Responding to the Insurance Shock

Melissa Pierce was used to advocating to Congress for important causes. But not for one that directly impacted her only family. She shares the unexpected emotional experience of explaining how the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act would impact her family and thousands of others.

This is My Normal

Jill Radley has spent the last few decades as her son’s biggest cheerleader and advocate. But, she recently used her voice to advocate and tell HER story with ectodermal dysplasia. A teacher at heart, she’s sharing her wisdom with students, other parents and women about the attitude to take when life hands you challenges.

ELSA’s Great Day in the House

The Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act hit another milestone in our journey to get it made into law. And, we are celebrating! Find out what happened and what’s next.

I Wanna Ask Santa for Teeth

Seeing a friend’s teeth, 3-year-old Kannon decides he’ll ask Santa for the teeth he hasn’t developed. Dr. Karen McAndrew steps in to make his first denture and his wish come true.

Record Setting Day for ELSA

June 24, 2020 was an extraordinary day for the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act (ELSA). It was our largest turnout ever! Hear from Congress and find out what’s next for this key legislation.

How to Tell Your Advocacy Story

Telling your story is the most powerful way you can advocate for the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act (ELSA). We know firsthand that many legislators who have co-sponsored ELSA did so because they were moved by a family’s story. Follow our tips to write and perfect your story.

You are Strong!

As the challenging times continue, we know a few things are certain. You are strong. Together, we are stronger. Find about the exciting projects we are launching this summer to bring us together.