Grammy Award-Winning Philanthropist Teams Up With St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Atlanta, GA, August 8, 2017 (Newswire.com) - - All proceeds from upcoming single to benefit the lifesaving mission of St. Jude -
Award-winning gospel artist Jacky Clark Chisholm is excited to announce her support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital©. On August 8, 2017, Chisholm is scheduled to release her upcoming single “Cover Me” with all proceeds benefitting St. Jude, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
In an effort to further the belief of late entertainer, philanthropist, and St. Jude founder Danny Thomas that “no child should die in the dawn of life,” Chisholm is committed to supporting Danny’s dream of advancing cures, research, and prevention of childhood cancer.
Chisholm serves as an ambassador for St. Jude Sunday of Hope, which leads church congregations nationwide in donating to St. Jude via their Sunday offering services. Her achievements in gospel music include Grammy, Stellar, Dove and NAACP Image awards. In addition to being a philanthropist and artist, she is also a licensed nurse. “Being a nurse for over 40 years, I have witnessed firsthand how devastating cancer can be for any adult,” Chisholm says. “But when we see how babies and innocent children have to suffer from such a dreadful issue, it becomes personally heartbreaking.” It is these experiences, in particular, that inspired her to support St. Jude.
Thanks to supporters like Chisholm, no family receives a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.
About Jacky Clark Chisholm
Jacky is the first-born daughter of the late Dr. Mattie Moss Clark, legendary innovator of the modern gospel choir. She and her younger sisters make up the award-winning gospel group The Clark Sisters, changing many lives with their classic inspirational performances, including, “You Brought the Sunshine” and “Is My Living In Vain”
“Cover Me” is produced by Dominicke A. Polk with video production by Atun Foster/Jeremy Ventura.
For more information on Jacky Clark Chisolm, please visit www.jackycc.com
About St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent, and we won't stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands of more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Join the St. Judeystjude.org, facebook.com/stjude, @stjude).
- All proceeds from upcoming single to benefit the lifesaving mission of St. Jude -
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Source: St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital