Operation Smile is an international children's medical charity which, through a network of foundations and medical volunteers, provides life changing surgeries and medical care to children born with facial deformities such as cleft lip and cleft palate.
To put it simply: they heal smiles.
You can learn more about Operation Smile, what they do, and how to donate at their website: http://www.operationsmile.org/
If you are a college student (or know someone who is) there is another way to help Operation Smile, while saving some money on those expensive textbooks: CampusBookRentals
CampusBookRentals.com has made a minimum commitment to contribute 80 surgeries to Operation Smile through June 2014, but that's just a minimum! They are contributing to Operation Smile in two ways: First, through the minimum commitment as mentioned above. And second, through their RentBack program, they provide students the opportunity to direct any portion of their earnings to Operation Smile directly from their RentBack account.
I hope you will consider the good works of Operation Smile as you think about where to donate your charitable funds this year. (And maybe you can save yourself some money and help a great cause along the way using CampusBookRentals!)
* This is a sponsered post. However, all opinions are my own. *