El Salvador 2017, Third Surgery Day

Third Surgery Day – February 22, 2017 Austin Smiles Volunteers: Going to Extraordinary Lengths for Others  – By Kristen Brown; photos by Sarah Carney An Austin Smiles medical mission team is a mix of veteran-trip goers, first-time volunteers, medical experts, and...

El Salvador 2017, Day 1

Travel & Triage San Salvador- After a very long day of travel on Saturday, February 18, 2017, the Austin Smiles team finally made it from Austin to San Salvador, picking up fellow team members along the way in Houston.  Our team of 42 medical and nonmedical...

Guatemala City – October 20, 2016

(Story by Lauren Holcomb and Photography by Leslie Spencer)   The 2016 Guatemala mission is coming to an end today with our last day of surgeries. The most exciting part of all the work that we do here is giving a baby or child back to the mother after the...