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HUGS (Help Us Give Smiles) Foundation

Founded in 2003

The HUGS Foundation’s mission is to deliver free medical care to children and adolescents challenged by microtia, cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities.

Organization Type

  • Nonprofit Organization or Foundation

Medical Focus

  • Primary Care
  • Surgery

Surgical Focus

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Focus Areas

  • Training for Healthcare Providers

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Contact Details

Contact Name: Kimberly Palumbo, MD

Role/Title/Position: Executive Director


Telephone: 585-244-1000


973 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14607, US
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