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  • “OPRY GOES PINK” IN SUPPORT OF THE FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER

    08/27/09

    Carrie Underwood to “flip the switch” on the Opry’s signature barn backdrop Oct. 2

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 27, 2009) The Grand Ole Opry is joining the fight against breast cancer by “going pink” during two Opry performances Fri., Oct. 2. On each of the night’s shows, Opry superstar Carrie Underwood will take the stage to “flip the switch,” turning the Opry’s signature barn backdrop pink in support of the groups Women Rock for the Cure and Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. The shows will also include performances from Underwood, Terri Clark, and other artists to be announced as well as special activities recognizing breast cancer survivors and the continuing fight against the disease.

  • CARRIE CREATES HOMETOWN FOUNDATION “C.A.T.S.” – Checotah Animal, Town, and School Foundation

    08/19/09

    Nashville (August 19, 2009) – Carrie Underwood has established a newly created fund to help with causes in her hometown area of Checotah, Oklahoma, the C.A.T.S. – Checotah Animal, Town, and School Foundation.

    Underwood says, “My hometown is extremely supportive of me and I feel blessed to be able to create something as a way of giving back; to say thank you.”

    Established in 2009, the C.A.T.S. Foundation will help with general causes, needs and services in the area of Checotah to directly impact the community. Private resources will fund the assistance.
    Information on the C.A.T.S. Foundation’s first donation to the Checotah community will be announced soon.

  • Carrie Celebrates with 75,000 Fans at Fort Campbell Army Base

    08/17/09

    NASHVILLE – August 16, 2009 – Carrie Underwood performed for 75,000 fans, Soldiers and military families at Fort Campbell Army Base on Friday, August 14 as part of the Salute to the Troops Concert. The show began the “Week of the Eagles, a Biannual Tribute to the Screaming Eagles,” a time dedicated to celebrate the Soldiers and families of Fort Campbell, KY, whose 101st Airborne Division is returning from their service in the Middle East.

  • Carrie Kicks off a Week of Celebration at Fort Campbell with Salute to the Troops Concert Performance

    07/09/09

    August 14 Performance Begins Week of the Eagles, a Biannual Tribute to the Screaming Eagles

    Nashville, TN – Country music will celebrate the heroes who keep our country safe, as superstar Carrie Underwood headlines the Salute to the Troops Concert on August 14 for the Soldiers and families of Fort Campbell, KY, whose 101st Airborne Division is returning from their service in the Middle East.

  • Bid for Ravinia Meet & Greet Passes and Help a Nashville Non-Profit!

    06/29/09

    Bidding is open for a pair of tickets with Soundcheck Meet & Greet passes for Carrie’s show at Ravinia on 8/30! Proceeds will benefit Magdalene-Thistle Farms.

    Magdalene-Thistle Farms is a Nashville, TN based non-profit community for women who have survived lives of violence, prostitution and addiction. For two years Magdalene provides housing, food, medical treatment, therapy, vocational training and education – all without taking government funding and without ever charging the women a penny. Thistle Farms is the non-profit business where Magdalene residents hand-make and retail natural bath and body products to the public.

    Click here for more information.

  • Thank You from the Checotah Animal Shelter!

    06/15/09

    Thank you to all who brought donations for the Checotah Animal Shelter
    to the Fan Club Party this past Tuesday! Thanks to your contributions,
    the Fan Club was able to donate a truly astounding amount of greatly
    needed supplies to our furry friends at the shelter!

    The Checotah Animal Shelter is still accepting donations, so if you
    were unable to attend the Fan Club party and would like to contribute,
    please send a package to:

  • Auction Benefiting Musicians on Call

    06/10/09

    You can bid on the yellow and black L.A.M.B. sweater that Carrie wore to the 2008 L.A.M.B. spring fashion show! All proceeds will go to Musicians on Call!. Click here to place your bid.

  • Help out the animal shelter in Checotah, OK!

    05/21/09

    If you feel like giving-back this spring, here’s your chance! This
    year at the Official Fan Club party we are going to have a donation
    box where you can donate items for the animal shelter in Carrie’s
    hometown, Checotah, OK. This time of year what’s needed most is
    topical flea treatment but below is a list of items you can donate:

    Tropical flea treatment
    Dog collars and leashes
    Food/water bowls
    Purina dog food
    Blankets
    Towels
    Grooming tools
    Dog shampoo
    Dog and cat toys
    Dog crates and kennel cabs
    Heating pads

    The donation box will be in the lobby of the Grand Ole Opry at the
    Official Fan Club party on Tuesday, June 9th. Here’s your chance to
    give back to Carrie and help out the local animal shelter in her
    hometown!!

  • Official Carrie Underwood Signed Merchandise! –  GRAMMY Charities May

    05/12/09

    Bid on an amazing guitar, cowboy hat, and “Carnival Ride” CD all signed by Carrie! The autographed items are now available on the GRAMMY Charities May Online Auction benefiting MusiCares and the GRAMMY Foundation. Auction runs now through May 21st. Click here to place your bids now!

  • CARRIE MAKES SECOND HUMANITARIAN TRIP TO AFRICA

    05/11/09

    NASHVILLE – (May 11, 2009)- Carrie Underwood made her second trip to Africa earlier this month visiting orphanages and health centers near Luanda, Angola where she participated in the area’s cause to help fight malaria. Her visit was part of American Idol’s “Idol Gives Back” charitable endeavors, and a special video package will air on American Idol Tuesday, May 12 to help show viewers how their donations have helped with various relief programs.