered with Smile Train in 2018 when it committed to donating a portion...

Corporate Partnerships

Our patients’ journey to living a full, healthy, and productive life starts with a smile. Our model of supporting ...