Dolly Parton’s “My People Fund” issues monthly checks to Sevier County victims

Dolly Parton's My People Fund was able to issue 921 monthly checks to Sevier County residents, who were affected by the wildfires in November of 2016, as stated by Dollywood Foundation President David Dotson. (Via Just hours after the foundation created its own site with a donation option, the funds totaled at $1 million. The [...]

Dolly Parton’s “Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund” will air tonight on multiple platforms

Nearly $500,000 of donations already have been committed before the Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund telethon has even started. The telethon, which will be broadcast on GAC, AXS-TV, RFD and The Heartland Network at 8 p.m. (EST), already has received pledges from Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney and both the Academy [...]

Dolly Parton announces artist lineup for her Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund

Dolly Parton and a number of her friends, including Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers and Alison Krauss, are set to perform during Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. (EST)on Great American Country (GAC). The nationally-broadcast, three-hour telethon seeks to raise money for the Dollywood Foundation [...]

Dollywood Adds Special Feature for Families with Special Needs Children

Dolly Parton has added a new feature to her theme park, Dollywood: a calming room. Families of children with autism will enjoy a relaxing environment when the child experiences sensory overload. The first for any theme park to have, Parton understands the needs of families with special needs children. Heather Shuler's family have never taken [...]

By |July 3rd, 2016|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, Dolly Parton, Dollywood|0 Comments