One of my other goals for the tour is to somehow improve each community I visit along the way by doing a concert there. To that end, I present the list of charities that my tour hosts are collecting for along the route. I'm honored to be a part of their efforts to make the world a better place:
The Mitchells, Claremont, NH: Children's Hospital at Dartmouth
The Browns, Lubbock, TX: South Plains Food Bank.
The Hurles, Fruitland, ID: Food drive for two local Senior Centers and CASA, Court Appointed Special
Avocates for children.
The Zembruskis, Woodinville, WA: Special Olympics of Washington
The Jones' of Torrington, WY: The ALS Association
The Charpiats of Pilot Mt., NC: The Pilot Mountain Outreach Center
The Greers of Conway, SC: St. Jude's Children's Hospital
The Drums and their neighbors in Cumming, GA: Family Haven a local Forsyth County battered woman's (and children's) support center, shelter and legal aid group. We will be collecting cash and supplies for their shelter.
The Bicknase's in Fairmont, MN: The Salvation Army
The Moyer's of Cleona, PA: Shining Light http://shining-light.com/.
The Jones' of Fishers, IN: Humane Society for Hamilton County, a non-kill humane society that is very
The Bottomleys of Ennice, NC: Glade Creek Volunteer Fire Department
The Walkers of Winter Park, FL: Give Kids the World where a lot of the Make A Wish Children go when they
wish to go to Disney World
The Jeffries' of Blue Spring, MO: The Salvation Army
The Browns of Indian Trail, NC: the Union County Christmas Bureau:
XTRA 99.1 in Gloucester, VA: The Peninsula Food Bank.
And the Holiday by the Tracks event in Elgin will help to support various local non-profits through the sale of decorated Christmas trees.
And coming soon, an announcement about how YOU can help a major children's charity during this tour....