While we could argue that her swimsuit pics are a form of public service, Hurley does plenty more to give back to the community. Aside from serving as Estée Lauder Global Ambassador for years and being personally involved in the brand's Breast Cancer Campaign, which this year has "raised a record breaking $8.5 million" for cancer research, per one of her recent social media posts, the mother-of-one has now teamed up with Smile Train, the world’s largest cleft charity, and "will lend her support to raise the profile of Smile Train in the U.K. and further afield," according to Charity Today.
As the charity's new Global Ambassador, Hurley will be traveling to India next year to visit Smile Train programs and "meet with the local partner surgeons, cleft patients and their families who’ve benefited from Smile Train’s support," notes the outlet.
"Cleft lip and cleft palate are among the most common birth defects," explains the Mayo Clinic, stating that they "occur when tissues in the baby's face and mouth don't fuse properly."
"Normally, the tissues that make up the lip and palate fuse together in the second and third months of pregnancy. But in babies with cleft lip and cleft palate, the fusion never takes place or occurs only part way, leaving an opening (cleft)," details the clinic's website.