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Deep From the Heart: 5 Living Presidents Launch Hurricane Relief Efforts

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On October 4, the announcement was made that the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation would be hosting a hurricane relief concert which will be held at Texas A&M’s Reed Arena on October 21. Featuring former Presidents George W. Bush, Obama, Clinton, George H. W. Bush, and Carter, the event will also be played by some top music industry performers. The “Deep From the Heart: The One America Appeal” event, as its been called, will put all ticket sale and additional proceeds towards the special hurricane recovery effort which was launched in September by the five remaining former United States presidents.

Deep From the Heart: 5 Living U.S. Presidents Launch Hurricane Relief Efforts

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Scheduled to appear is Grammy winner Lee Greenwood who will act as emcee for the event as well as a performer. The superstar country act and Grammy winners Alabama will also be performing, along with Texas music legends The Gatlin Brothers, four-time Grammy winner Lyle Lovett, the amazing Robert Earl Keen, legendary Grammy-winning (and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer) Sam Moore, gospel icon Yolanda Adams, singer/songwriter Cassadee Pope, and rising country music artist Stephanie Quayle. Tickets for this stellar lineup and worthwhile event can now be purchased at bush41.org/deep-from-the-heart.

Deep From the Heart: 5 Living U.S. Presidents Launch Hurricane Relief Efforts

Photo: Facebook/One America Appeal

Launched on September 7, the One America Appeal was developed by the five living former U.S. presidents who aired a joint Public Service Announcement (PSA) during the NFL’s regular-season opening broadcast in conjunction with a website kick-off for the accepting of tax-deductible donations at OneAmericaAppeal.org. Originally inspired to come together following Hurricane Harvey and the devastation that was wreaked on the state of Texas, the former presidents have since expanded their efforts to include recovery for Florida from Hurricane Irma, as well as the U.S. Virgin Islands and in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria. The George H. W. Bush Presidential Library Foundations has established a special restricted account for the purpose of collecting and distributing the donations to assist the victims of these hurricanes, sending aid to places such as the Houston Harvey Relief Fund, the Rebuild Texas Fund, the Florida Disaster Fund, the Fund for the Virgin Islands, and the Juntos y Unidos Por Puerto Rico.

Deep From the Heart: 5 Living U.S. Presidents Launch Hurricane Relief Efforts

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In a press statement, David Jones, CEO of the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation stated, “Thanks to our very generous underwriters, we can once again state that every dollar we raise through ticket sales for our ‘Deep From the Heart’ show will go to our designated hurricane recovery funds. So grab your friends and join us at Reed Arena on October 21st for what promises to be a truly unforgettable night – that also helps a lot of Americans.”