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Operation Smile, a non-profit organization founded in 1982, is an international charity for children. The organization is a mobilized group of doctors and nurses who provide reconstructive surgery for children born with facial deformities such as cleft lip and cleft palate.
Since inception, Operation Smile has created a presence in over 60 countries and has helped more than 2 million people with evaluations as well as conducted over 200,000 free surgeries.
The dodgeball tournament involved several teams of 6 competing in a best out of three bracket style competition. Each team paid an entry fee of $100 to play. One hundred percent of the donated entry fees went to Operation Smile.
“It is always exciting to give back. Operation Smile is such an inspiring organization of extremely selfless people. I am glad we were able to be a part of the event and I look forward to continuing to work with Operation Smile in the future,” explains Andrea Atkinson, President of 212, Inc.
The event helped raise $3600 and the winning team got the honor of presenting the total donations in their name. 212, Inc. has also volunteered with the Salvation Army’s Adopt A Family program and will continue its philanthropic work in the months to come.
Executives of 212 Inc. will be traveling to Miami Beach for an annual national conference and a bit of fun on the beach.
The weekend will be hosted at the Miami Eden Roc hotel and will include some brief meetings, a chance to relax on the beach, networking opportunities with several business professionals from all across the country, and two charity tournaments.
This year’s charity events will include a beach volleyball tournament and a beach cornhole tournament. These tournaments mark the 5th year the company will be attending a charity event at the client hosted national conference.
This years charity will be a Beach Volleyball Tournament followed by a Beach Cornhole
Tournament. Teams of six for volleyball pay an entry fee of $100 and each team of 2 for cornhole pay a $20 entry fee. One hundred percent of the entry fees collected will be
donated to Operation Smile and the winning team will have the honor of presenting the donation check to Operation.
Congratulations to those hard working individuals who have earned the opportunity to attend this fun filled weekend.