Young collects toys
Monday, December 12, 2016
– Chris Young is partnering with Toys for Tots to collect toys for deserving children in nine states.
Young, a member of the CMA Board of Directors, announced Saturday in Knoxville, Tenn. during the final stop of the tour that CMA will support the effort by collecting unwrapped toys from the music community in Nashville to be delivered to children in Gatlinburg, Tenn., who have been devastated by recent wildfires.
"Tennessee is my home, and the families of Gatlinburg have lost so much. I'm glad to have the opportunity to help bring smiles to the children here at Christmastime," said Young.
"We are asking our industry colleagues to give so that children who have nothing left have something to hope for this holiday season," said Sarah Trahern, Chief Executive Officer of CMA.
CMA and Kenny Chesney, who is from east Tennessee, recently announced a joint $500,000 fund ($250,000 each) to aid the region in its ongoing recovery efforts. Dolly Parton also announced she will directly contribute money to those affected by the fires.
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