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Apr 07, 2016, 09:48 ET Operation Smile Students Spearhead First-Of-Its-Kind Campaign For Safe Surgery

 Today, World Health Day, marks the launch of an unprecedented youth-driven campaign to advocate for a healthcare issue which few people...


Jan 13, 2016, 13:53 ET Operation Smile Announces Global Strategy to Improve Access to Safe Surgery

 Operation Smile today announced its new global strategy to expand efforts to improve access to safe, effective surgical care. It is estimated...


Oct 28, 2015, 13:07 ET Musician Matt Nathanson to Receive Universal Smile Award at San Francisco Operation Smile Gala

Musician Matt Nathanson will be honored with the Universal Smile Award by Operation Smile, at the San Francisco Smile Gala on Saturday, November 7,...


Sep 30, 2015, 13:07 ET Operation Smile to Honor Selma Blair, Henry Nguyen and the Rodosky Family at 2015 Smile Gala in Los Angeles

 Operation Smile, the international children's medical charity, will honor actress Selma Blair; Henry Nguyen, Managing General Partner, IDG...


May 18, 2015, 15:42 ET Johnson & Johnson Commits $25 Million to Operation Smile Over Next Five Years

 Hundreds gathered Thursday night at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York to recognize those who have supported Operation Smile, the world's...


May 11, 2015, 06:00 ET Operation Smile to Honor Johnson & Johnson Chairman & CEO Alex Gorsky, Philanthropist Barbara Majeski and More at 13th Annual Smile Event

 Operation Smile, the world's largest volunteer-based medical charity of its kind providing free cleft lip and cleft palate surgery, will hold...


Mar 16, 2015, 17:37 ET Operation Smile's 4th Annual Park City Celebrity Ski & Smile Challenge Presented By The Nerd Machine Raises Over $500,000

Stars lent their support this weekend for Operation Smile's 4th Annual Celebrity Ski and Smile Challenge presented by The Nerd...


Mar 09, 2015, 15:05 ET Operation Smile To Host Fourth Annual Park City Celebrity Ski & Smile Challenge

 Operation Smile will host its fourth annual Park City Celebrity Ski & Smile Challenge on Saturday, March 14, at Park City Mountain...


Nov 06, 2014, 10:15 ET Vietnam War Veterans Join Operation Smile Medical Volunteers to Provide Free Cleft Surgery for 700 Vietnamese Children across Six Cities in One Week

OPERATION SMILE -- Unbeknownst to most Americans, it was a team of medical volunteers, which included Vietnam War combat veterans, that helped...


Sep 08, 2014, 13:07 ET Musician and Do It For the Love Foundation Founder Michael Franti to Receive Universal Smile Award at San Francisco Operation Smile Gala

 Musician and Founder of the Do It For the Love Foundation, Michael Franti, will be honored with the Universal Smile Award by Operation Smile,...


Sep 03, 2014, 13:07 ET Operation Smile to Honor Billy Bush, Ken Corday and the Sharon D. Lund Foundation at 2014 Smile Gala in Los Angeles

Operation Smile, the international children's medical charity, will honor Ken Corday, Executive Producer of Days of our Lives; Access Hollywood...


May 14, 2014, 13:16 ET Children's Medical Nonprofit Convenes Health Care Providers from 45 Countries in Rare Meeting to Advance the Discussion on Global Surgery in Resource Poor Environments

Leaders from the global public health community including Dr. Meena Cherian, the driving force behind the World Health Organization's initiative...


Sep 19, 2013, 16:04 ET Operation Smile to Honor Kevin Beggs, Randy Sherman and Kate Walsh at 2013 Smile Gala

Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity, will honor Kevin Beggs, Chairman of the Lionsgate Television Group; Randy Sherman,...


Apr 17, 2013, 15:04 ET Operation Smile and Smile Train Launch Rwanda Smiles™, to Create Africa's First Cleft-Free Country

Unprecedented collaboration between the two leading cleft charities will eliminate backlog of 4,000-plus Rwandans with untreated clefts and...


Apr 10, 2013, 10:44 ET Operation Smile and Smile Train Launch Rwanda Smiles™, An Unprecedented Collaboration to Create a Cleft-Free Rwanda

 Smile Train and Operation Smile, the two leading cleft care charities in the world, are launching Rwanda Smiles a groundbreaking initiative...


Jan 09, 2013, 13:19 ET Operation Smile Premieres Interactive Film "change forever™" featuring Tony Hawk to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Saving Lives

Film Allows Viewers to Send their Smile on the Journey of a Medical Mission, and Take a Pledge to Advocate for Children Born with...


Nov 15, 2012, 16:02 ET Operation Smile Kicks Off 30th Anniversary with Homecoming Medical Missions to the Philippines, Followed by Year-Long Series of Events around the U.S. and World

"change forever™" campaign launches globally; Funds raised will help Operation Smile meet the worldwide demand for safe surgical care...


Sep 25, 2012, 16:04 ET Operation Smile Honors Brooke Burke-Charvet and David Charvet, Jill Grey, Sanuk, Julia and Stephanie Argyros, Krista Jajonie and Daneia Sanadiki at 30th Anniversary Smile Gala

Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity, will honor Brooke Burke-Charvet and David Charvet at its 30th Anniversary Smile Gala...


Oct 25, 2011, 03:00 ET Ethicon und Operation Smile zaubern ein Lächeln auf die Gesichter von Kindern in Nordafrika

- Über 130 Kinder mit Gesichtsspalten ersuchen die ärztliche Mission im marokkanischen Marrakesch um Hilfe; Ethicon-Mitarbeiter aus...


Oct 25, 2011, 03:00 ET Ethicon et Operation Smile crée Smiles for Children en Afrique du Nord

- Plus de 130 enfants souffrant de fente palatine cherchent de l'aide à la mission médicale de Marrakechau Maroc ; les employés...


Oct 25, 2011, 03:00 ET Ethicon e Operation Smile creano sorrisi per i bambini nell'Africa settentrionale

- Oltre 130 bambini con labbro leporino cercano aiuto nella missione medica a Marrakechin Marocco; i dipendenti di Ethicon dall'Europa e dalla...


Oct 11, 2011, 12:49 ET Give an Exclusive "Zachary, Luke or Griffin" Teddy Bear to a Suffering Child Through Operation Smile's Holiday Giving Catalog and Receive One of Your Own

Two childhood friends partnered with Operation Smile this holiday season to launch the  "Zachary, Luke or Griffin" Teddy Bears, found...


Sep 28, 2011, 10:22 ET Operation Smile Honors Zachary Levi, Giuliana and Bill Rancic, Jennifer and Henry Salke and Sue Tsao at 10th Annual Smile Gala in Los Angeles

Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity, honored Smile Ambassadors Zachary Levi, Giuliana and Bill Rancic at its 10th annual...


Sep 06, 2011, 11:13 ET Miss Universe Organization Announces a Global Partnership with Operation Smile to Create a World of Smiles for Children Born with Clefts

Today the Miss Universe Organization and Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity, announced a philanthropic partnership to...


Aug 30, 2011, 10:22 ET Operation Smile to Honor Zachary Levi, Giuliana and Bill Rancic, Jennifer and Henry Salke and Sue Tsao at 10th Annual Smile Gala in Los Angeles

Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity, will honor Smile Ambassadors Zachary Levi and Giuliana and Bill Rancic at its 10th...