Chosen Charities

Smile Train

An international children's charity that support 100% free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive care for children globally.​

They use a "teach a man to fish" model, focusing on training local doctors to perform cleft repair surgery and care in their own communities. 

These doctors are then able to go on to train other doctors creating a long-term sustainable system.

A cleft repair surgery costs as little as £150 and has life changing results.

Cuddles 4 Clefts

A charity that provides cuddle packages to parents and children going through the cleft journey.

This package includes:

  • Teddy bear with a matching cleft stitch

  • A top with "Every Smile Has a Story"

  • The book "Shining Scars"

By sponsoring a cuddle pack, a parent and child will receive it, being reminded they are never alone.

Cleft Lip & Palate Association

A UK based charity that was created with the mission to empower ​the cleft community and overcome any barriers caused by cleft lip and palate.

They provide online and local support groups, specialist feeding equipment and training to deliver one-on-one support.

Moreover, CLAPA collaborate with researchers to make their work more accessible to the community.