Helping kids in local hospitals, hospices and shelters smile again.
Our programs are funded through events and sponsors.
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Our mission is to help heal hearts
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.
Here is how we do it:
If you have attended any of the Little Smiles events over the last year, chances are that you met our friend Zahir. He is a patient at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and he is nothing short of amazing. We met him in December 2016 at a holiday party and he's...read more
10 years of smiles were celebrated with style at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia, PA on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The red carpet welcomed 10 local kids from area hospitals that have demonstrated strength, grace, and courage while undergoing treatment or...read more
Nemours AI DuPont Hospital for Children is located in Wilmington, DE. Ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Nemours AI duPont has also been awarded the elite distinction as a 2012 Leapfrog Group Top Children's...read more
Past President & Treasurer
President & Co-Founder
Kelly Ann Zazyczny
Director of Operations
Past President & Director
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!