Carrie Underwood Donates $1 Million to Oklahoma Tornado Victims
Carrie Underwood donated $1 million to help aid the victims of the Oklahoma tornado. Carrie's generous donation of her concert tour proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross. Read her thanks to her fans, who are part of the contribution.
Carrie Underwood made a massive donation to the victims of the devastating Oklahoma tornado--$1 million!
Our love for Carrie has grown exponentially.
She's donating the proceeds from her Blown Away tour to the American Red Cross to assist with relief efforts.
Carrie, who grew up in Checotah, Oklahoma, released the following statement: "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 tornadoes."
Carrie thanked her fans on Twitter, writing: "And thanks to all who came to a show during this entire tour! I hope you all feel great about the Red Cross contribution that WE made today!"
Fellow OK native Blake Shelton has organized the "Healing in the Heartland" benefit concert that will be televised live May 29 on NBC.
The concert will be performed at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.