Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Foundation Raises Nearly $300,000 During 4th Annual Cause for Paws Event

Miranda Lambert SingingNASHVILLE, TN – (May 11, 2011) – Miranda Lambert recently returned to her native Texas to host the 4th Annual “Cause For Paws” Benefit, held at the Festival on the Square in Tyler. More than 7000 people packed the downtown area to enjoy the music of Miranda and special musical guests, Stoney LaRue and Josh Kelley.

Through ticket sales, sponsorships and live auction items, this year’s event raised more than $294,000 bringing the total amount from the last four years to almost $600,000.  Proceeds will go toward MuttNation, Miranda’s foundation that supports animal shelters, and the Humane Society of East Texas. Since Lambert started the foundation, The Humane Society of East Texas has become a no-kill shelter.
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Lambert Brings Her 4th Annual Cause for the Paws Benefit to the Heart of Her Hometown


Dogs Getting a Bath

Nashville, TN (February 24, 2011) — Grammy award winning singer/songwriter Miranda Lambert began rescuing “strays” at the age of 3. First, 2 kittens (Molly and Daisy) then along came her first rescue puppy, a beagle named Ruby. She later moved to her hometown of Lindale, TX and her passion continued. Twenty five years later (and more than 20 adopted animals), Lambert’s bringing her “Cause for the Paws” back to where it all began. On April 30th, the 4th Annual Cause for the Paws Benefit will be held at the “Festival on the Square” site in downtown Tyler, TX. Country music star Lambert will bring together friends and family along with special musical guests, Stoney LaRue, Josh Kelley and Texas singer/songwriter Bri Bagwell, for a night filled with good music, good will and good times.

Tickets for this year’s concert go on sale Friday, February 25th at 10 a.m. central. Cause for the Paws, which has raised over $400,000 for animal related charities alone, is part of the many fundraising activities of Lambert’s MuttNation Foundation which was officially formed in 2008. Over a half million dollars has been raised through annual concerts, direct donations and other fundraising mechanisms for East Texas, Tennessee and Oklahoma Animal Shelters.
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