Your compassion is what creates a new chance at life for the child, the family, and the community at large.
Sharing Smiles, Transforming Lives
All over the world children born with cleft lip and palate anomalies suffer physically and emotionally. They may become malnourished and are prone to ear infections and hearing loss. Often times, they experience upper-respiratory problems or speech and dental difficulties; most need multiple operations. They commonly endure isolation and ridicule. Sometimes they are abused, abandoned or killed. Access to surgical care is usually scarce or unaffordable.
Alliance for Smiles offers children and families with cleft anomalies hope for a bright future. We work to repair children’s broken smiles by providing free, comprehensive cleft treatment, in under-served areas of the world – transforming their lives forever.
You Can Help!
Alliance for Smiles is a volunteer driven organization that relies on financial contributions to continue the work that we have started. Your compassion is what creates a new chance at life for the child, the family, and the community at large. There are so many ways to contribute!
Click Featured Campaigns Below for More Information
By donating, you can give the miracle of a new life to a child in need. Sponsor one child for $1000.
You can honor a person’s life, or celebrate a joyous occasion by a child with the gift of a smile.
Your gift of personal property, or stock will allow you to deduct 100% of the value of the item...
Thinking of replacing a vehicle soon? Why not donate your old car? It's easy and tax-deductible! Running or not...
Your pets, bringing smiles to the world! Enter Your Pet to Our AFS Pet Project Today!
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Missions & Events
Thank you for your interest in our upcoming medical missions.
Due to the continuing Coronavirus Pandemic we have suspended all international trips for now. But to further our mission of building local capacity for long-term cleft care, we are currently working with our international partners to develop a Virtual Education Initiative. Click Here to Read More.
We hope to resume in-person medical missions in 2021, and are preparing for trips to the following locations: Bangladesh, Congo, Egypt, Guatemala, Honduras, and Myanmar. We will update this page as we know more.
For current information about travel during the global COVID-19 pandemic please visit the CDC website.
Please stay safe and healthy!
You just can’t imagine how happy I am right now. Can pronounce clearly, not being teased by anybody…so happy! I feel so blessed living a normal life, like normal people in a normal condition. And it all happened because of you! I will never forget you as kind individuals. Thank you, thank you, thank you… with love and kisses from my heart.
Although I don’t know your names, when I see your smile I can feel your love. You are so kind, so sincere, and I am so touched. There is actually love in this world, and individuals are not as selfish and cold-hearted as I believed. We were neither friends nor relatives, yet you came so far to help me. I just can’t put into words how touched I am.
I was so very worried about my child, Somiya. You have helped us a lot by coming here. I and my family are very grateful to you for this, so much that we are out of words. We will remember you till the last days of our lives.