Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
Austin Smiles restores smiles and provides healthier lives through reconstructive plastic surgery for children in Central Texas and beyond who have complex birth defects.
Austin Smiles provides reconstructive plastic surgery, primarly cleft lip and palate repairs, to the children of Austin, a 10-county surrounding area and Latin America. After a more than a decade of service, the Austin Smiles plastic surgeons have performed hundreds of opperations annually at Children's Hospital of Austin. The corrective surgery provided by thses dedicated plastic surgeons helps to restore and normalize the speach, hearing, eating and breathing functions of amny children so adversely and painfully affected by their conditions. Best of all, a family's inability to pay does not influence the quality or availability of care so generously provided by the Austin Smiles' surgeons. Since its inception in 1987, the organizaiton has completed over twenty-five houndred corrective operations.