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2018 Trip to Isla Mujeres

2018 Trip to Isla Mujeres

Mark your calendar, save your pennies, and find your passport! The details are in for the next trip to bring smiles to people across the world! Information for this year’s trip to Isla Mujeres Dates of Trip: May 12th – May 19th Average Cost Per Person: $1,300.00...

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Eye Exams For The Second Year In A Row

Eye Exams For The Second Year In A Row

We are excited to offer eye exams and prescriptions to the services we provide for the second year in a row. Those services include the following: eye exams, providing appropriate prescription of eyeglasses, treat bacterial and viral infections of the eye, and...

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2017 Trip to Isla Mujeres

2017 Trip to Isla Mujeres

Mark your calendar, save your pennies, and find your passport! The details are in for the next trip to bring smiles to people across the world! Information for this year’s trip to Isla Mujeres Dates of Trip: May 28rd – June 3rd Average Cost Per Person: $1,300.00...

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Adding Eye Exams To The Trip!

Adding Eye Exams To The Trip!

We are excited to offer something new for our 2017 trip to Isla Mujeres! We are adding eye exams and prescriptions to the services we provide. Those services include the following: eye exams, providing appropriate prescription of eye glasses, treat bacterial and viral...

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Claire, 30 – Birmingham

Claire, 30 – Birmingham

Six years ago I traveled with the Smile Foundation to Isla for the first time, I had no idea what to expect or how much that week would change my life. The second day we were there a little boy came in with an extremely swollen face due to an abscess. His dad was very...

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Tizzy, 31 – Birmingham

Tizzy, 31 – Birmingham

I served on the 2012 Isla mission team. It was an incredible experience that left me completely humbled and beyond grateful. Not only is Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo a gorgeous island in Mexico where most of the photos I took looked like scenes from a postcard but it is...

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Sara Claire, 28 – Birmingham

Sara Claire, 28 – Birmingham

Joy. Joy is the one thing that has remained the same each year that I traveled to Isla Mujeres, Mexico. 1,400 miles away, precious children live with a tarp over their head and no shoes. They are grateful. They are happy. They are joyful. The Smile Foundation's dental...

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Jahlyn, 20 – Memphis

Jahlyn, 20 – Memphis

Going to another country is usually something that many people are scared of; however, I was eager to travel to Isla Mujeres with group of people who I came to love. There are a lot of memories and things I learned that I have from my wonderful trip on the beautiful...

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Carolyn, 27 – Washington D.C.

Carolyn, 27 – Washington D.C.

When I think of my time in Mexico- past and future, one word comes to mind, purpose.Our lives are made up of moments and instances all of which are out of our control. I think back to my first day in Mexico when the eight of us piled into golf carts and rode down the...

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Cullen, 29 – Memphis

Cullen, 29 – Memphis

Over the years, Isla Mujeres has become a part of who I am. I have been traveling to the island since I was in high school. Each year brings different stories full of joy, laughter, hardship, and learning. Our trips have evolved from serving locals in anyway possible...

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Cullen's Story

“Over the years, Isla Mujeres has become a part of who I am. I have been traveling to the island since I was in high school. Each year brings different stories full of joy, laughter, hardship, and learning. Our trips have evolved from serving locals in anyway possible to a daily dental clinic that serves hundreds...” Cullen, 27, Memphis

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Carolyn's Story

“With the help of so many, our trip to Isla Mujeres, Mexico has been one that has provided so many divinely orchestrated "moments" for the people of this town. Making "doing good" fun is not always easy- but with the leadership of people like Dr. Lauten Johnson, people are attracted to our mission and can see why we keep coming back...” Carolyn, 25, Washington D.C.

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