Country music superstar Dolly Parton is lending even more support to the victims of the wildfires that raged in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. She’s organizing a telethon, with 100-percent of proceeds benefiting those who were impacted by the fires that have left over a dozen people dead. The telethon will take place in Nashville on December 13th. No venue, network or lineup information has been announced yet. Parton previously announced the creation of the My People Fund, which will provide one-thousand-dollars each month to Sevier [[ severe ]] County families who lost their homes in the fires. Parton was born and raised in the Tennessee Great Smoky Mountains
Dolly Parton “As you may know by now, there have been terrible wildfires in the Great Smoky Mountains, the same mountains where I grew up and where my people call home.
We want to provide a hand up to those families who have lost everything in the fires. To aid in their recovery effort, the Dollywood Foundation will provide $1,000 a month to all of those families who lost their homes in the fires for six months so that they can get back on their feet.”
We’ve included this link if you’d like to help in the effort. Dolly’s Fund