I found out about a great charity called Operation Smile that helps kids get back their basic rights to eat, talk, smile, and socialize and give them the surgeries they desperately need but can't get otherwise.
Operation Smile adheres to six principles in their work to save kids all around the world: "we reach the unreachable, we work from the heart, we apply Global Standards of Care, we build self-sufficiency worldwide, we lead the way, and we continually educate and train".
If this is a cause you care about, you can donate today. Any amount helps kids get better and Operation Smile lead the way! Most cleft surgeries cost $240.00, so if you'd like to get a kid a surgery, aim for that amount.
If you have any more questions about cleft conditions/surgeries or Operation Smile, check out their FAQ's.
Now for a giveaway!
Operation Smile is partnered with Campus Book Rentals, who is offering a giveaway to my wonderful readers! This one is for college kids - the winner will receive a coupon code to receive 50% off their textbooks for one semester from Campus Book Rentals! This is an amazing win for college students, so tell your friends what they could win.
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