The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore is proud to support Smile Asia for the sixth consecutive year with Smile Asia Week 2019, the annual regional fundraising initiative by the luxury brand, which offers life-changing surgeries to children and adults with facial deformities such as cleft lips or palates.

Smile Asia is a global alliance of independent charities with activities in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Timor-Leste, United States and Uzbekistan. It deploys medical volunteers to offer surgical care to patients, especially children, living in remote and medically-inaccessible areas in the region to perform corrective and reconstructive surgeries which have the power to transform their lives for the better.

Smile Asia Week 2019 will run from 6 to 12 May, with more than 10,000 Ladies and Gentlemen from 25 Ritz-Carlton hotels including The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, across Asia-Pacific participating in the initiative as part of the brand’s Community Footprints programme, which promotes global environmental and social responsibility.

Smile Asia Week 2019 will see The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore selling handcrafted Valrhona chocolate and banana cakes at the retail kiosk located in the hotel lobby (Level Three) from 4 to 12 May, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.

Each 500g cake is priced at SGD 38 nett with all proceeds from the sale of the cakes going directly to The Smile Mission. To order online and for more information, please visithttps://saw2019.smileasia.org/sg/

View the video to understand how a simple meal can be challenging for children with cleft lips or palates – www.facebook.com/ritzcarltonsingapore/videos/2304614143144008