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Celebs like Ty Burrell and Jesse Tyler Ferguson hit the slopes for Operation SmileCelebs like Ty Burrell and Jesse Tyler Ferguson hit the slopes for Operation Smile

Celebrities Hit the Slopes for Operation Smile

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Celebrities took a break from Hollywood and hit the slopes this past weekend while in attendance at Operation Smile’s “Smile Ski Challenge” held in Park City, Utah at the Canyon Resorts.

Stars in attendance included “Modern Family” stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Ty Burrell, “Glee” stars Cory Monteith and Harry Shum, Jr., Kate Walsh and Lisa Kudrow.

They skied their way to benefit Operation Smile, “a non-profit organization that donates correction operations to underprivileged children born with cleft lips and palates.”

Almost $200,000 was raised, which averages out to cover more than 800 surgeries.

“My best friend growing up had a double cleft palette,” Burrell said. “He was the beneficiary of some new surgeries at the time. . . . So just knowing what it’s meant to him and what it’s done for his life, it’s an amazing thing.”

Monteith, who is an avid snowboarder, showed off his skills, while Ferguson who has never skied before opted out, but just by being there he showed his support.

Best known for her work on the sitcom “Friends,” Kudrow said, “It’s so pervasive the help they are getting. It’s not just a smile, it’s confidence and belonging and feeling like, ‘Yes I’m part of a group and I go to a school and can do well.’ They all just soar afterwards.”

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