Morgan Wallen and his More Than My Hometown Foundation has donated $25,000 to aid in the Smoky Mountain wildfires, specifically providing aid to the Sevier County wildfires disaster relief efforts in the form of hot meals for relief workers, mobile food pantries, clothing, and supplies for the communities in the affected wildfire areas near Wallen’s hometown of Sneedville, Tenn. Sneedville is located about 70 miles from the area of the two wildfires in Sevier County that impacted at least 300 structures and burned more than 3,000 acres. The fires also caused more than 11,000 homes to be evacuated from the area; hundreds of personnel including firefighters, hot shot crews, state and local incident commanders as well as volunteers have worked the fires.
Greater Good Music is an organization that brings music artists and volunteers working on the ground together in order to help communities in need on concert tours and in disaster zones around the United States. Sheila Jones, executive director of Greater Good Music, said: “We are so grateful to Morgan for helping us provide hot meals to firefighters and first responders in the fire zone, as well as assist families that have been displaced and in need of food, clothing, and supplies.”
Wallen’s More Than My Hometown Foundation was established by the country artist in 2021. According to More Than My Hometown Foundation, $3 from every ticket sold in Wallen’s current 58-show “The Dangerous Tour” benefits the foundation for continued community service.
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