3rd Annual Smiling Faces Benefit Dinner

You are cordially invited to the 3rd Annual Smiling Faces Benefit Dinner sponsored by the UNC Furlow Fund to benefit the work of the Palestinian Cleft Society. 

The mission of the Palestinian Cleft Society is to provide timely, compassionate, and comprehensive surgical and dental care for Palestinian children with craniofacial anomalies, including cleft lip and palate.

When:  Monday October 7, 2013 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM

Where:  At the UNC Fed Ex Global Education Building

Why:      To raise funds for the humanitarian work of the Palestinian Cleft Society

How:      To buy tickets or donate, visit www.furlowfund.org.  Tickets will also be available at the door.

Tickets: $15 for students; $35 for non-students

To date, we have provided over 1,150 surgeries free of charge through the generous donations of people like you.

Come hear the stories of these children, enjoy friends, food, and traditional Palestinian music and dance.

We look forward to seeing you there!


What your donation will do:

$20 –Arm restraints for children after surgery

$40 –Medicine for one surgery

$50 –Sutures for surgery

$100 –Drains, tubes, and medicine for ear reconstruction

$250 –Cleft Lip surgery for one child

$500 –Cleft lip and palate surgery for one child

$1,000 –Staged ear reconstruction for children with an absent ear

$3,000 –Total cost for one volunteer to Palestine for 2 weeks

What your donations have done:

Number of trips taken:23

People from North and South America who have travelled to Palestine:66

Palestinian Professionals with whom we partner:140

Total Surgeries Performed:1,150