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$500 changes a life in as little as 45 minutes

“A smile is the universal language of love.”
—Kim Valentini
“A smile is the universal language of love.”
—Kim Valentini

providing life-altering outcomes

Smile Network International is a Minnesota-based, non-profit organization that provides life altering, reconstructive cleft surgeries and related healthcare services at no charge to under-resourced children and adults across the globe. Smile Network International conducts surgical campaigns to impart dignity and quality of life to individuals whose medical needs may otherwise go untreated. For as little as $500, Smile Network is able to change a life.

the smile impact

Since 2003, Smile Network has performed thousands of surgeries in 13 countries on five continents. Our staff, volunteers, donors and supporters are passionate about giving their time, talent and resources to help improve the lives of others across the globe.

Yerevan, ArmeniaCamino de Santiago, SpainPeaks of Table Mt. Cape Town, South AfricaCalcutta,IndiaBhuj,IndiaNadyla, IndiaHanoi, VietnamMt Kilimanjaro,TanzaniaArusha,TanzaniaKjabe,KenyaMbale, UgandaPatagonia, ChileCusco, PeruInca Trail,PeruSky Lodge, CuscoLima, PeruHuanuco,PeruIquitos,PeruAmbato,EcuadorCajamarca,PeruHorseback Riding in Quito,EcuadorAzogues, EcuadorPort Au Prince,HaitiSan Felipe,GuatemalaPatzún,GuatemalaSantiago, GuatemalaTuxtla,MexicoGuerreo,MexicoCuernavaca, MexicoPuebla,MexicoQueretaro,MexicoAguascalientes,MexicoSan Luis Potosi,Mexico
Yerevan, ArmeniaCamino de Santiago, SpainPeaks of Table Mt. Cape Town, South AfricaCalcutta,IndiaBhuj,IndiaNadyla, IndiaHanoi, VietnamMt Kilimanjaro,TanzaniaArusha,TanzaniaKjabe,KenyaMbale, UgandaPatagonia, ChileCusco, PeruInca Trail,PeruSky Lodge, CuscoLima, PeruHuanuco,PeruIquitos,PeruAmbato,EcuadorCajamarca,PeruHorseback Riding in Quito,EcuadorAzogues, EcuadorPort Au Prince,HaitiSan Felipe,GuatemalaPatzún,GuatemalaSantiago, GuatemalaTuxtla,MexicoGuerreo,MexicoCuernavaca, MexicoPuebla,MexicoQueretaro,MexicoAguascalientes,MexicoSan Luis Potosi,Mexico
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Our Values

Our surgical cleft and dental campaigns achieve the best possible outcomes because we practice what we value.

+TRUST

We are honored to be visitors in your community; we respectively recognize sensitivities and listen first to understand your priorities.

+SAFETY

We put safety first in everything we do.

+QUALITY OF CARE

We strive to provide your people the same quality of care that we want for our own families.

+LEARNING

We encourage your team members to work alongside our surgical and care teams to incorporate learnings into each other's programs and practices.

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Meet Suhana

While other kids giggled and played in the streets of Nandyal, India, little Suhana lived most of her young life in a tiny apartment, a prisoner to the cleft condition that made her different from the other children. It all changed when her parents brought her to the Smile Network mission site. “Everything stops at that moment,” said Executive Director Maureen Cahill. “When that mother and father see their baby for the first time after surgery – it’s why we’re here.”
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upcoming events

Join us at an upcoming event! Proceeds from the events listed below benefit Smile Network International.

Smile Network Summer Disco Gala

June 3, 2023 5:30 pm

Scramble for Smiles

August 3, 2023 9:00 am