FAQs

You may have a few questions about To Give A Smile and the work that we do. The following are some of the frequently asked questions we receive:

When was the organization founded and where is it based out of?

To Give A Smile was founded in 2006 and is based out of Dallas, Texas.

How does the organization facilitate medical mission trips?

Prior to the organization entering a new location, we pre-screen the area to include: lodging, ground crew, and transportation to ensure all safety requirements and standards are met. The volunteer team members, paid medical staff, and our ground crew help to facilitate the medical clinics. To gain more information on eligibility requirements, upcoming trips, please visit our Volunteer section of our website.

How does the organization receive its funding?

To Give A Smile has went on to impact thousands of lives over the years through the generous support of donors, local businesses, and churches. To make a donation, please visit the Donate section of our website.

Is my donation tax deductible?

To Give A Smile is recognized by the IRS as a 501 (c)(3) non-profit. All donations made to the organization are tax-deductible in accordance with the IRS regulations.

What is the age requirement in order to volunteer?

Anyone 15 years of age or older is able to become a volunteer for the organization. Additional criteria for international missions can be found on the Volunteer section of our website.