Tagged with:Updates from CLAPA

  • Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness Week 2024: Thank You!

    12 May 2024

    May 4th-12th 2024 was Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness Week - look back with us on a week of awareness-raising, myth-busting and story-sharing!

  • Smile Train and CLAPA Join Forces to Strengthen Cleft Care in the UK

    25 Apr 2024

    25 April 2024: Smile Train, the world's leading cleft charity, and the Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA), the UK’s national charity helping people with a cleft, announce new support to expand cleft care services across the United Kingdom, enabling further provision towards cleft awareness, education, and networking programmes.

  • CLAPA Welcomes YolanDa Brown as Patron

    6 Oct 2023

    This World Smile Day, CLAPA is delighted to announce YolanDa Brown OBE DL has joined us as a Patron.

  • CLAPA celebrates Volunteers’ Week 2023

    5 Jun 2023

    Volunteers' Week runs from 1st-7th June each year. Volunteers are the backbone of CLAPA and are vital to all areas of our work. They sit on our Trustee Board to govern the charity, host our many online events, and generously share their experiences and provide reassurance to people going through tough times. From all of us at CLAPA, we'd like to say a heartfelt THANK YOU to our volunteers for all they do!

  • Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness Week 2023: Thank You!

    14 May 2023

    This Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness Week, we asked you to help us celebrate difference by sharing your stories, sharing our posts and stepping up to help us fund our vital support services. With every post shared and every penny raised, you’ve helped us make sure that no one goes through their cleft journey alone.

  • #SaveCLAPA: Thank You!

    10 Mar 2023

    When I wrote that first letter asking you to help me #SaveCLAPA, I had no idea what to expect. Your response blew me away.

  • Annual Survey 2022: The Results

    25 Feb 2023

    Open up for a summary of our 2022 annual survey results, covering topics from access to NHS cleft care to what people value about CLAPA's events.

  • Face-to-Face Family Day in Scotland

    28 Oct 2022

    CLAPA is teaming up with three other charities to bring you this fun-filled Family Day, funded by the VTCT Foundation. Originally planned in 2020, we're delighted to announce a new date of Saturday, 25th March 2023.

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    Summer Survey 2021: The Results

    30 Oct 2021

  • CLAPA Welcomes New Chair of Trustee Board

    25 Apr 2021

    CLAPA is delighted to welcome Nick Astor as our new Chair of Trustees. Read more about Nick's history with the charity and his vision for CLAPA's future.