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November 30, 2018
World Relief to Be Featured on the Hallmark Channel’s Amy Grant’s Tennessee Christmas
Baltimore, Md. – World Relief Memphis will be featured this Monday, December 3, on “Amy Grant’s Tennessee Christmas – Presented by Hallmark Channel,” a part of the network’s #1-rated programming event, COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS.
The one-hour musical special will air nationwide at 6 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. CT and will feature performances by multi-platinum-selling singer, songwriter Amy Grant, her husband and fellow GRAMMY winner Vince Gill, EMMY-nominated television star Kellie Pickler and long-time friend, GRAMMY winner Michael W. Smith. The artists will shine a light on the true spirit of Christmas with heartfelt stories, favorite family holiday memories, unforgettable musical performances and features on special charities in Tennessee. The special is Executive Produced and Directed by Tom Forrest of Taillight TV, a Nashville-based production company that has worked with some of the biggest names in music. This year's COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS marks the largest slate of holiday programming ever.
The charities featured represent East, Middle and West Tennessee and include Song for Veterans, Scott Hamilton Cares Foundation, Appalachian Relief Fund and Barefoot Republic, Grant’s own camp for kids. World Relief, a global organization with offices around the country, including Memphis, will be the final charity highlighted, representing West Tennessee. The feature will direct viewers to a website to learn more about World Relief and how they can get involved in helping immigrants and refugees.
World Relief’s offices across the United States have welcomed 300,000 refugees over the past 40 years and have resettled over 1,300 refugees in Tennessee over last six years. More than 68 million people are displaced worldwide, and World Relief works in 20 countries in the areas of refugee assistance, disaster response, health and child development, economic development and peacebuilding.
World Relief offers refugees in the United States a variety of services and programs, including housing, medical care, legal services, and education and career counseling. World Relief begins its work with a warm welcome at the airport by a Good Neighbor team of volunteers.
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Don't forget to tune in and watch her one-hour musical special — A Tennessee Christmas Monday, December 3, 6 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. CT on Hallmark Channel.
About World Relief:
World Relief is a global Christian humanitarian organization that seeks to overcome violence, poverty and injustice. Through love in action, we bring hope, healing and restoration to millions of the world’s most vulnerable women, men and children through vital and sustainable programs in disaster response, health and child development, economic development and peacebuilding, as well as refugee and immigration services in the U.S. For 75 years, we’ve partnered with churches and communities, currently across more than 20 countries, to provide relief from suffering and help people rebuild their lives.
Learn more at worldrelief.org.