Author: Bethany Bogacki

Podcast Features More Than Words

More Than Words: Podcast Highlights Mission Bonds Sure, when you think of a podcast, you think of engaging conversation. But when members of our College Leadership Council took a stab at making their own Operation Smile-based podcast, they highlighted instead the nonverbal communication that makes a medical mission so special. Listen to the Podcast It [...]
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Tips to Engage & Sustain Your Club

Ashley Delacruz, left, and Shayla Gramajo, right, hold Operation Smile friendship bracelets created by Stephanie Fandino for the “Beloved Bracelets” fundraiser at Manhattan College. (Photo courtesy of Shayla Gramajo) Engage and Sustain Your Club With These Four Tips  Engaging and maintaining your clubs are great ways to encourage member participation in this new hybrid world. [...]
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Blog: LEA 2021

Putting the 'LEA' in Leadership Bringing together more than 400 student volunteers from 15 countries, our virtual Latinoamérica en Acción (LEA) conference shows how high schoolers and undergrads can make a difference through Operation Smile. Here are stories from the speakers and students behind the conference. 'For the Simple Fact That We Exist' Pavel asked [...]
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Foodie Fundraisers to Try

Make Smiles Possible with These Foodie Fundraisers Awesome students like you are fundraising to help us provide meals and health care items for potential patients and their families in Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama. But we know it can be tough to think of fundraiser to try. To help you get started, we've listed out these [...]
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Step Up Blog

It's Time to Step Up Gathering virtually for our third annual Step Up Symposium, almost 200 undergraduate volunteers from more than 20 countries have teamed up to make a difference in the lives of Operation Smile's patients. This blog aims to capture some of their stories, as well as a look into what they're learning [...]
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