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Monthly - San Diego, Califoria Surgical Clinic

CCSS surgical volunteers provide free corrective surgery on a monthly basis. These procedures are conducted at San Diego area hospitals for those who have the proper documentation to enter the United States. Surgeons perform approximately 5-10 corrective surgical procedures each month.

July 5-July 19, 2010

Medical & Dental Clinics - Mindanao, Philippines

CCSS volunteers are off again across the great blue sea as part of the annual medical and dental clinc in Mindanao, Philippines. CCSS will be shipping thousands of dollars worth of medications to provide for those in need in the poverty stricken villages of this Philippines island.. During this two week period, Mindanao residents will receive basic medical care, be administered medications such as antibiotics and tuberculosis medicine. Dentists will be conducting dental procedures, such as cleanings, fillings, extractions and other needed dental care. Nutritious meals will also be provided for local children and village residents.

April 30-May 1, 2010

Feeding/Edcuation Facility - San Luis, Mexico

CCSS President, John Martin, will be traveling to San Luis on April 1st to make a special appearance at the feeding and educational facility sponsored by CCSS. The clinic directors, Jose and Aleajandrina Rodriguez, will host Mr. Martin and several accompanying students. This will be an exciting trip for these students to see one of our many programs in action. After our Mexicali surgical clinic, we hope the only excitement we experience comes from happy faces! For more information about our feeding and educational program, please visit our programs page. If you would like to make a donation to help support this program and these beautiful families, please visit our donation page.

April 9-10, 2010

Surgical Clinic - Mexicali, Mexico

CCSS's first bi-annual corrective surgical clinic of 2010 in Mexicali, Mexico takes place from April 9-10. CCSS provides corrective surgery twice a year in Mexicali at the Red Cross clinic during the spring and fall. This is one of CCSS's largest clinics, second to the annual La Piedad, Michoacán Mexico clinic.

 

If you would like to donate supplies or financially support this clinic, or any of the CCSS field programs, please see our donation page for further details. We also welcome any medical personnel who would like to volunteer their time and gifted talents to give the gift of a smile. Please contact us via email or by phone (see number at top of page) if you are interested in being a part of any of our wonderful field programs.

February 18–21, 2010

Surgical Clinic - La Piedad, Michoacán Mexico

This is CCSS's second corrective surgical clinic in partnership with InterFACE. La Piedad is located in the Mexican state of Michoacán, which is in Southern Mexico. This is CCSS's 25th year of surgical clinics in this area, and we are very excited to see lives changed with the assistance of our amazing volunteers and supporters.

 

If you would like to make a donation for this clinic, please see our donation page for further details. We also welcome any medical personnel who would like to volunteer their time and gifted talents to give the gift of a smile. Please contact us via email or by phone (see number at top of page) if you are interested.

December 5, 2009

Christmas Party - Rosarito, Mexico

This December, Children's Corrective Surgery Society will continue its 30+ year tradition of bringing even more smiles to the children of Rosarito, Mexico by co-sponsoring the annual Christmas Party with Thorsnes Bartolotta McGuire Attorney’s at Law of San Diego, CA.

 

Invitations have been delivered to 650 families. For many, the gifts received will be the only ones they get this Christmas. There's also a rumor that Santa will be making a special appearance! The children will enjoy piñatas filled with candy, food and many delicious cakes!

POSTPONED

Surgical Clinic - Palenque, Chiapas Mexico

We are extremely excited to announce the November surgical clinic, which will take place in Palenque in the Mexican state of Chiapas. Palenque is famously known for the Mayan ruins, which attract thousands of tourists every year.

 

This is CCSS's first surgical clinic in this area, and we have partnered with InterFACE out of UCSD for this joint venture to bring restoration and hope to children in need in this area of Mexico. This is an extremely special opportunity for CCSS and InterFACE, as this will be the very first corrective surgery clinic to take place in this city.

 

If you would like to make a donation for this clinic, please see our donation page for further details. We also welcome any medical personnel who would like to volunteer their time and gifted talents to give the gift of a smile. Please contact us via email or by phone (see number at top of page) if you are interested.

October 9–10, 2009

Surgical Clinic - Mexicali, Mexico

CCSS will be conducting corrective surgical procedures over a 2-3 day period in Mexicali Mexico, October 9-10. We are very excited to have a few city employees from the City of San Jose, California, joining us at this field clinic.

