About Us

Samantha Makes It a Little Easier, (SMILE)is a nonprofit organization, serving children impacted by a life-threatening condition who live or are treated in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. 

Our mission

SMILE’s mission is to enhance the lives of children impacted by a life-threatening medical condition through education, encouragement, and empowerment.

SMILE Kids Program

Through our flagship program, the SMILE Kids Program, we provide children impacted by a life-threatening condition with assistive and adaptive equipment that is cost prohibitive but will enhance their quality of life, making life a little easier. 

Core Values


Dedicated

Inclusive

Family Oriented

Compassionate

Respectful

Each SMILE Kid’s request is unique to their individual needs.  Learn more on our SMILE Kids Program and how to refer a SMILE Kid.

"Samantha Makes It a Little Easier"

Contact Us

101 West Main Street. Suite 7000
Norfolk, VA 23510

757-333-1219

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