$27,000 Raised for Chastain Park Playground
Martina McBride’s nationwide volunteer group, “Team Martina,” set an ambitious goal to raise $20,000 in a four short weeks to help build the Chastain Park Conservancy Playground. In less than a month, over $27,000 came in for Play Chastain, a world class playground for children of all abilities and needs in Atlanta.
“Once again, I am extremely proud of Team Martina and their dedication and passion for helping make the world a better place,” said Martina. “This playground will be an all-ability green space that will serve thousands of children in the area. We all know playing outside is important for children’s health and development. I’m looking forward to seeing the finished space.”
Team Martina’s Sound Check for Kids partnered with Crowdrise for the campaign, which culminated with Martina’s September 28, 2013 performance at the Chastain Park Amphitheatre. The first 50 fans who raised a minimum of $200 were invited to an exclusive party at Martina’s sound check prior to the concert that evening. Anyone who donated at least $15 had a chance to win Martina’s personal copy of Pat Benatar’s memoir, and donors of $25 and above were entered into a sweepstakes to win the dress Martina wore at the 2013 Kentucky Derby.
Team Martina, a nationwide and global community service group of country music fans dedicated to making the world a better place through volunteerism,has raised more than $100,000 for various causes since 2011. The group recently raised over $40,000.00 for Nashville’s Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center. Interested in being a part of Team Martina? Email firstname.lastname@example.org, and she will add you to their “in the know” list.
Fans can catch Martina’s upcoming dates:
- October 4 Newkirk, OK
- October 5 Concho, OK
- October 25 Biloxi, MS
- October 26 Robinsonville, MS
- November 9 Jacksonville, FL
Martina recently announced dates for her exciting 2013 Pandora Jewelry Presents Martina McBride: “The Joy of Christmas” Tour. The 12-city tour will kick off in Huntington, WV on Friday, November 29 and wrap up in Chicago on Saturday, December 21.