Helping Children Smile Inc. relies on voluntary donations and corporate support to provide free reconstructive cleft lip and cleft palate surgery for indigent Filipino children without any cost to the recipient and their family.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of our local & overseas partners & individuals who help in many ways such as donating medical supplies, volunteering in the Op shop, sponsoring a child’s surgery & hosting the team whilst on the mission in the Philippines.

All monies raised go directly to paying for each mission, which costs $A40,000. The surgery we provide enables children to lead rewarding, fulfuling lives.

Sponsor a child’s operation for $A250.00!

All donations $A2.00 and over are tax deductible and are greatly appreciated by Helping Children Smile Inc., the children we help and their families. To sponsor an operation $A250.00, to sponsor a child monthly $A21.00. Any donations, no matter how small are greatly appreciated.

If you would like to help us and make a tax deductible donation to Helping Children Smile Inc. please:

Download a printable DONATION FORM which you can return by mail with your details or cheque.

Call 07 5494 2561 for our banking details. For more information about donations please contact the secretary Bernice McLennan using the email contact on the Contact us page.

Please help us to restore their smiles and DONATE NOW!

Helping Children Smile Inc - Happy Mother

Relieved and Smiling Mums

Helping Children Smile Inc - Happy Mother

Caring Australian Nurses

Watch our Video – 2010


Jenica had a bilateral cleft lip with an excoriated section on the lip tissue which oozed blood. She always wore a mask when in public. Thanks to surgery provided by Helping Children Smile INC, Jenica now no longer wears a mask in public, Jenica wears a beautiful smile.

Jenica at the post operative check-up clinic with her mum and Kate Rogers one of the nurses from Helping Children Smile.

Helping Children Smile Inc - Jenica After Surgery

Postal Address:

The Secretary
Helping Children Smile Inc.
100 Maleny-Kenilworth Road

Charity Store:

07 5476 3797
33 Howard Street
Nambour, Queensland, 4560, Australia
We are always looking for volunteers for the shop so if you can spare us a few hours per week please call the number above.

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