Creating Smiles, Improving Lives

Our Mission

Austin Smiles – The Austin Plastic Surgery Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide sustainable surgical and post-surgical care to children born with cleft lip and cleft palate both in Central Texas and Latin America.

1 in 700 children are born with a cleft lip or palate

$250 covers the cost of one life-changing surgery

150 volunteers annually will change a child’s life forever

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Since 1987 Austin Smiles has provided life-changing services to children born with cleft lip and palate

Children with cleft lip and palate often face one or more health and developmental complications without proper treatment. These complications include difficulties in feeding, speech, breathing, and hearing as well as compromised oral health and frequent ear infections.

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Featured local program

Cleft Care Kits!

Is your child scheduled for a cleft-related surgery? If so, apply for a Cleft Care Surgery Kit today! Each kit is made uniquely based on the age, gender, and surgery of the child.

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Featured Mission – Fall 2021

Guatemala 2021

Austin Smiles Trip to Guatemala City, Guatemala will be on September 25th – October 3rd 

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Featured EVENT – November 6th

35th Anniversary Celebration!

Let’s celebrate 35 years of service! Attend in person or enjoy the Livestream from home featuring performance by the “Queen of Austin Soul”, Tameca Jones