Singer Carrie Underwood has just given a massive donation to the Red Cross in the tune of $1 million for disaster relief.
Underwood a native of Oklahoma made the announcement on Thursday, the money is reportedly coming from her concert tour the “Blow Away Tour.” The singer said, “I have watched the devastation in my home state of Oklahoma over the past several days with great sadness. With the help of my fans who attended my concerts over the past year, we can offer the Red Cross a little extra help in comforting those affected by the recent tornados.”
In a statement following Carrie’s announcement chief development officer for the Red Cross Neal Litvack said; “The impact of the tornados in Oklahoma and the Midwest was devastating and the road to recovery will be long for many families. Through the generosity of Carrie, the American Red Cross can quickly respond with shelter, food and comfort now, and with lasting help as they move toward recovery.”
Kudos to you Carrie on this very generous contribution!