Your Cart

Subtotal: $ 0.00 USD

Keep Shopping

Dolly Parton Donates $1 Million To Children's Hospital In Honor Of Her Niece

Advertisement
Dolly parton Songs | Dolly Parton Donates $1 Million To Children's Hospital In Honor Of Her Niece | Country Music Videos
Photo credit: DollyParton / Twitter
Advertisement

The generosity of Dolly Parton knows no bounds, especially when it comes to the children of Tennessee. The country music icon visited with some of the patients receiving treatment at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, stunning the institution with a massive donation. 

Still fresh off the release of her children's album, I Believe in You, out everywhere Oct. 13, Parton visited with some of the patients staying at the children's hospital in hopes of brightening their day. After performing a few of her songs for the kids, the singer announced she was donating $1 million to the hospital. 

"I had a great time today visiting [VUMCchildren] & in honor of my niece & all the superhero kids I'm pledging $1,000,000 to the hospital!" Parton shared via Twitter.

That children's hospital in particular holds a special place in Parton's heart. Years back, the hospital aided her now-adult niece, Hannah Dennison, in her successful battle against leukemia. Parton penned I Believe in You album cuts "Chemo Hero" and "Brave Little Soldier" about the difficult time period.  

In addition to her donation to the hospital, Parton is donating all the proceeds from her latest album to her Imagination Library. 

You can check out the heart-melting tweet below. 

 

Advertisement
Country Rebel on Spotify

Now On Spotify!

Follow

If you enjoyed this video, get email updates (it's free)

Trending Artists

Premium Partners

Country Rebel partner Society of Rock
Country Rebel partner World War Wings
Country Rebel partner Country Music Nation
Country Rebel partner Legend Valley Festivals
Country Rebel partner Stoney's Rockin' Country
Country Rebel partner The Bluestone

Interested in becoming a partner?

Contact us for more info.