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Summer 2013 Newsletter
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Summer 2013 Newsletter

Trip Report: Bijie and Xingyi, China Two thousand and thirteen is shaping up to be a busy year for Alliance for Smiles’ efforts in China. So far this year we have already completed two missions there: the first in April to Bijie, and the second in May to Xingyi. We previously visited Bijie in September...

Spring 2013 Newsletter
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Spring 2013 Newsletter

Trip Report: Dhaka, Bangladesh This March Alliance for Smiles completed its third visit to the Dhaka Shishu Hospital. The mission was led by Tina Hollcroft and included 18 medical and nonmedical volunteers. Forty-nine patients received a total of 83 surgeries, despite a nation-wide strike and civil unrest. We would like to extend our sincere thanks...

Winter 2012 Newsletter
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Winter 2012 Newsletter

A Message from the Chairman of the Board Dear Friends and Supporters of Alliance for Smiles: As the new Chairman of the Board, I want to personally thank you for the support you are giving to our work. As a plastic surgeon, I have experienced medical missions as an active participant and realize how important...

Fall 2012 Newsletter
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Fall 2012 Newsletter

In Memory of John Uth, Chairman of the Board On May 20, 2012 Alliance for Smiles lost its beloved Chairman and Co-Founder, John Uth, to a battle with cancer. At its February Gala, Alliance for Smiles honored John with the Distinguished Service Award for his years of service and leadership. John Uth’s story is that...

Spring 2012 Newsletter
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Spring 2012 Newsletter

Our Continued Commitment to Africa This February AfS returned to the Ridge Hospital in Accra, Ghana for a medical mission. AfS had visited the Ridge Hospital twice before, in 2010 and 2011. Seventeen mission volunteers made up the team, representing the United States, Canada, and Australia. This mission was Alliance for Smiles’ 6th mission to...

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