Operation Smile has helped millions of children throughout the world with a multitude of dental ailments such as; cleft palate and an assortment of other facial deformities that plague children in the developing world and here in the United States. Avi Weisfogel has started a GoFundMe campaign to raise more money for this worthwhile organization and has set the donation threshold at $2000.00.
Avi Weisfogel understands the seriousness of the facial deformities that plague the developing nations of this world, especially in children and young adults; it is for that reason that he has chosen Operation Smile as the charity organization to start his GoFundMe campaign for.
Avi Weisfogel is a dentist by trade and works in the field of treating sleep disorders through the use of oral appliances. In fact, Dr. Weisfogel founded Health Heart Sleep in 2010, which works with physicians around the world to establish and manage sleep labs. Weisfogel also manages his own office Old Bridge Dental Care, which he founded in 1999.
Avi spoke about his decision to start this campaign, “Operation Smile believes that every child deserves exceptional surgical care and that all children deserve to be treated as if they were our own. The organization wants to ensure that every child knows no matter what life throws at them, they will always have hope”. Those are strong, but dedicated words he spoke, and he is in a field where he is familiar with the seriousness of ailments like cleft palate in addition to other facial deformities.
Operation Smile was founded in 1982 by Bill and Kathy Magee to help children in the Phillipines, but it has grown to an international charity that has truly helped millions of children around the world.