Spread More Smiles: Join Operation Smile in the celebration of World Smile Day

Spread More Smiles: Join Operation Smile in the celebration of World Smile Day

Operation Smile is a non-profit that helps children around the world to receive free and safe surgery to repair their cleft lips and cleft palates. We hope you can join us this Friday, Oct. 5 for the celebration of World Smile Day by sharing the story of our patient, Enok. Please watch the video below to learn more about Enok and how he gained his smile.

Spread More Smiles: Join Operation Smile in the celebration of World Smile Day

Imagine a life-time of not being able to smile while, also, being bullied and tormented because of the way you looked due to a facial difference. This was the life of 25-year-old Enok of Ghana and the life many children face when born with a cleft lip or cleft palate. For 36 years, Operation Smile has been helping to spread smiles worldwide by providing safe, effective and timely surgery to children and adults born with a cleft lip or cleft palate.


 Join Operation Smile in the celebration of World Smile Day on Friday, Oct. 5 by spreading Enok’s new smile story to your audience on your blog or social media channels. World Smile Day is an awareness day held every year to spread smiles through acts of kindness. By sharing Enok’s story, Operation Smile hopes to spread more smiles and awareness to help more people like Enok gain the smile and dignity they deserve.

Social Media Sample posts – please join myself (Momma’s Bacon) in celebrating the love through our social media posts and OUR smiles! :

  • Celebrate #WorldSmileDay with me by helping @operationsmile provide life-changing surgery to patients born with cleft conditions like Enok. Share his smile today! bit.ly/enokwsd 
  • Every person is worthy of love. With your help people born with cleft like Enok can be known, seen and heard. Give the gift of dignity. The gift of community. The gift of a smile. Share Enok’s smile today. #WorldSmileDay bit.ly/enokwsd
  • For 25 years, Enok lived in pain and isolation until he found @operationsmile volunteers who gave him a smile people wanted to see. Surgery made Enok visible to everyone. In honor of #WorldSmileDay share his smile with the world: bit.ly/enokwsd

About Operation Smile: Operation Smile has provided hundreds of thousands of safe surgeries for those born with cleft lip, cleft palate or other facial deformities. With more than three decades of expertise, Operation Smile creates solutions that deliver free surgery to people where it’s needed most.  As one of the largest medical volunteer-based nonprofits, Operation Smile has mobilized thousands of medical volunteers from a wide range of medical specialties from more than 80 countries. Operation Smile engages public-private partnerships to advance health care delivery, train local medical professionals to provide surgical care for patients in their communities, donate crucial medical equipment and supplies, and increase access to surgical care so that everyone living with cleft is treated.

Visit www.operationsmile.org, find on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.



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