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Dolly Parton's My People Fund Serves Nearly 900 Families

Dolly PartonPigeon Forge, TN -- In a little more than two weeks after the wildfires that spread across Dolly Parton’s home area of Sevier County, Tennessee, Parton and the Dollywood Foundation launched the distribution of assistance from the My People Fund. During the four day cash distribution, 884 families received their initial support payments.

Nu-Blu and Buck Stove Benefit Dolly Parton's 'My People Fund'

Nu-BluSpruce Pine, NC -- Nu-Blu is giving back in a big way, after recently teaming up with Buck Stove to organize a special event this past weekend in Spruce Pine, N.C. to benefit Dolly Parton's My People Fund. Appropriately titled, 'Christmas for the Smokies,' the event was held on December 18, and also featured performances from the Garrett Newton Band with Lorraine Jordan, Darrin & Brooke Aldridge, and Tim Shelton & Rob Baker. So far, the current amount raised exceeds $16,000.

Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies Helps Disaster Relief Efforts

Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass FestivalPigeon Forge, TN -- The annual Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival will be held December 7-10 at the Ramada Inn & Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Hosted by Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, the festival brings together many traditional bluegrass and gospel bands for an early Christmas celebration. This year, the festival will go on with no interruption to the musical program or accommodations due to the wildfires. However, the festival has also has been blessed with the opportunity to help local residents who have been impacted by the devastating fire that has ravaged the area.

Dolly Announces “My People” Fund for Great Smoky Mountain Fire Victims

Dolly PartonPigeon Forge, TN -- In a video message released this evening, Dolly Parton announced a new effort by The Dollywood Company and The Dollywood Foundation to establish a fund to assist the victims of the Great Smoky Mountain wildfires in Tennessee. The new My People Fund will provide $1000 each month to Sevier County families who lost their homes.

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