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5 Quick Ways to Celebrate World Smile Day

Elbi | Posted 10.02.2015 | Impact

World Smile Day was started by Harvey Ball, the creator of the smiley face logo, in 1963. He believed that everyone should devote one day a year to smiles and acts of compassion throughout the world. Sounds pretty good to us.

All Aboard the Smile Train: Organization Brightens One Million Young Lives

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

We've all seen the ads on the subway depicting children with cleft lips. Yes, they're hard to look at, but what's even harder to digest is the truth about what life looks like for these kids. What people may not realize is that they aren't just suffering from a cosmetic deformity.

Charity: Donate Once, Never Get Asked Again

The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Posted 07.29.2011 | Impact

I couldn't resist opening an appeal that landed in my mailbox the other day from Smile Train, a charity that provides surgery to correct cleft palate ...

What Kind of Images are Appropriate for NGO Campaigns?

Tom Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

Do NGOs have the opportunity to operate both ethically and successfully? Or do some sacrifices need to be made?

Smile Pinki: The Other Indian Oscar Winner

The Independent | Andrew Buncombe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When Brijmohan and Ruchi Gupta's baby was born, the young couple were nothing less than stunned. Their joy over the arrival of their first-born, Dimpy...