Thank you Kikkoman
SMILES Wall of Honor

"It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

More information coming soon!

Inkind Donation

"I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver." Maya Angelou

United Way

The programs of SMILES are funded in part by several area United Way agencies.  We are fortunate to have the support of:

United Way Blackhawk Region

United Way of Walworth County


Kindness in words, creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking, creates profoundness.
Kindness in giving, creates love.


SMILES is a 501c3 non-profit organization serving the communities of the Northern IL and Southeastern WI Stateline area. SMILES is dependent upon the support and generosity of the community to continue in our mission to provide Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies to individuals with special needs. The following donors have chosen to join us as we continue to improve the lives and living skills of individuals with special needs.