Making the World Smile, One Person at a Time!

We are a non-profit organization focused on charity activities worldwide.

How to Get Involved

Give Donations

We honor your contribution and make every little bit go a long way. You can support us in our journey of saving and improving lives by giving to For World Wide Smiles. Read more on examples of how your donation can improve lives.
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Become a Volunteer

Get involved in our humanitarian endeavors to make this world smile, one person at a time. You can join us as a volunteer and give your time to save and improve lives around the world and be part of a life-changing experience.
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For World Wide Smiles Founders

Dr. Sherwin Shinn and Faria Shinn

Dr. Sherwin Shinn has been a practicing dentist in Washington State since graduating from the University of Washington in 1974. He served as a dental director and primarily sees children at his non-profit dental clinic in Gig Harbor, WA.

Faria Shinn, born and raised in Uganda, is a project manager and coordinator of the organization. To put it simply, she is the heart and soul of For World Wide Smiles.

For the last 23 years, Dr. Shinn and Faria Shinn have dedicated their life to providing oral healthcare and preventative education to underserved people in some of the world’s most impoverished countries.
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