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Jun 7

ACM Lifting Lives Announces St. Jude as June’s ‘My Cause’ Feature

Chris Young photo by Randee St. Nicholas, courtesy of Sony Music Nashville.

ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music, has announced that the June theme for its monthly ‘My Cause’ web feature is St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The monthly feature drives awareness and supports fundraising efforts of artist-supported charitable endeavors. This month’s feature includes Eli Young Band and Chris Young.

At the 2012 ACM Awards, ACM Lifting Lives encouraged artists to speak on camera about their favorite charities. My Cause allows ACM Lifting Lives to demonstrate the Academy’s support of country music artists. Over the past two years, the organization has donated more than $45,000 to charities through the My Cause program.

My Cause: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’ highlights the one-of-a-kind hospital that works to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric diseases through research and treatment. To watch the June My Cause video, visit

ACM Lifting Lives is dedicated to improving lives through the power of music.  Each year, ACM Lifting Lives provides grants to music therapy and music education programs and offers support to members of the country music community facing medical or financial hardship through the Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund. For more information, please visit


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