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'Mile For A Smile' Charity Walk In Ridgefield Raises $1,800

The second annual Mile for a Smile event in Ridgefield surpassed its fundraising goal.
The second annual Mile for a Smile event in Ridgefield surpassed its fundraising goal. Photo Credit: Steven Christofor

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The 2nd Annual "Mile For A Smile" walk Sunday, Oct., 25 included more than 20 people and raised $1,805, surpassing the goal of $1,250.

Thanks for participating to Ann Lathrop/The Toy Chest, Domenick Farago/Planet Pizza, Neil Kenagy, Al & Liz Wakin, Julie Castin, Connie Simeone, Olley Court, The Forgione Family, Carl Glissmann, Janell Breck, Lysa Smart, Donna Stevens, Marlon Pereira, Ryan Chester, The Siewert Family, Glass Guys, Turkey Ridge, The Zuppo Family, Noah and Daschel Sferra, Jessica Outlaw, Ellen Panzeca, Alexandra, Angela & Alexander Christofor, The Cotton Family, The Blackwell Family, Jeff Kaplan, Kathryn Martino, Tina Papa, Kelly Tobin, Paula Martin and Trant.

Smile Train is an international children’s charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate. Millions of children in developing countries with unrepaired clefts live in shame, but more importantly, have difficulty eating, breathing and speaking.

Cleft repair surgery is simple, and the transformation is immediate. Smile Train's sustainable model provides training and money to empower local doctors in 85-plus developing countries to provide free cleft repair surgery in their communities.

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