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 fundraiser

Shoot for a Smile

Austin Smiles 25th Annual sporting clay-shoot at Hog Heaven in Dripping Springs, TX. Event includes clay shoot, online auction, raffle and BBQ. All proceeds from the event benefit Austin Smiles!

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Featured Mission – Feb 2022

El Salvador 2022

Austin Smiles is heading to San Salvador in February! Our team of 40+ volunteers will help complete 50 cleft lip and palate surgeries for children in need!

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Holiday Giving

The biggest day of the year to give back, #GivingTuesday, November 30th, 2021! We’re counting on donors like you to remember the need for comprehensive, free and safe surgical care for children born with cleft lip and palate.