Country Stars Give the Shirts Off Their Backs To Help Homeless In Nashville

Country Music Stars donate autographed items to eBay online auction with all proceeds going to The Salvation Army Nashville Area Command’s Angel Tree holiday assistance program.

Among the stars donating items are: Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Dustin Lynch, Naomi Judd, Jessica Andrews, Charlie Worsham, Keith Anderson, Parmalee, Marcel, Frankie Ballard, Jana Kramer, Craig Campbell and Rachel Kice.

“The original idea was to have artists donate an autographed shirt they wore on a television or live appearance,” says songwriting community organizer, Barbara Cloyd, “but obviously we’re happy to have any autographed item that will bring in money for the Angel Tree program. You can get these awesome autographed items from your favorite country stars like Blake Shelton and Reba to give as holiday presents, and help a great cause at the same time.”

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Just in time for the holiday shopping extravaganza Black Friday, the autographed items are currently available for bidding at http://www.ebay.com/usr/angeltreeauction.

You can read more about the items on the Angel Tree Auction landing page, or contact Barbara Cloyd if you represent an artist who would like to donate items for a future online auction.

The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program has been in operation for over 30 years and expects to serve more than 18,000 children and seniors in the Middle Tennessee area alone this year.

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