We respect the children we serve, our partners, donors, volunteers, and one another.
Who We Are
Smiles for Children is a compassionate community devoted to brightening children’s lives. We support patients and families by raising critical funds for children’s hospitals nationwide.
Bringing Joy and Support to Young Lives
Smiles for Children is more than a non-profit organization—it’s a heartfelt pledge to positively impact children’s lives. We raise invaluable funds for children’s hospitals, surgery centers, and programs that enrich the well-being of youth. What sets Smiles for Children apart is our tireless commitment to transparency and our vow that 100% of all donations directly support these noble causes.
Smiles for Children is dedicated to raising funds and awareness for organizations devoted to children’s health and happiness. We believe in the immense power of giving and seek to transform children’s lives for the better. We promise that every dollar donated will go directly to reputable charities serving youth, providing medical care, spreading joy, and making an enduring impact. Together, we can bring health, hope, and brightness to countless young lives.
Our Guiding Values
At Smiles for Children, everything we do is rooted in our core values:
Putting Our Values in Action
Our values guide us as we strive to:
Reach as Many as Possible
We aspire to extend our reach so more children can feel the power of care and community.
Make Every Moment Matter
We serve our children, families, and hospital partners with great compassion.
Take the Time to Understand
We foster relationships grounded in learning the unique needs of every child and hospital.
Recognize Shared Challenges
With great empathy, we seek to ease the difficulties children face.
Operate With Integrity
We proudly share clear reports highlighting our stewardship of resources and good work.
Guiding Our Mission: The Smiles for Children Board of Directors
Smiles for Children is privileged to have a dedicated Board of Directors guiding our mission. Our Board brings passion and expertise from diverse backgrounds—including healthcare, child development, nonprofit leadership, finance, law, and education—to provide strong and ethical governance.
This group of talented professionals and community leaders volunteer their time, talents, and wisdom. They shape Smiles for Children’s vision and strategy to make the biggest possible impact for hospitalized kids in need across the country. We are truly thankful to our esteemed Board for their integral role in serving our vulnerable young beneficiaries.