How to Help

Join the I Smile First movement! It’s easy and fun.

  1. The premise is simple: Smile at others, regardless of whether they are smiling at you. In other words, be the first to smile when you see another person.
  2. Notice the positive effects of your smiles.
  3. Meps and her sisters, laughing
    What comes after smiling? Laughing!

    If you like the results, take the pledge: “Each of us is worthy of a smile. When I encounter another person, I will offer them a kind smile.”
    Click to take the Pledge

  4. Get some free I Smile First Smile Cards and hand them to people you meet. See “Who can use a Smile Card” for ideas.
  5. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
  6. Share your smiling experiences in social media with the hashtag #ISmileFirst.
  7. Become an I Smile First Ambassador. Ambassadors receive materials to help them spread the message in their communities, as well as special support and encouragement of their efforts. Use our contact form (below) to request information about Ambassadorship.
  8. Host an I Smile First event in your own community.
  9. Write a letter to the editor of your local paper. We can help with wording.
Hank Schulte with the I Smile First display
Smiling is great for all ages.

For more information, please send us a message using the form below and we’ll get back to you!