News 12 Connecticut profiled Katrina Franzen, a volunteer from Fairfield, CT, about her time with Simply Smiles helping to host an art camp on the Cheyenne River Reservation during the summer of 2013. Click here to watch the video!READ MORE
By Brynn Mandel | Republican-American | Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The idea was simple, the sentiment behind it pure altruism. Its execution, however, was anything but simple. About a decade ago, a Naugatuck native, deeply moved by the dire conditions he saw in a remote region of Mexico, returned home and collected supplies for an orphanage there. Bryan Nurnberger filled a donated school bus with medicine, clothing, toys and toiletries, then steered it south for the Casa Hogar orphanage in Oaxaca, Mexico.READ MORE
Bryan and Kristen appear on Better Connecticut on November 2, 2012 to talk about the work of Simply Smiles and to promote Kristen’s new single, ‘Dear Mister’. Bryan and Kristen on Better Connecticut 11/2/12 from Simply Smiles on Vimeo.READ MORE
Bethel, CT – “Humbling, exhausting, exciting, fulfilling, overwhelming, challenging and inspiring.” These are the words the First Congregational Church of Bethel Volunteers use to describe their week long August Service Trip to the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation, South Dakota. The group volunteered with the non-profit CT based Simply Smiles Inc. On the Reservation, Simply Smiles is focusing its work in one town, La Plant.READ MORE
Simply Smiles, Inc., the Westport-based charity, has invited three recent college graduates to be inaugural members of “Smile Corps,” its new 18-month internship program. Zachary Gross of Roxbury, Conn.; Samantha Steinmetz of Washington, Conn.; and Haley Brown of Trumbull, Conn.; have a history with Simply Smiles, serving as volunteers and summer interns for its Mexico project.READ MORE
On July 7, a group of 36 people set out from the First Church of Christ, Congregational in Redding, CT headed to the remote town of La Plant, part of the Cheyenne River Reservation, in South Dakota. This is their story.
By Betty Noone, from The Redding Pilot.READ MORE
New Simply Smiles blog! Check us out all summer as we chronicle our time on the Reservation and in Mexico, keeping you the most up-to-date on our adventures, activities, and our work bringing smiles to impoverished children.READ MORE
WCSU Foundation honors Nurnbergers at WestConn Society Luncheon
The parents of Bryan Nurnberger, President and Founder of Simply Smiles, were honored recently for their charitable work. The recognition focused on their work with Simply Smiles, with Western Connecticut State University, and on the importance of education.READ MORE
By TinaMarie Craven | February 29th, 2012 | Charity, Issues, Magazine, Upfront
Providing aid while simply respecting cultures:
In a single moment everything can change. One moment, one injury changed the life of Bryan Nurnberger and his moment created a ripple effect of changing lives…
Musician Anand Bhatt (who recently was inducted into the Latin Grammys) is a wonderful supporter of Simply Smiles. In this interview from Los Angeles, he talks in detail about his involvement with Simply Smiles Coffee. Check it out.READ MORE
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