Pictured: Operation Smile Co-Founder and President, Kathy Magee
Here is Renee's interview with Co-Founder and President of Operation Smile, Kathy Magee. Operation Smile was founded in 1982 by Kathy and her husband Dr. Bill Magee after an unforgettable medical trip to the Philippines. Since then, Operation Smile has transformed thousands of lives with safe surgeries for those born with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial conditions.
With over 6,000 volunteers from 67 countries, the program is one of the largest volunteer-based international medical nonprofit organizations in the world. Operation Smile and their volunteers are bettering the lives of children around the world, each and every day.
Listen below to hear some amazing stories from Operation Smile and how they plan to make the future a better place for kids around the globe!
Pictured: Dr. Bill. P. Magee Jr., Co-Founder and CEO of Operation Smile
About Operation Smile:
"Operation Smile has provided hundreds of thousands of safe surgeries for those born with cleft lip, cleft palate or other facial deformities. With more than three decades of expertise, Operation Smile creates solutions that deliver free surgery to people where it’s needed most. As one of the largest medical volunteer-based nonprofits, Operation Smile has mobilized thousands of medical volunteers from a wide range of medical specialties from more than 80 countries. Operation Smile engages public-private partnerships to advance health care delivery, train local medical professionals to provide surgical care for patients in their communities, donate crucial medical equipment and supplies, and increase access to surgical care so that everyone living with cleft is treated."
For more information, visit https://www.operationsmile.org/