 

If you would like to volunteer your time and services to assist in this field program, please call our toll-free number to see how you may participate.

If you would like to make a donation for this clinic, please refer to our donation page. We have provided several convenient methods to donate, as well as a list of items you may donate to assist those in need.

 

October 3, 2009

Ride for Smiles - Oceanside, CA

CCSS is pleased to announce our inaugural Ride for Smiles charity fundraiser on October 3, 2009.Whether you ride a motorcyle or scooter, or don't ride at all, we invite you out to Vespa of Oceanside for a day of fun. Riders will enjoy a breathtaking scenic ride down Coast Highway 101 to the Torrey Pines area, and return up the coast for a fun-filled event hosted by Vespa of Oceanside, including live entertainment, food, and raffle prizes.

 

Riders check-in will begin at 9 AM, and will leave at 10 AM for a three hour tour. And our fearless crew promises to get you back safely even if the weather starts getting rough!

 

Please come out and support CCSS and help us raise funds for our wonderful programs that continue to bring smiles to children and families worldwide! After all, miracles only happen when someone cares. Be that miracle for a child today!

 

If you would like to pre-register and save time checking in on ride day, click here. Vespa of Oceanside is located at 1425 South Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054, phone: 877-613-3033

September 25–26, 2009

Gospel Fest 2009 - Temecula, CA

Join us at the second annual Temecula Gospel Fest to be held at The Temecula Old Town Community Theater. This event benefits the Oak Grove Center Arts Program. Oak Grove assists in rebuilding the lives of at-risk children and their families through educating, healing, restoring relationships, building character, and instilling hope.

 

If you plan on attending Gospel Fest, please take a few minutes and stop by our event booth and say hello.

 

Old Town Temecula Community Theater
42051 Main Street
Temecula, CA 92562

September 18, 2009

Fellowship Night at Mulligan Family Fun Center - Murrieta, CA

Are you looking for a night of fun with friends or family? If you live in the area or happen to be passing through, come out for Fellowship Night at Mulligan Family Fun Center. If you purchase your tickets by September 17th, you can enjoy unlimited Lazer Tag, Go-Karts, Blaster Boats, Miniature Golf, Rock Wall, Rookie Go-Karts, Carousel, Tea Cups, Kangaroo Jump, Train Ride and Arcade Center (excludes redemption games) for only $12.99! And that's not all! Your ticket also includes dinner: 2 slices of pizza and a soft drink, as well as positive musical entertainment.

 

If you plan on attending Fellowship Night, please take a few minutes and stop by the CCSS event booth. For you motorcycle and scooter riders, you can also pick up your "Ride for Smiles" registration form at our booth for the upcoming charity ride to be held in Oceanside California as well. See the Ride for Smiles event section for more details.

 

Mulligan Family Fun Center is located at 24950 Madison Ave, Murrieta, CA 92562-9714, (951) 696-9696. Event is 6-11 pm, Friday 9/18/09. Dinner served from 7-8 pm. For directions, click here.

June 26, July 17–18 & 25, 2009

Music Under Evening Skies - Wildomar, CA

A wonderful blend of positive music at Oliveras Coffee House located in the Bear Creek Shopping Center:

 

36068 Hidden Springs Rd., Suite A, Wildomar, CA 92595.

 

The free showcase starts at 7:00 p.m. on June 26th, July 17th, 18th, and the 25th, with local talent and recording artists the "Rountree's", with special guest "Iari" on the 17th and 18th of July.

 

Showcase sponsored by CCSS and Oliveras Coffee House. Come out and enjoy a fun-filled summer evening and meet some of our lovely staff and be inspired by an evening of amazing music!

June 29–July 11, 2009

Medical & Dental Clinics - Mindanao, Philippines

CCSS volunteers will be conducting free medical and dental clinics on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. CCSS will be shipping thousands of dollars worth of medications. During this two week period, Mindanao residents will receive basic medical care, be administered medications such as antibiotics and tuberculosis medicine. Dentists will be conducting dental procedures, such as cleanings, fillings, extractions and other needed dental care. Nutritious meals will also be provided for local children and village residents.

 

CCSS has put together a basketball team comprised of current and former college and professional basketball players, who will compete with local Filipino teams. Basketball, being the most popular sport in the Philippines, provides entertainment and draws many to the CCSS medical/dental field program. It has proven to be a great way to interact with the residents of local villages.