NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Garth Brooks' December concert series at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena is expected to bring in $5 million for flood relief in Tennessee.
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee on Wednesday announced the expected total take from the nine sold-out concerts. The nonprofit already has $4.35 million in hand.
The proceeds will go to The River Fund, a charitable fund within the Community Foundation. The fund already has given out $1.4 million to Hands on Nashville, the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Committee on Relief and the Community Resource Center.
Flood victims seeking help should call 2-1-1 to be directed to a case manager.
In a statement, Brooks said he was honored to have been able to help.
He said, "Playing music has never felt better or ever felt more right."
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee: http://www.cfmt.org
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