To bring smiles to the faces of children in local hospitals, hospices and shelters.
Little Smiles is a volunteer driven, non-profit 501(c)3 children’s charity. Our mission is to help heal hearts and create little smiles by providing gifts and fun activities to children impacted by serious illness, homelessness or tragedy. With the guidance of local professionals such as doctors, nurses, child life specialists and social workers, we strive to help kids escape their unfortunate circumstances, even if only for a short period of time.
Little Smiles Philadelphia was started by a relative and a close friend of Paul Donohue, the founder of Little Smiles, Inc. Florida and is an independent affiliate. It is with great passion that, in accordance with the Little Smiles mission statement, Little Smiles Philadelphia has assisted and continues to assist thousands of children in the City of Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Little Smiles Philadelphia's dedicated board of directors and volunteers work unselfishly day in and day out to provide "little smiles" for the children who need it most in the Greater Philadelphia region!