By Demeter Stamell For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 09:59 GMT, 8 January 2020 | Updated: 09:59 GMT, 8 January 2020
Jess Hart is about as far away from Australia as you can get, but she said her homeland is close to her heart as bushfires continue to ravage the country.
Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, the 33-year-old model shared a photo of herself on the ski slopes in Aspen, Colorado.
And while Jess is seen surrounded by snow in the photo, the Australian native said, 'I'm with you in spirit.'
In her thoughts: Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, Jess Hart (pictured) shared a photo of herself on the ski slopes in Aspen, Colorado, but said she was thinking about the fires in Australia
'Leaning into 2020 like...' she captioned the photo, which shows her leaning dramatically against her ski poles.
She added: 'While today was a really nice day getting back into the swing of life (I'm no longer on the slopes but back in LA getting s**t done) my heart is with Australia, my beautiful country, our animals, and everyone doing what they can to help.'
Jess said she was 'praying consistently for this to stop', and urged her followers to donate to the Australian Red Cross and WIRES Australian