HH_J_311_copya3ca0fee59c1Martina McBride on stage at this year’s event.
PHOTO CREDIT: Kimberly Galardi Photography

Last week, country music superstar Martina McBride shared her time and musical talents at Nashville’s Hymns, Hams & Jams concert from Loveless Barn in support of The Shalom Foundation. The event was a huge success, raising much-needed funds in support of its medical program in Guatemala.

HH_J_188_Copyd06031(L to R): Steve Moore (The Shalom Foundation Chairman and Founder), Joe Galante, Martina McBride,
Dr. Ken Moore (Board of Directors The Shalom Foundation, Mayor of Franklin, TN)
PHOTO CREDIT: Kimberly Galardi Photography

The August 21 Hymns, Hams & Jams concert, headlined by Martina McBride, also featured a performance and live auction with legendary songwriter Bob DiPiero. GAC and Sirius XM personality Storme Warren hosted the event. Auction items included tickets to the 2012 World Series, Nashville Predators VIP packages, Peter Nappi custom footwear, a private bus party, exclusive concert tickets and backstage experiences with artists including Brad Paisley and The Band Perry and a unique eat-and-greet experience with Zac Brown Band, all bringing in donations for the Christian organization and its work in Guatemala.

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(L to R): Storme Warren, Bob DiPiero.
PHOTO CREDIT: Kimberly Galardi Photography

The Shalom Foundation recently brought 14-year old Angelica Morales to Vanderbilt’s Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital to complete surgery on a complicated vascular malformation, which required more resources than were currently available at its Moore Pediatric Surgery Center in Guatemala City. A pediatric dental surgery team recently returned from The Moore Pediatric Surgery Center in Guatemala City, led by doctors and nurses from the Nashville area including Dr. George Adams, Dr. George Fiaz and Dr. Shannon Hershey. Proceeds from this month’s Hymns Hams & Jams will directly support The Shalom Foundation’s medical program.

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ABOUT THE SHALOM FOUNDATION: The Shalom Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to demonstrating Christian values while providing humanitarian aid to children and their families living in extreme poverty. The organization provides educational opportunities for children and adults, essential food and clean water for the malnourished, community outreach and medical assistance for basic healthcare and critical care needs through The Moore Pediatric Surgery Center in Guatemala City. It is located at P.O. Box 1354, Franklin, Tennessee 37065. To learn more and make a tax-deductible donation, please visit www.theshalomfoundation.org. Join the conversation at  www.facebook.com/ShalomFoundation and follow on Twitter @TheShalomKids.

Always special to see our country artists sharing their talents for a good cause. In addition to Martina’s web site, be sure to visit her facebook, and follow her on Twitter @martinamcbride.

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Martina McBride on stage at this year's event. PHOTO CREDIT: Kimberly Galardi Photography Last week, country music superstar Martina McBride shared her time and musical talents at Nashville’s Hymns, Hams & Jams concert from Loveless Barn in support of The Shalom Foundation. The event was...