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. Austin Smiles believes every child born with a cleft lip or palate deserves access to life-changing care.

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 Featured fundraiser

Wish Upon A Smile 2022

Thank you to everyone who came out to Austin Smiles 36th Annual Gala, Wish Upon a Smile on November 5th – What a night of fun and generosity that creates change in the world.

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Our next Mission – Feb 2023

El Salvador 2023

Austin Smiles is heading to San Salvador in February! Our team of 30+ volunteers will provide surgical, dental and ENT care for children in need!

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Local program highlight

Camp Amigo 2023

Camp Amigo will be on March 11th, 2023 out at Candlelight Ranch in Marble Falls. Kids ages 5 – 18 are welcome to sign up and join us for a day of camp activities and friendship. Sign up your camper below!