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  • An Open Letter to Smile Train

    We at the Cleft Lip & Palate Association (CLAPA) were disgusted by Smile Train’s recent ‘halloween’ themed direct mailings. These mailings, which suggest that babies with unrepaired clefts are in some way ‘scary’ are deeply hurtful and offensive.

  • #FundraisingFriday – Bellway homes

    Margaret Soldani’s grandson, Noah Stafford, was born with a bilateral cleft lip in January, and has since had two successful operations at Birmingham Children’s Hospital to treat the condition. Margaret, who is the sales advisor at Bellway’s Orchard Place development in Evesham, said the support her family and Noah had received from CLAPA had been brilliant.

  • Happy Faces Birmingham October meet up

    25 Oct 2017 12:00 - 25 Oct 2017 14:00

    Happy Faces Birmingham October meet up

    Happy Faces Birmingham will meet for the second time on Wednesday 25th October and every last Wednesday of the month after that.

  • Happy Faces Edinburgh October

    29 Oct 2017 11:00 - 29 Oct 2017 12:30

    Happy Faces Edinburgh October

    We are excited to announce the next meeting of Happy Faces in Edinburgh.